*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 solutions focused thinker?
If you answered yes to these three questions then we would really like to talk to you!
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 a Team Leader to fill a full time permanent position for our Supported Living team. You and your team will be supporting people in their home and in the community in the Hutt Valley. The hours of work vary including day time, evening, and weekends.
You will be able to support outgoing and active people, and will be patient and flexible in the manner that you work. You will have good networks in the Hutt Valley area, an interest in supporting people into employment and be able to bring a fun and dynamic approach to your support.
We are particularly interested in someone with experience in supporting people with Huntington’s disease, working with mental health issues and in employment support. A first aid certificate is desirable but not essential as full training is provided.
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 communication skills.
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. When you join our team you will be required to take part in our ongoing professional development programme.
Dependent on the level of your qualifications, the pay rate for this position is between $19.80 and $24.50 per hour.
For more information, please contact Amy Cole on 027 208 8723 or email email@example.com
If you wish to apply for the position please submit your application, covering letter and CV via the ‘Apply for Job’ tab.
Applications must be received by Friday 4th of October no later than 5.00pm but may be extended.
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.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.