3 May 2018

Permanent Kaiawhina Hauora and Team Leader

Whatever It Takes – Posted by Mana RecruitmentWellington, Wellington, New Zealand

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WEIT 2

Job Description

  • Aim high and make a difference
  • Wellington Based

What Ever It Takes is a Kaupapa Māori service provider who apply a comprehensive support structure through their distinctive model to empower; whānau and local communities to act as the facilitator as well as the ‘fixer’ of services.

Naturally, you will be passionate, integrity valued and an integral part of the team.  You will be open to adopting our clients values and join their mission to work in partnership with their clients affected by serious injury and their whānau members to empower them to achieve their unique goals of well-being by providing quality care and support in a safe and nurturing environment on their road to recovery and making life as close to normal as possible.

Due to recent growth, they are seeking to employ, support, train and retain a unique talent pool of Kaiawhina Hauora; to provide care and support to their most serious injury Clients (Traumatic Brain and Spinal Injury) and their whānau. They are also seeking an experienced Team Leader with hands on experience and leadership skills within the sector.

Kaiawhina Hauora

The people you will support require 24/7 complex intensive care (including Attendant care, Home help, Child care, Rehabilitation support, Community connection) so you will be required at times to work shifts.

Please feel free to register your interest if you:

  • Are intending on studying toward or possess a relevant qualification in the field of medical and/or social/health services.
  • Hold a current valid First Aid Certificate and have had previous experience working within the Health Sector.
  • Have an appreciation of tikanga Māori and the importance of whānau being actively involved in the decisions for their family member on their journey to recovery.
  • Have the ability to develop and establish effective relationships with clinicians, family members and relevant support networks and groups.
  • Hold a full, clean drivers licence.
  • Have a strong physical constitution and be comfortable with manual handling and lifting.
  • Have a clear Ministry of Justice check.
  • Ability to work rostered 24/7 shifts (including weekends)

Team Leader

Your role as Team Leader is to support the Director to reach organisational goals, assist with hands-on training and development of staff, management of clients and their whānau, issue resolution and providing appropriate and accurate reporting.

Management experience and health/disability sector skills are pre-requisite to application.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Possess a relevant qualification in the field of medical and/or social/health services.
  • Hold a current valid First Aid Certificate and have had previous experience working within the Health Sector.
  • Have an appreciation of tikanga Māori and the importance of whānau being actively involved in the decisions for their family member on the journey to recovery.
  • Have the ability to develop and establish effective relationships with clinicians, family members and relevant support networks and groups.
  • Have previous experience managing and motivating teams and driving a “best practice” methodology through on-going training and development.
  • Can take a “hands-on” control of your own workload (and others) and juggle multiple priorities.
  • The ability to provide reports and information in a variety of settings.
  • Hold a full, clean drivers licence.
  • Have a clear Ministry of Justice check.

Your passion for breaking down barriers that prevent people from living life to the fullest and inspiring others will be rewarded by training, a competitive salary and the opportunity to work within a supportive,  values driven and collaborative team.

These role at times will be both challenging and emotionally charged, so you will need to tap into your kete of resilience and compassion but in return you will be rewarded with the knowledge you are making a real difference to the lives of their clients and their families.

Applications Close: Friday 1st June 2018 at 5:00pm

How to Apply

If you would like to know more or are interested in applying for these positions, please contact Joanna-Rae Te Nana on Ph: (09) 818 3070 or send a detailed cover letter and your updated CV to JoannaRae@whateverittakes.co.nz Applications Close: Friday 1st June 2018 at 5:00pm

Job Categories: Support Work - Mental Health/Disability. Job Types: Permanent.

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