Enliven Disability Services work alongside young people under 65 living with a disability. We aim to empower and support our clients to live an extraordinary life as valued members of the community. You will be part of a team working to make a difference in your local community.
Our Community Mentors supports clients to participate in community activities of their choosing.
You will journey alongside clients supporting them to work towards and achieve a good life through the development of networks, increased community participation and engagement in activities that support their goals and aspirations.
In this role:
You will provide invaluable support to our client to engage in activities in their local community, explore who they are and what they want to achieve, and support clients to make meaningful connections with others.
You will support clients to attend activities which may include water- based therapy programs (training provided), tenpin bowling and attending local sporting events.
You will need to have good interpersonal and communication skills, be open-minded, patient and empathetic.
- 20 hours per week.
- $22.70 – $28.25 per hour
To be a successful you will have a passion for supporting people with disabilities, a desire to see people reach their potential, and an ability to see each person as an individual, with unique needs and abilities.
You will also hold a Level 2-4 Health and Wellbeing Certificate (or equivalent).
Why work with us:
At Enliven, we value our staff, we understand that people want an opportunity to grow and develop in their careers. Our work environment is supportive, with access to an extensive range of training programmes.
While you work for us, we can provide you with opportunities to gain a recognised NZQA qualification at no cost. We are committed to continuous learning and supporting a career pathway with opportunities within our organisation, and the wider disability sector.
Health insurance and annual wellbeing day offered after 6 months.
As a Community Mentor you will become part of the PSEC team, leading social change with courage and care.
For more information about this unique and interesting role, contact Wendy Reisima on firstname.lastname@example.org.