FAMILY SUPPORT FIELDWORKER REQUIRED
Based in Alexandra and covering the Central Otago/Wakatipu region.
FULL TIME (37.5 Hrs/wk) OR JOB SHARE PERMANENT POSITION: We currently have a vacancy for a skilled, enthusiastic Family Support Field Worker to join our Central Otago/Wakatipu team.
The position would suit someone who has:
Experience in working with families in mental illness and addiction; including goal setting, problem solving, supporting, networking and advocacy for families.
Experience working within the Mental Health Sector including building collaborative relationships with other mental health service providers and health professionals.
An ability to develop and maintain functional networks within the Central Otago/Wakatipu Community.
Well-developed communication skills and the ability to liaise with a wide range of service users from all sectors of society.
Sound Computer Skills
An Allied Health qualification such as Mental Health Support worker Diploma or Certificate, Social Worker or other related Health Qualification including 2 years post-graduate experience is required for this role.
Able Charitable Trust (Inc.) is a community based, non-profit organisation servicing the greater Otago and Southland region made up of four existing Supporting Families branches that have been assisting families, whanau and caregivers for over 35 years.
For a Job Description and Person Specification please contact:
Felicia Wade – Acting General Manager,
PO Box 4003, St Kilda Dunedin
Ph: 03 455 5973
All applications are to be accompanied by a hand written letter of introduction, along with a copy of your CV. Applications close 4th March 2016