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Community Support Worker
Community Services Team
Wellington City Mission

  • Do you enjoy supporting a range of people in the Community?
  • An exciting new role working alongside our Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) and Financial Mentors
  • Rewarding work, within a supportive team

The Community Support Worker (CSW) is part of the Community Services Team. The Community Services Team works across a variety of WCM bases in central wellington providing professional supports from a strength and empowerment-based perspective with manuhiri, and their whanau, who are experiencing a wide range of complex situations and social issues

About Us

Wellington City Mission supports people across the Wellington Region through a range of community and residential services.  The Community Services Team is on an exciting journey as we prepare for new services to open, including Whakamaru and Te Ō.  Whakamaru is a new and pioneering community hub development in the heart of the city that will reshape the way we deliver care and support for our community. Te Ō is Wellingtons own Single Site Supported Housing.  Both pioneering developments in the heart of Wellington.

Our vision is “People and Communities empowered, transformed, experiencing fullness of life”.

Our Values are Aroha, Tumanako, Manakitanga, and Whānaungatanga

The Role

If you are looking for a new challenge, we have a great opportunity as a Community Support Worker working alongside our supportive Community Services Multi-Disciplinary Team. You will find the work extremely rewarding because you’ll make a real difference in the lives of people using our service.

The Community Support Workers purpose is to support manuhiri connected with Wellington City Mission to achieve their goals through a strength-based empowerment approach. The CSW will work alongside other members of the community support team and work to support manuhiri to implement plans that they have developed

You will be located at our Newtown office, which will allow you to be connected with the professional and clinical support of a multidisciplinary team.

About you

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Have experience of supporting individuals and whanau in the community that present with a variety of needs and complexities.
  • Level 4 Health and Wellbeing Qualification, or other relevant qualification would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of community resources and support networks.
  • Be an enthusiastic and self-motivated person who can work easily alongside our existing multidisciplinary team and Financial Mentors.
  • Can work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment is essential.
  • Experience working within a mental health and/or addiction community service.
  • Demonstrate your ability to build and maintain strong relationships and collaborate across the health and social service sector.

How to apply

To be considered for this role, you would need to be living in and eligible to work in New Zealand. For a copy of the Position Description please head to our website  –  https://wellingtoncitymission.org.nz/about/working-here/

We would love to hear from you if you’re looking for the next step in your career. Please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your motivation for applying and how you meet the requirements of the role to allan@wcm.org.nz Applications close on Monday, 22 April.

Please note: we may review applications before the closing date and we encourage you to apply as soon as you are able. We reserve the right to withdraw the job advertisement at any time before our closing date. 

Registered Addictions Practitioner
Community Services Team
Wellington City Mission

  • Are you looking for your next exciting career move?
  • An exciting new role working within an MDT
  • Rewarding work, within a supportive team of professionals

Join a supportive team where you will work with individuals across the Wellington region experiencing a range of Addictions, mental health and trauma based challenges. You will have the opportunity to work one to one with individuals as well as facilitating groups and workshops.

 About Us

Wellington City Mission supports people across the Wellington Region through a range of community and residential services.  The Community Services Team is on an exciting journey as we prepare for new services to open, including Whakamaru and Te Ō.  Whakamaru is a new and pioneering community hub development in the heart of the city that will reshape the way we deliver care and support for our community. Te Ō is Wellingtons own Single Site Supported Housing.  Both pioneering developments in the heart of Wellington.

Our vision is “People and Communities empowered, transformed, experiencing fullness of life”.

Our Values are Aroha, Tumanako, Manaakitanga, and Whānaungatanga

The Role

If you are looking for a new challenge, we have a great opportunity as an experienced Addictions Practitioner working within our supportive Community Services Multi-Disciplinary Team. You will find the work extremely rewarding because you’ll make a real difference in the lives of people using our service.  

As an Addictions Practitioner, you will provide harm reduction approaches and brief intervention support for people with addictions and/or mental health challenges. Your case management will focus on the individual’s addictions and mental health needs and providing them with the tools and ability to be successful.

