Residential Support Worker

  • Anonymous Company
  • Ahuriri, Hawkes Bay
  • May 28, 2024
Full-Time Community Development Community Services

Job Description

Whatever it Takes Trust (WITT) is proud to be a lived experience, peer support organisation who has been working in the community for over 20 years. 

Supporting Tāngata Whaiora (clients) and Whānau who are experiencing Mental Health, Addictions and Homelessness. 

                  Our Values and Mission underpin our WHY, WHAT and HOW

  Manaakitanga, Courage, Aroha, Rangatiratanga, Whanaungatanga

                          Our mission:  Walking with Whānau to Wellness 

These gives purpose to our mahi, keep us accountable and support everything we do to support Whanau.

We have had internal promotions and kaimahi have moved onto a new journey, so we're excited to be recruiting into this team. 

Our residential team support whanau in a supported residential setting. The 24/7 rosters ensure that our people have support all day every day. Whaiora lead a recovery focused life, attending day programmes, which offer all types of life enhancing groups. 

If you have a genuine passion for supporting whanau who deserve a better life and you can see supporting whanau to actively live within their community independently as a role that you can add value to, then send us your updated CV, tell us about you and the skills and experience you have along with any qualifications that would make you an excellent candidate for the role.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have skills and experience working with whanau with lived experience 
  • Have Mental Health and Wellbeing Level 4 or higher qualification.
  • Hold a clean, current full drivers' licence is an essential requirement.
  • Be a team player, who supports all staff and will model our values and commitment to Whaiora.
  • Committed to strength-based and solution-focused support for whanau.
  • Good understanding of supportive residential practices and procedures
  • High IT capability - Recordbase, ECA and Microsoft applications
  • A strong understanding of cultural diversity specifically our commitment to Māori and Pasifika
  • Te Tiriti o Waitangi & Equitable outcome awareness.
  • Committed to equity for our Whaiora and Whanau.

Our rosters are 24/7 Monday-Sunday - Morning, Afternoon, Wake-over shifts.


Whatever It Takes Trust

Job Summary

Our residential team support whanau in a supported residential setting. T

How to apply

We require a Cover letter and CV. Our process is to tele-interview and face to face interview with a panel with the right applicants. Click APPLY

Suitable applicants will be interviewed as applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this opportunity.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?


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