- Are you a people person that is able to build trusting and respectful relationships?
- Do you have good community knowledge and the ability to develop networks?
- Are you a solutions focused thinker?
If you answered yes to these three questions then we would really like to talk to you! We are looking for
people to work in our 24/7 Residential Services in Palmerston North.
Community Connections is a community based disability service. We offer support to people who have a
disability with the aim of providing individuals with the natural supports necessary to enable them to live in
their own home, to connect with their community and to enjoy an independent, fulfilling life.
We seek team members to fill full-time, part-time and casual roles supporting people in their home and in
the community. These positions vary in hours of work with day time, evening and weekend work
We are seeking a team member who is able to be patient and reflective in the manner that they work,
able to follow a structured support plan, and have good communication within a team. You will have good
networks in the Palmerston North area and be able to bring a fun and dynamic approach to your support.
An understanding of bi cultural practice in Aotearoa New Zealand is important to this role.
You will be involved in the planning and delivery of support alongside people supported by Community
Connections and their families/whanau. You will be working with a great team of staff, networking in the
community and working with other agencies. You will be an organised and confident person with excellent
Experience with providing support and a first aid certificate is desirable but not essential as full training is
provided. To access our web based scheduling and payroll system you will need to have your own 3G or
4G capable smartphone or tablet, and be competent with using it. We pay a data allowance for your work
use. A full driver’s licence is required. Dependent on the level of your qualifications, the pay rate for this
position is between $19.80 and $24.50 per hour.
When you join our team you will be required to take part in our ongoing professional development
If you think this opportunity suits you please submit your application, covering letter and CV via the ‘Apply
for Job’ tab.
You can contact Heni Owen, Service Coordinator on 022 302 5547 during business hours Monday –
Friday or email email@example.com if you would like any further information. You will be joining a
great place to work with a supportive team environment.
Community Connections is committed to equal employment opportunities practices. These include hiring
based on merit, fairness at work, flexible working options, and promotion based on talent and knowledge
through lived experience. They relate to all aspects of employment including recruitment, pay and other
rewards, career development, and work conditions. To support this Community Connections is a member
of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust.
Applications must be received by Friday 15th of March 2019 no later than 5.00pm but may be extended.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.