Mauria mai o matauranga mo te oranga o te tangata

We are a Kaupapa Maori mental health and addictions provider who is committed to helping individuals and whanau toward wellness through the delivery of Integrated Tikanga Māori services.

Our commitment is to improve the well-being of people. We believe in nurturing wellness.

Located in the heart of Manukau we are closely located to public transport and amenities including cafes, retail outlets and two of Auckland’s finest institutes of technology.

Top reasons for working for us;

  • A Unique Work Culture – Working together to convert passion into action
  • The challenge of meaningful work that makes a sustainable impact on people’s lives
  • Great Benefits including Life Insurance and Revitalization Days
  • Work-Life Balance - We are a Whanau friendly workplace
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for on-the-job training

If you want to be part of a great team who work alongside people every day to realise their dreams and aspirations through Kaupapa Maori values such as whanaungatanga and manaakitanga then we encourage you to check out our current vacancy listings below

20 November 2021 17:00

Community Support Worker

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 210927 CSW
Applications close on: Sat 20 Nov 2021 at 5pm.

Looking for an opportunity to work with Whanau Whaiora and help assist them to realise their potential


Te mahi tūranga - About the role

The Support Worker will play a vital role and will help facilitate positive decision making within a team environment by working alongside Whanau Whaiora to achieve their desired wellbeing outcomes. You will work within a multidisciplinary team and utilise our model of care to enhance the lives of Whanau Whaiora.

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

  • Minimum Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognised equivalent or be willing to complete study towards this qualification.
  • A passion for working with people to achieve their aspirations
  • Practical skills and experience working with whanau whaiora
  • Ability to work with a caseload and liaise with community agencies
  • An awareness of Tikanga Maori practices
  • Ability to write case notes and intermediate computer skills
  • Enjoy working collaboratively with various stakeholders

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Te huarahi tono - How to apply

To apply, visit www.mahitahi.co.nz to download an Application for Employment and Position Description. Email your current Resume and Cover letter to vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz

For more information about this role, email vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz or call the Human Resource Officer on 09 262-4533.

This position will be advertised until filled.

20 November 2021 17:00

Social Worker

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 210927 SW
Applications close on: Sat 20 Nov 2021 at 5pm.

Looking for an opportunity to apply your Social work practice within a Kaupapa Maori Mental Health organisation


Te mahi tūranga - About the role

The Social Worker, will apply their social work practice to work with Whanau Whaiora to achieve their desired wellbeing outcomes. You will have opportunity to use your skills within a multidisciplinary team approach and work across a diverse caseload. You will play a vital role and be responsible for empowering and supporting Whanau Whaiora to equip them with the resources to be support better choices and decision making.

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

  • Relevant Applied Social Worker qualification and/ or equivalent
  • Strong interpersonal skills - ability to build rapport with Whanau Whaiora and provide encouragement
  • Ability to work across the lifespan.
  • Understanding of Te Reo me ona Tikanga
  • Ability to work with each individual Whanau Whaiora and provide appropriate support
  • Ability to work in high pressure situations, maintaining composure and to identify and mitigate risk
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong problem solving abilities
  • Have the ability to work cohesively and effectively with other team members, and Community Networks

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Te huarahi tono - How to apply

To apply, visit www.mahitahi.co.nz to download an Application for Employment and Position Description. Email your current Resume and Cover letter to vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz

For more information about this role, email vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz or call the Human Resource Officer on 09 262-4533.

This position will be advertised until filled.

20 November 2021 17:00

AOD Practitioner

Location: Manukau City, Auckland
Reference #: 210927 AODP
Applications close on: Sat 20 Nov 2021 at 5pm.

Looking for an opportunity to work with Rangatahi and help assist them to realise their potential


Te mahi tūranga - About the role

This is a new service and an opportunity to use your clinical experience and knowledge to enhance the lives of Rangatahi and their whanau. Use principles of holistic therapeutic interventions and a cultural approach as a base for clinical practice. The Practitioner will be responsible for clinical oversight and management of a specific treatment programme for Rangatahi. A key focus is to complete clinical assessments and interventions to minimise the long-term physical, spiritual, social and economic impact of alcohol and other drug use.

