● 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! This interesting and rewarding role is available now in the Wellington area
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 are seeking a team member who is patient and reflective in the manner that they work, can follow a structured support plan, and has good communication within a team. You will have good networks in the Wellington area and will 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 the key support person 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. Experience as a key support person and an industry recognised level 3 certificate or higher would be preferred for this position. 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. 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 programme.
If this sounds like you, please submit your application, covering letter and CV via the ‘Apply for Job’ tab.
You can contact Clement Lienard on 04 384 2584 or email firstname.lastname@example.org during business hours Monday – Friday if you would like any further information.
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 the 30th August no later than 5.00pm but may be extended.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.