22 Aug 2018

Part-Time House Leader/s – Weekend Relief

Mana Recruitment – Posted by Mana RecruitmentAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

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House Leader/s – Weekend Relief

‘Freedom through Growth’

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Our client is a leading provider of re-integrative services. Their core focus is supporting people at risk by providing practical assistance and essential services to help support them to become independent, responsible and contributing members of society.

We are looking to recruit House Leaders for weekend relief shifts for 2 of their community based homes, based in Auckland.  You will need to display a high level of empathy and a non-judgemental attitude toward the clients you will be supporting.  Ideally, you will be a seasoned practitioner, whose life experiences have led you to apply to this position in the hope of giving back. You will have proven experience working with people at risk, and possess an understanding of the day to day challenges they face.

Home One Shifts:

Once a month weekend shift (job shared); from Friday at 5pm through to Sunday 5pm. You will be working alongside permanent live-in staff members, to provide weekend relief support for them once a month.

Home Two Shifts:

Regular weekend shifts are available, from Friday 5pm to Sunday 5pm. You will be working alongside permanent live-in staff member, to provide weekend relief support for them on a weekly basis.

Key to the success of this role is your ability to motivate and influence those living in our community homes while working as part of a team. In addition, your ability to maintain clear and professional boundaries at all times, provide practical solutions to day to day issues, manage risk and effectively communicate with people at all levels is essential to the success of the role.

A typical shift as a House Leader will see you:

  • Working co-operatively with people living in the home/s.
  • Monitoring people living in the home/s and co-ordinating the orderly functioning of the home/s.
  • Responding to emergency or incident situations in the home/s under the guidance of the Service Leader/Operations Manager.

If you pride yourself on your ability to provide a high standard of care, have solid experience supporting individuals with challenging and complex needs and wanting to make a difference to the reintegration of prisoners released to community then we want to hear from you.

All applications will be treated in confidence and for successful candidate’s police vetting and drug testing will form part of the process.  Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

How to Apply

For more information or a confidential chat, please contact Violetta or Tiare on (09) 6321108 or email violetta@manarecruitment.co.nz  or tiare@manarecruitment.co.nz

Job Categories: Social Services. Job Types: Part-Time.

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