Kaupapa Maori Health Care Services

in the Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

ICAMHS Peer Support

We are a Kaupapa Maori Non Government Organisation in Tauranga Moana seeking a motivated individual to join our Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Team (ICAMHS) in the role of Peer Support. This is a permanent full time position delivered Monday through Friday.

As a focused, highly organised, and a self-motivated Peer Support you will be required to plan, develop, and deliver an innovative activities programme focussing on recovery, resilience and character building, Healthy Lifestyles, Nutrition and positive socialisation.

You will build and maintain relationships, and be required to work closely with the CAMHS Case Manager and Whanau Support Kaimahi.

The successful candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm into this role, will be service oriented, possess exceptional people skills and be passionate about providing quality programs for youth.

Key Requirements
• Level 4 Mental Health & Addiction Support Certificate
• Clean, full drivers license
• Clearance to work with vulnerable children
• Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
• A passion for working with youth consumers of Mental Health Services
• Ability to work within a team environment and as an independently when required
• Proficient Computer skills

Preferred but not Essential
• Experience and/or qualification in Health & Wellbeing/Fitness/Sports
• Experience in Health & Fitness assessments/ screening tools/ lifestyle goal planning
• Experience in programme coordination and group facilitation.

Applicants can forward a CV and Cover Letter to recruitment@temanutoroa.org.nz

Applications Close: Monday 18th February 2019.