- Are you a people person, able to build trusting and respectful relationships with whanau, disabled people and community groups?
- Do you have a passion for supporting all people to be included in their community?
- Do you enjoy the rewards that come with a challenge?
If you answered yes to these questions then we would like to talk to you!
We are looking for a Supported Living Service Coordinator to join our team based in Palmerston North.
You will be involved in the planning and delivery of support alongside the people supported by Community Connections/Te Hapori Tangata and their whanau.
You will also be managing a great team of staff, networking in the community, and working with other agencies.
You will be joining a great place to work with a supportive team environment and ongoing professional development. Applications are required to have a minimum of a level 4 qualification in Health and Wellbeing (or equivalent.) However, for the right person, this can be negotiated.
We encourage people with a good connection to local iwi and/or with a good knowledge of the social model of disability to apply. Acknowledgement and implementation of Aotearoa New Zealand’s bicultural partnership is essential in this role.
Your working day will be interesting and involve lots of networking and engagement with a range of stakeholders. You will preferably have some prior experience providing management and leadership to a team of staff. Leading and managing an exciting and innovative team of staff is a key component to this role. You will be involved with new projects and exciting changes in the development of supports.
This role requires a confident communicator who is able to manage multiple priorities. You will have well developed administration and computer skills and be able to demonstrate your attention to detail in this area. You will bring a skill set of experience and/or qualifications that equip you to undertake this role and you will be self – directed and able to think strategically about required outcomes.
As an employee of Community Connections you will be required to engage in ongoing professional development including our compulsory internal programme of learning. You will also receive ongoing support and supervision in your role.
Compensation for personal vehicle use is part of the negotiated salary package for this role.
If you think this opportunity suits you please submit your application, covering letter and CV via the ‘Apply for Job’ tab.
Community Connections – Te Hapori Awhina Tangata is committed to equal employment opportunities practices. These include hiring based on knowledge through lived experience, merit, fairness at work, flexible working options, and promotion based on talent. They relate to all aspects of employment including recruitment, pay and other rewards, career development, and work conditions.
To support, this Community Connections/Te Hapori Awhina Tangata is a member of the Equal Employment Opportunities Trust.
For enquiries about this role please contact Maureen Laphen, Service Manager, by email to email@example.com or phone 027 2088725 during business hours.
Applications must be received by Wednesday the 20 th March 2019 no later than 5.00pm, however, the advertisement may be extended.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.