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Joel Williams

Summary

Kia ora future employer! My name is Joel Williams, your typical happy go lucky, self driven and motivated New Zealander. 

I am part Maori from New Zealand who whakapapas back to Kawhia.

I have a passion for helping people and making a difference in my community and life of others i meet, in what ever way i can, big or small.

A team player, but also self driven and goal focused when it comes to setting out task and getting the job done. I am honest, reliable and ready for my next adventure in life.

I also have no kids, so am flexible in my working hours with no outside work commitments.

Work experience

Emerge Aotearoa/Richmond Services

2013-07Present

Community Support Worker

Working a long side service users with intellectual disabilities and supporting them to achieve their goals towards living independantly in the community.

• Goal setting.

• Local community interaction for future advancement.

• Successfuly moved 16 service users towards independant living.

• Vast understanding of supporting service users with ASD.

Safe Places for Children (Australia)

20112013

Residential Youth Worker

24/7 Residential care providing one on one support for troubled youth referred via Department of Child Safety Australia.

• Strength based approach.

• Theraputic intervention model.

• Liaising with stake holders and natural networks.

• NVCI de-escalation skills.

Te Runanga o Kirikiriroa

20102011

Drug and Alcohol Youth Worker

Working a long side AOD youth, in a 16 bedroom residential rehab, which focuses on a 10 week Maori kaupapa model while remaining complete abstinence from any substance abuse.

• Maori kaupapa focused.

• Activity driven, fun, engaging, driving our youth.

• Leading youth intake and introduction into our services provided.

Education

Full NZ Drivers License

Red Cross Hamilton

2016-122016-12

First Aid Certificate

Current (Completed December 2016)

Career Force

2015-012015-12

Mental Health and Addictions (Level 4)

Mental Health and Addictions certificate, obtained through Career Force corespondence.

Emerge Aotearoa (In house trainer)

NVCI

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention, learning how to de-escalate potential crisis.

Agoge

2012-082012-08

Forklift License

OSH Certificate, F endorsement

Apprentiship

20052008

Fruit Production (Level 3)

Apprentiship in fruit production, obtained on site at my job while working for Sun Fruit Orchard.

Waikato DBH

Food Disorder Training

Skills

Goal Driven and Focused

Goals have been a big focus during every job i have held, working towards these is a big strong point for myself and my clients i support.

Efficient and clear communication skills

(I also create my own YouTube gaming videos and have my own YouTube channel where i narrate over gameplay videos with over 10k subscribers and 2+million views) 

Strong Leadership Skills

Working with a vast range of people during my working career has helped me to gain a great understanding on how to role model a strong leader and communicate what is needed to be done in a timely manner.

Highly Driven and Motivated

Always striving to achieve more.

Punctual and Reliable

Always on time, reliable and well presented.

Interest

• Creating YouTube videos

• Music

• Fishing

• Backgammon

References Upon Request