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

  • Minimum of a Level 7 Diploma in Alcohol and Drug Counselling or other social service field
  • Registration with DAPAANZ as an alcohol and other drug practitioner
  • Understanding of Te Reo Māori me ona Tikanga Māori
  • Excellent engagement, communication and motivational enhancement skills
  • Knowledge of child and adolescent development and of addiction issues
  • Experience working with behaviour change models
  • Experience working with harm reduction strategies

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Te huarahi tono - How to apply

To apply, visit www.mahitahi.co.nz to download an Application for Employment and Position Description. Email your current Resume and Cover letter to vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz

For more information about this role, email vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz or call the Human Resource Officer on 09 262-4533.

This position will be advertised until filled.

22 October 2021 17:00

AOD Community Support Worker

Location: Manukau City, Auckland
Reference #: 210927 AODCSW
Applications close on: Fri 22 Oct 2021 at 5pm.

Looking for an opportunity to work with Rangatahi and help assist them to realise their potential


Te mahi tūranga - About the role

This is a new service and an opportunity to use your experience and knowledge of addictions and social interventions to enhance the lives of Rangatahi and their whanau. The Support Worker will play a vital role and be responsible for empowering and supporting Rangatahi struggling with addictions to minimise the harm of alcohol and/or other drugs. You will work with whanau and equip them with the resources to support better choices and decision making.

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

  • Minimum of a Level 4 in Alcohol and Drug Counselling or other social service field
  • Working towards becoming registered with DAPAANZ
  • Understanding of Te Reo Māori me ona Tikanga Māori
  • Have Lived experience with addictions and a willingness to inspire others
  • Knowledge of behaviour change models
  • Knowledge of harm reduction strategies

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Te huarahi tono - How to apply

To apply, visit www.mahitahi.co.nz to download an Application for Employment and Position Description. Email your current Resume and Cover letter to vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz

For more information about this role, email vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz or call the Human Resource Officer on 09 262-4533.

This position will be advertised until filled.

20 November 2021 17:00

Cultural Support, Kaitiaki Maori

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 211015 CSKM
Applications close on: Sat 20 Nov 2021 at 5pm.

The Cultural Support person will play a vital role in identifying and facilitating appropriate cultural interventions


Te mahi tūranga - About the role

This is a new service and an opportunity to use your experience and knowledge of Tikanga Māori cultural assessments to support an appropriate wellness pathway for Māori service users at Mahitahi and Kainga Trust. The Cultural Support person will play a vital role in identifying and facilitating appropriate cultural interventions. You will work with whanau and equip them with the resources to support better choices and decision-making.

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of tikanga Māori
  • Committed to Te Ao Maori perspectives and the use of Te Reo
  • Facilitate kaimahi training
  • Passionate and confident public speaker
  • Facilitate appropriate cultural responses
  • Knowledge of cultural enhancement
  • Proven cultural leadership ability
  • A reasonable level of fluency in Te Reo Māori,
  • Have an in-depth understanding of tikanga and confidence in Te Ao Māori
  • Proven knowledge and experience in working with Māori communities
  • Proven experience developing and facilitating workshops to build Māori capability within an organisation

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Te huarahi tono - How to apply

To apply, visit www.mahitahi.co.nz to download an Application for Employment and Position Description. Email your current Resume and Cover letter to vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz

For more information about this role, email vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz or call the Human Resource Officer on 09 262-4533.

This position will be advertised until filled.

20 November 2021 17:00

Youth Community Support Worker

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 211015 YCSW
Applications close on: Sat 20 Nov 2021 at 5pm.

Looking for a Youth Community Support Worker who has positive energy, a non-judgemental attitude who can engage with Rangatahi and Whanau


Te mahi tūranga - About the role

This role of Youth Community Support Worker is to provide children and young people with increased opportunities, support to access services, to develop or redevelop skills, build confidence and reconnect with their community. You will work with whanau and equip them with the resources to support better choices and decision-making.

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

  • An engaging and positive personality
  • Excellent listening and observation skills.
  • Have a passion working with Youth/ Rangatahi
  • Friendly and approachable manner
  • Treats people with respect
  • Positive role model
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • A non-judgemental attitude
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Initiative and leadership qualities
  • Ethical practice and the ability to maintain professional boundaries.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Calm and professional manner

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Te huarahi tono - How to apply

To apply, visit www.mahitahi.co.nz to download an Application for Employment and Position Description. Email your current Resume and Cover letter to vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz

For more information about this role, email vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz or call the Human Resource Officer on 09 262-4533.

This position will be advertised until filled.

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Phone: (09) 262 4533

Fax: (09) 262 5069

Address: 15a Ronwood Ave, Manukau, Auckland 2104

PO Box: PO Box 97537, Manukau, Auckland 2241

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