Community Connector – Rotorua

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Who we are | Ko wai matou?

NZ Care and Geneva Community Living have come together to form NZ Community Living, an organisation dedicated to supporting people with disabilities in New Zealand. Our Disability Support Services reflect our belief that all New Zealanders deserve to live fully, have equal opportunities, and achieve their ambitions.

Our values of respect support and excellence are central to everything we do at NZ Community Living. They shape and drive our behaviour along with our relationships with colleagues, partners, stakeholders and of course the people we support and their whānau.

You can be part of our team to enable people with a disability to live a life of choice, freedom and independence. NZ Community Living provides a diverse range of support services for people with disability and their whānau. Join us and discover a rewarding and fulfilling role that can make a difference in someone’s life and lead to a lifelong career.

We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to Māori in a manner that recognises and respects Māori values and beliefs. As an organisation we recognise our obligation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and acknowledge Māori as tangata whenua who have unique values, social structures and worldviews.

We work with a range of partners in local and central Government, public and private sector agencies and community groups to advise on delivering effective and efficient disability support now and in the future.

About the role | He korero whakamarama mo tenei turanga

The Community Connector role is designed to enhance our client’s lifestyles by delivering connections with external community networks. You will be a whiz at coordinating person centred activities as well as be a valued mentor and leader to guide our clients to attainable pathways to help them achieve their goals and be the best they can be.

As someone who is passionate about planning activities and goal setting, your calendar will be full of exciting and effective outings to benefit all involved. Naturally you are a go getter and are willing to go over and above to do your part in supporting our clients to live their best lives! You will involve in a huge range of exciting tasks – from outdoor activities, swimming or supporting our clients with general household tasks, no day will ever be the same!

In this role you will be working closely with families and external services, so being familiar with support services in the Rotorua area would be an advantage such as WINZ and HNZ. As a community-based role, you will have your full NZ license and be comfortable getting out and about in the community.

What you will bring | Nga tohungatanga mo tenei turanga

  • Level Four Certificate – Mental Health and Wellbeing or willing to study towards this
  • Experience working with people with disabilities
  • Knowledge of community services in the region and how to access these
  • Attention to detail with excellent documentation skills
  • Full NZ driver’s license and clean Police check

Why Us | He aha ai matou?

At NZ Community Living, we’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity, reflecting the communities we serve. Choose a role that will not only see you develop your career but will also provide you with the opportunity to make a difference in the community each and every day. Apply today if you think you could be our next Service Delivery Manager!

To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter to laura.angus@nzhealthgroup.com

All applicants must be a NZ Resident/ Citizen or have a valid NZ work permit.

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