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 7 days sick leave, 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

29 July 2019 17:30

Adult Community Support Workers

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 190717 CSW
Applications close on: Mon 29 Jul 2019 at 5pm.

The Community Support Worker is responsible for empowering and supporting people with mental health and addictions issues to live in the community in a setting which promotes self-confidence, independence and choice.

  • The tasks and supports are varied and will depend on the needs and aspirations of each person.
  • Work within strengths based framework that promotes and embraces recovery and integration for whaiora.
  • Maintain consistent work practices based on treatment guidelines from the referring service and or specialist.
  • Maintain internal treatment guidelines from Clinical Supports and or Team Leader – Service Care and Delivery.
  • Kaupapa Māori - Using the principles of strength-based recovery and community resources, actively work with Tangata Whaiora and their whanau to achieve identified goals and support needs.
  • Support – Ensure delivery of specified services as per contracts with funding bodies and the requirements of the National Mental Health Standards. 
  • Administration – Perform administrative functions to support the values and service delivery for the organisation, Tangata Whaiora, and the team.
  • Health and Safety - Meet both yours and the organisations health and safety obligations by adhering to standards of performance and communicating policy and process.

The Community Support Worker will have a minimum Level 4 Mental Health qualification or similar desired, (In exceptional circumstances should you not have this qualification; the organisation may at its discretion support you to obtain this) and/or 3+ years’ experience of relevant health services delivery, especially within Māori Health, Mental Health and Addictions services.

29 July 2019 17:30

Youth Community Support Worker

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 190717 YCSW
Applications close on: Mon 29 Jul 2019 at 5pm.

We are looking for a caring and understanding Youth Community Support Worker to join our Service Delivery team, based in Auckland.


  • An engaging and positive personality
  • An ability to listen
  • Friendly and approachable manners
  • Treats people with respect
  • Positive role model


  • Skills and experience to liaise, collaborate, facilitate and develop linkages with government, relevant community and clinical services, health and other professionals in relation to participant needs.
  • Experience in writing succinct case notes, follow up and documentation while using a Client Information Management System and other reporting platforms
  • Case management experiences with the ability to coordinate services working within a case management or care coordination frame.

Selection Process Requirements

  • Police Check
  • Working with Vulnerable Children check
  • Two verbal reference checks – one must be from your most recent employer
  • Pre-Employment Medical Exam and Drug Test (at our cost)

02 August 2019 17:30

Team Leader - Service & Delivery

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 190717 TL
Applications close on: Fri 02 Aug 2019 at 5pm.

The Team Leader – Service Care and Delivery is employed, to coordinate and contribute to the provision of appropriate top of scope recovery-focused supports to enable Tangata Whaiora

Essential Skills and Competencies:

  • Proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor, an example of integrity
  • Relationship management skills including a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Caseload supervision and management experience
  • Work within a framework that promotes and embraces recovery and reintegration for service users.
  • Clear communicator with good negotiation skills
  • Respectful to others, kind and fair who inspires team commitment
  • Organizational, time-management and decision-making skills
  • Willingness to delegate
  • Good PC skills, especially MS Excel
  • Understanding of Te Reo me ona Tikanga

You will:

  • Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture and based on principles of recovery, choice and personalized care, providing a role model to the rest of the team.
  • Work proactively in accordance with the principles of social inclusion, promoting independence and recovery.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of three community adult services and provide expertise and guidance in complex and high risk situations in accordance with guidelines and best practice
  • Motivate team members and monitor team performance and report on metrics
  • Hold a relevant Mental Health and Addictions and/or Front Line Management qualification
  • Be fully conversant with the Microsoft suite of office based software
  • Hold a full, current and clean New Zealand driver's licence, driving a manual vehicle is desirable

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    Contact Us

    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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