You will be located at our Newtown office, which will allow you to be connected with the professional and clinical support of a multidisciplinary team. This role will require some on call duties, which will be renumerated, and would be on a roster.

About you

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Have a current practicing certificate, or you will be a Counsellor with Drug and Alcohol Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa (DAAPNZ) registration, or an NZAC member.
  • Tertiary alcohol and drug qualifications, or similar qualification such as social work, psychology, or nursing with extensive experience of working with addictions and mental health.
  • Have experience and qualifications in providing recognised therapy such as: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectal Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) or similar. (If you are in the final stage of completing your area of therapy study, we would consider your application).
  • Knowledge of community resources and support networks.
  • Be an enthusiastic and self-motivated person who can work easily alongside our existing multidisciplinary team.
  • Can work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment is essential.
  • Experience working within a mental health and/or addiction.
  • Demonstrate your ability to build and maintain strong relationships and collaborate across the health and social service sector.

How to apply

For a copy of the Position Description please head to our website  –  https://wellingtoncitymission.org.nz/about/working-here/

This role will require some rostered on-call duties, which are renumerated.  

We would love to hear from you if you’re looking for the next step in your career. Please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your motivation for applying and how you meet the requirements of the role to Paula@wcm.org.nz Applications close on Tuesday, 2 April.

Please note: we may review applications before the closing date and we encourage you to apply as soon as you are able. We reserve the right to withdraw the job advertisement at any time before our closing date. 

Registered Mental Health Practitioner
Community Services Team
Wellington City Mission

  • Are you looking for your next exciting career move?
  • An exciting new role working within an MDT
  • Rewarding work, within a supportive team of professionals

Join a supportive team where you will work with individuals across the Wellington region experiencing a range of Mental Health challenges. You will have the opportunity to work one to one with individuals as well as facilitating groups and workshops.

 About Us

Wellington City Mission supports people across the Wellington Region through a range of community and residential services.  The Community Services Team is on an exciting journey as we prepare for new services to open, including Whakamaru and Te Ō.  Whakamaru is a new and pioneering community hub development in the heart of the city that will reshape the way we deliver care and support for our community. Te Ō is Wellingtons own Single Site Supported Housing.  Both pioneering developments in the heart of Wellington.

Our vision is “People and Communities empowered, transformed, experiencing fullness of life”.

Our Values are Aroha, Tumanako, Manakitanga, and Whānaungatanga

The Role

If you are looking for a new challenge, we have a great opportunity as a Mental Health Professional working within our supportive Community Services Multi-Disciplinary Team. You will find the work extremely rewarding because you’ll make a real difference in the lives of people using our service.  

As a Mental Health Professional, you will provide brief intervention support for people with mental health challenges and/or addictions. Your work will focus on the individual’s mental health needs and providing them with the tools and ability to be successful.

You will be located at our Newtown office, which will allow you to be connected with the professional and clinical support of a multidisciplinary team. This role will require some on call duties, which will be renumerated, and would be on a roster

About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be a registered Mental Health Professional (Nurse, OT, Psychologist, AOD Practitioner)
  • Have a current practicing certificate, or you will be a Counsellor with Drug and Alcohol Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa (DAAPNZ) registration, or an NZAC member.
  • Have experience and qualifications in providing recognised therapy such as: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectal Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) or similar. (If you are in the final stage of completing your area of therapy study, we would consider your application).
  • Knowledge of community resources and support networks.
  • Be an enthusiastic and self-motivated person who can work easily alongside our existing multidisciplinary team.
  • Can work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment is essential.
  • Experience working within a mental health and/or addiction.
  • Demonstrate your ability to build and maintain strong relationships and collaborate across the health and social service sector.

How to apply

For a copy of the Position Description please head to our website – https://wellingtoncitymission.org.nz/about/working-here/

We would love to hear from you if you’re looking for the next step in your career. Please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your motivation for applying and how you meet the requirements of the role to Paula@wcm.org.nz

Please note: we may review applications before the closing date and we encourage you to apply as soon as you are able. We reserve the right to withdraw the job advertisement at any time before our closing date.