Employment Opportunities

Community Support Facilitator - Taranaki (Full time, Permanent)

Small steps can make a world of difference!
Progress to Health’s ultimate aim is to create communities without barriers. We value flexibility, inclusiveness, responsiveness and being passionate.
Do you consider yourself a “positive change agent”? Do you care about recovery-focused mental health support for people? Then you might just be the person we are looking for.
Do the following make sense to you?
  • Creating a level playing field
  • Being relationship based
  • Using the ‘lightest touch’
  • Contributing to community strengthening/manaakitanga
  • Being person driven/tino rangatiratanga
  • Everyday lives in everyday places for everyone
The Right Person for This Role:
  • Can develop trusting and productive relationships with people using the service
  • Takes a non-judgmental approach
  • Proactively links the person to opportunities
  • Supports the person to work towards and achieve their personal aspirations by suggesting appropriate recovery related activities
If this is you, then you:
  • Have demonstrable evidence of understanding mental health issues, stigma, discrimination and how they impact on a person’s quality of life.
  • Have a positive attitude and respect toward all people.
  • Understand of the three principles of Te Tiriti O Waitangi
  • Are computer literate (Office 365 and a client management system)
  • Have a current driver’s license and first aid certificate.
  • Have a relevant formal qualification and/or proven track record
By joining our team, you will find yourself working with individuals to ensure they have real choices, can plan their own futures with tailored tools and have the skills to navigate their own road maps toward employment and/or training.
Ideally, we’re looking for someone who reflects our values, and can assist clients to move forward to create better and brighter futures for themselves, their whanau and their communities. Your ability to maintain confidentiality, discretion and make sound judgement calls will be a given.

You’ll bring to the role your personality, professional work ethic, relevant qualification,
experience and knowledge to offer your clients the perfect blend of support. In return we’ll provide you with a supportive, fully resourced yet flexible working environment filled with the passionate people, we proudly call our team.

If you have the relevant experience, a flexible approach, thrive on the responsibility of a self managed role, have high performance standards and a great sense of humour, please contact us for an application pack by e-mailing admin@progresstohealth.org.nz or by calling 07 829 4822.

Please note this is a re-advertisement. You are welcome to reapply,
but please don’t just resend your previous application information.

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