Odyssey House and Pathway Trust operate a women only residential alcohol and other drug treatment service. He Kete Oranga o te Mana Wahine is aimed at women involved in the criminal justice system.
We are looking for support workers, preferably with lived experience of alcohol and/or other drug use, or the criminal justice system, to provide support to the 12 wahine living in residence at any time.
You will be working in a rural residential setting, 20 mins south of Christchurch city so reliable transport is a must.
In this role you will driving residents to appointments, tending to day to day activities with the residents such as preparing food and participating in outdoor activities, co-ordinating group experiences, role modelling positive behaviours and responding to situations as they arise.
You will need:
good organisational skills
to be a team player working with clinicians and other support workers
to have an understanding of the challenges that our residents face.
Level 4 qualification in a health and wellbring fields, or be willing to work towards this (Odyssey actively encourages and supports training)
This is a 40 hour per week role, the roster rotates between 7am and 10pm, Monday - Saturday.
Odyssey House and Pathway Trust are proud to be driving this exciting new programme, and welcome a team who are passionate about making a difference and striving for successful outcomes. We offer competitive rates of pay, and the opportunity to be part of larger organisations within the Christchurch NGO and Social Enterprise Sectors.
Please apply by sending an application form, CV and covering letter to email@example.com.