Odyssey House has been providing residential treatment for drug and alcohol addiction for over 35 years in Canterbury. We operate a women only residential service, aimed at women involved in the criminal justice system. We are looking for an afternoon support workers to join the team providing support to the 12 wahine living in residence at any time.
In this role you will driving residents to appointments, tending to day to day activities with the residents such as preparing dinner, evening medications, participating in recreation activities, co-ordinating group experiences, role modelling positive behaviours and responding to situations as they arise.
There is an evidence-based model that we operate to. This keeps everyone safe and our wahine on a journey to wellbeing, so you will need to work within a structure and understand boundaries.
You will need:
good organisational skills
to be a team player working with clinicians and other support workers
Level 4 qualification in a health and wellbeing fields, or be willing to work towards this (Odyssey actively encourages and supports training)
Be available Friday and Saturdays from 3pm-10.30pm
Reliable transport to travel just south of Tai Tapu
Experience in a support worker role
Odyssey House and Pathway Trust are proud to be driving this programme, and welcome a team who are passionate about making a difference and striving for successful outcomes.
We offer competitive rates of pay, a rural location allowance and the opportunity to be part of a larger organisation within the Christchurch NGO and Social Enterprise Sectors.
Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.