Peer Support Specialist (Full/Part Time), Matariki, CM Health-CMH06020
Newways of working
Nau te rourou, naku te rourou, ka oraai te iwi
With your input and mine, wellness will thrive
Full time/Part time
Join us at Matariki Community Mental Health Centrefor a full time or part time role as a Peer Support Specialist. At CountiesManukau Health our shared vision is to work in partnership with our communitiesto improve the health status of all, with particular emphasis on Maaori andPacific peoples and other communities with health disparities.
Our community team provides comprehensive mentalhealth assessment, treatment and recovery support for Tangata Whaiora/ServiceUsers in the Mangere and Otara community.
In this role you will work within our culturallydiverse community, providing peer support, and recovery coaching to people whoare working towards their mental health recovery. You will be supportingpeople in the location of their choice: their home, in a clinical setting or alocation in the community. You will also be involved in the facilitationof recovery group programmes.
Workdays are Monday to Friday within the hours 8am- 5pm (Part-time and Full-time positions available).
To be successful in this position you will have thefollowing specific training, skills and attributes:
Peer Support Training Certificate
Completed a programme in Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) or similar
An ability to apply the Peer Support approach
An understanding of recovery concepts, pathways and values
Excellent verbal, written and computer literacy skills
Knowledge and understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi and its application to health
A full clean driver’s licence is essential
Please apply online at www.countieshealthjobs.com with a CV and cover letter
For more information, please contact Andy de Matosin the Recruitment Centre at 092760044 ext 56837 or (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)
Job number: CMH06020
Closing date: 25 February 2020
At Counties Manukau Health people and their livesmatter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that iscommitted to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. Tohelp us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share ourvalues and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly valueseeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. Our valuesare Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If theseare your values too, then join us today.
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
:Counties Manukau DHB
:Community Support WorkerFull-timeMonday - Friday