Caroline Reid Family Support Worker


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$41,000-51,000 per year



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Christchurch, Canterbury 



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Full time

Job Description:

Stepping Stone Trust (SST) is a faith based organisation and the largest NGO Mental Health Service in Canterbury. SST operates Residential, Respite and Community Support services for Youth through to Older Persons for 500+ tangata whaiora/consumers each week.

The Caroline Reid Family Support Service has been operating for 15 years and is a well-recognised, established COPMIA/SPHC service that has been developed to ensure support to vulnerable children, young persons and their families where parental mental illness is present.
This position would suit someone who has a passion for working with children, young people, and families and who is reflective and flexible in their practice.

Job Requirements:

We are looking for a person who is energetic and enthusiastic, who is committed to the wellbeing of children and young people where mental illness exists in a parent.
At Stepping Stone Trust we offer a supportive working environment, professional development opportunities and the chance to be part of a team that is dedicated, passionate and highly competent. 

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following competencies, abilities and attributes: 
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Ability to engage and develop good relationships with children, young people, and families
  • Effective group working skills especially with children and parents
  • Be able to contribute in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Understand, and have the ability and willingness to work cross culturally and commitment to the principles of Treaty of Waitangi 
You need a full New Zealand driver's license, computer literacy, an attention to detail and the ability to work in an inter-agency collaborative setting.
The role would ideally suit a person with a Level 4 Certificate in Health and Wellbeing or equivalent (please check the Careerforce website to see if your qualification has equivalency).  This could also include recent graduates.
The role is due to start mid-January 2019 and the pay range is $41k to 51k per annum for 1.0 FTE ($19.80 to $24.50 per hour) in line with gender pay equity.

It is vital that you are able to fit with the vision, mission and core values of Stepping Stone Trust, as outlined on our website - .
Initial enquiries to HR Admin or 03-338-6390

Applications close 5pm Monday 3rd December 2018

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 4450900.

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Stepping Stone Trust PO Box 33-103, Barrington 8244 Christchurch, NZ
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

Phone: 3386390
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