Housing First Key Worker, Auckland

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We are looking for a full-time Key Worker who can join our Housing First team and share our passion in ending homelessness.

We need someone who:

  • Can uncover and unleash the strengths of the people they are working with and walk alongside them as they determine their futures, based on their own choices, and self-determined goals
  • Can provide intensive, often long-term support based on these goals
  • Has extraordinary inter-personal skills, patience and empathy to build trusting relationships with the Housing First participants and their whānau

The successful candidate will work with a Housing Specialist to assist people into permanent housing of their choice and provide ongoing support to participants as they establish themselves in permanent housing, and will continue to walk alongside people on their recovery journey as they build a sense of wellbeing and strong positive community connections.

Housing First is an exciting programme established by the Auckland City Mission and Lifewise which provides rapid access to housing and wrap around supports to people experiencing chronic homelessness in Auckland city centre.

Interested to apply/learn more about the role, please follow this link:

https://lifewise.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=68

Applications close on: 30 November 2019