Team Leader-fixed Term, New Plymouth, Community Connections

Published 2022-10-01
Expires 2022-11-01
ID #1195431700
80 NZ$
Team Leader-fixed Term, New Plymouth, Community Connections
New Zealand, Taranaki, New Plymouth,
Published October 1, 2022

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Team leader-fixed term
Min. Salary: 60.000

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You will ensure that the individuals agreed personal plans are met, in a manner that suits them, and that their support is organized in such a way that it enhances the person’s life and community involvement in the Taranaki area. You will report directly to the Services Coordinator, Kieran Windsor.

The job requires you to work 25-40 hours per week. This is a 12-months fixed term contract (maternity cover).

Duties of the role
To develop and maintain a positive and professional working relationship with the Individual(s) receiving support, taking account of that person’s culture, spirituality and other preferences.
To check with the person that the support being offered is meeting that person’s expectation and enhancing their life as measured by the Mana Waiora domains
To use support skills and techniques that demonstrate our values.
To assist the service coordinator and the individual to develop and review support plans.
To support the individual to identify personal goals, interests and needs and contribute these in the planning process.
To develop and maintain positive relationships with others including family and whanau who have a key role in the individuals life.
To assist the individuals with any complaints that they may have.
To positively work through any issues with the individuals that may arise from any incidents.
To strengthen and develop the individuals networks including supporting naturally occurring networks that link a person to their community.
To promote an environment that encourages the individual to feel safe and comfortable.
Skills and experience
It is essential that you are fully vaccinated (mandated)
Preferably a Level 4 qualification in Health and Wellbeing or similar
Experience in being a support worker / team leader
Experience in working with challenging behaviors
Good communication and interpersonal skills capable of maintaining strong relationships
Strong organizational and multitasking skills
Strong record keeping and analytical skills
Strong problem solving abilities
team-management and leadership skills
Monday-Friday, availability in weekends as required would be beneficial
4 weeks annual-leave pro-rata
External Coaching
Cell-phone + technology allowance
Collaborative working environment
About Community Connections

We are a community based disability support provider that operates across much of the North Island. Our Vision is of an inclusive New Zealand where people with disabilities are embraced as fully participating citizens, where barriers to inclusion are removed, and where all people are respected and valued for who they are.

We believe that people with disabilities can and should live the life they choose, on their own terms and within the community of their choice.

Community Connections is an Equal Employment Opportunities employer, and we love diversity in what we do and whom we employ. We are committed to Te Tiriti O Waitangi, the UN Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the NZ Disability strategy. We encourage people with lived experience of disability, mental health, Maori, Pasifika, people from other backgrounds and/or from LGBTQIA+ community to apply.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Kieran Windsor on 021529397 for a confidential discussion.

Website: https://www.ccslt.org.nz

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