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Senior Support Worker - West Coast

·         Make a difference in your community

·         Based in Greymouth

·         Full time

Gateway has been making a positive difference in the lives of many people in the Nelson-Marlborough-West Coast region for 25 years, and we are seeking people who are passionate about what we are passionate about: empowering people towards wellbeing and working in partnership with people at the centre.

This is a community-based role supporting young people who are at-risk for Gateway’s Snapshot service.  As a youth worker, your job is all about connecting with the young person and helping them to achieve their goals and aspirations.  You will be part of a caring and supportive team of professionals.

As a Senior Youth Worker, you will be responsible for overseeing a small team, office administration, reporting to Nelson-based manager, and networking with local organisations.

 We encourage you to apply for this role if you:

·         Have experience in youth work or similar roles

·         Have a passion for and natural ability in connecting with young people, and have a good understanding of current youth issues and influences

·         Have experience leading people and managing key stakeholder relationships

·         Work well in a team and independently

·         Are a good listener and communicator

·         Have a positive outlook and sense of humour

·         Are available to work evenings and weekends as required

·         Show resilience and the ability to overcome any challenge that comes your way

·         Are honest and trustworthy and have a willingness to learn

·         A basic level of fitness

·         Have the ability to satisfactorily pass a police check

·         Have a clean full driver licence

·         Have legal entitlement to work in New Zealand

Please direct all enquiries to Paul Milson, Youth Service Manager at paul.milson@ght.co.nz 027 545 7100

To apply for this position you will need to submit the following documents:

Cover letter

CV

Application for Employment form (see link below)

Please submit your completed application to the HR Manager abby.kuyk@ght.co.nz (03) 545 7100

Applications close Wednesday 25 September 2019

 

 

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