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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 027 545 7100

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

Cover letter


Application for Employment form (see link below)

Please submit your completed application to the HR Manager (03) 545 7100

Applications close Wednesday 25 September 2019



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