Clinical Youth Mobile Worker
Tā mātou mahi | We offer
We offer a supportive environment where you can learn and grow in your expertise. You will join whānau who live by our values and enjoy making a difference in the lives of tāngata whaiora. We would like you to thrive in your role and offer training and opportunities for professional development. We offer the chance to be a part of a closely knit team as well as times of independent work. After six months employment we offer paid birthday leave.
This is a permanent full-time position, working Monday to Friday, fortnightly shift pattern AM 10:00 - 18:30 / PM 13:00 - 21:30.
Mō Te Tūranga | About The role
The Youth Mobile service is utilised by young people (age 14 - 24) who need a high level of support to manage their mental distress. The goal of the team is to work towards recovery and assist tāngata whaiora to function within the community. You have regular contact with tāngata whaiora visiting a minimum of twice weekly and a maximum of daily. In this role you support them in achieving their goals, seek to increase their social functioning and engagement. We work closely alongside CDHB Specialist Mental Health Services.
Mōu | About you
We would like you to have a few years' experience working with young people and the ability to engage and develop good relationships with tāngata whaiora and their whānau.
- Applied knowledge of brief intervention models.
- A registrable Allied Health qualification, e.g. Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapist.
- Knowledge of Youth Health issues (physical, sexual & recovery in mental distress).
- A full relevant class unendorsed motor vehicle license.
- Confident in using Microsoft Office and cloud-based systems.
To find out more about this vacancy, please refer to the position description or contact Aland Fish at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website www.stepstone.org.nz
Mō mātou | About us
We are a faith-based organisation, delivering mental health recovery services, and our mission is to journey with people to find a place of standing, hope, recovery, and wellness. We champion our values of Faith, Grace, Hope, Love, and Integrity in our work by bringing the best of ourselves to every situation and put the wellbeing of all the people we care for, first.
** As these positions are covered under the Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, a condition of employment is that staff are fully vaccinated.
** Our organisation has a strong commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people; and any employees will be vetted to a level appropriate to the role for which they have applied.