21 Oct 2021

Full-Time Housing Case Worker – RHP

Link People – Posted by Wise Management Services LtdHamilton, Waikato, New Zealand

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Job Description

- Are you a registered health practitioner with experience in mental health?
– Do you enjoy coordinating and organising people and tasks?
– Passionate about supporting people with their recovery and wellbeing?

Join an exciting and innovative service that provides housing solutions for the people we support in the Waikato!

Joining a highly skilled and passionate team that shares a strong sense of social justice, you’ll work in partnership with other agencies in the housing and health space, to coordinate access to housing and residential recovery services. You will work closely with residential providers and mental health clinical teams to review housing and support needs for people who are often living with intergenerational challenges, mental health, addiction, and trauma issues. We’d love to hear from applicants who are passionate about working with the most vulnerable members of our communities, to make a positive difference.

The Role/Te Tuunga

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00pm, though we would be willing to consider applications for someone who would like to work part time (minimum 30 hours per week).

The role is based in Hamilton/Kirikiriroa and will involve working across Hamilton/Kirikiriroa and surrounds. Travel to other parts of the Waikato DHB region may also be required at times.
This role will involve working within the Ahikāroa coordination service. The community housing-based service has a strong focus on collaborating with other services to support transition, recovery, and wellness. This role is suited to a registered heath professional, such as an occupational therapist, social worker or mental health nurse, AoD Practitioner who would like to use their professional skills in a transferable way, to make a difference in the housing and residential recovery space.

In this role you will work closely with key stakeholders to:

-review and coordinate referrals for mental health residential recovery services using a whānau centred approach
– identify and overcome barriers to accessing supported residential services
– identify on-going support needs for people in residential services to help them sustain and progress their living situation in line with their goals and aspirations.
– coordinate and facilitate transition through mental health residential recovery services into living situations to meet the needs of the people we support.

You/ Oū Pukenga
We’d love to hear from registered health professionals who have experience in the mental health and social sectors.
A confident communicator and relationship builder, you’ll quickly build credibility while showcasing your sound problem solving and conflict resolution skills. Your ability to work at pace and flourish under pressure will be complemented by excellent attention to detail, proficiency in record keeping and exceptional ability to organise and coordinate multiple tasks. You’ll have knowledge of and demonstrate utmost commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi principles and working with Māori. You will require a current practicing certificate for this role. A full New Zealand driving license is also essential. Experience with residential services or housing is also preferred.

The Wise Group are passionate supporters of our communities and vulnerable populations. We place a high value on the safety and wellbeing of our staff and the people we support. We endorse the Ministry of Health recommendation for vaccinations to protect us all against COVID-19. It is therefore our expectation that all new Wise Group employees are vaccinated.

The Benefits/Ngā Ahuatanga Pai
In this role, you can look forward to flexible work arrangements, extra leave, subsidies for school holiday childcare and a great team around you every day. You will be working in an organisation that believes in its purpose. You will be supported to maintain your ongoing professional development needs and professional registration. Be part of a supportive work environment where work life balance is encouraged, people are valued, and new solutions are the norm!

If you’re keen to be part of real social change, then apply now.

Closing Date: Monday 8th November 2021, PLEASE NOTE we will be shortlisting as we go, therefore, this advert may close when a suitable candidate has been found.

Position description: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/LP_Housing-Case-Worker-clinical-PD-1.pdf

Contact: Fiona Gibbons, Team Leader, on 027 751 0473

For further information, visit our websites www.linkpeople.co.nz

**All new appointees require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children’s Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.

How to Apply


Closing Date: Monday 8th November 2021, PLEASE NOTE we will be shortlisting as we go, therefore, this advert may close when a suitable candidate has been found.

Job Categories: Social Housing. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 60,000 - 80,000.

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