Team Leaders - Live Life Disability Support

  • Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora

Job Description

Permanent full-time, Nelson Community

Supporting people to live their best life.
Do you love making new connections and supporting people to live their best life?
Can you promote and implement a disability rights based approach to leading a team?

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Live Life Disability Support (LLDS) provides support to disabled people to live great lives out and about in the Nelson Marlborough community.
We support people to manage their day to day lives in ways and at times that work for them. The people we support have a wide range of abilities, gifts, and challenges. We actively encourage people to pursue their dreams and try out new experiences.

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
We are looking to appoint two Team Leaders, each working at a residential location, working 80 hours a fortnight.
Position 1: 7.00AM to 3.30PM Monday to Friday working with adults with physical disabilities.
Position 2: 7.00AM to 3.30PM Monday to Friday working with adults with intellectual disabilities.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
We are looking for inspiring Team Leaders who love to make connections across the Nelson community. You will live the Enabling Good Lives principles; ensuring that people are supported to participate fully in community life.
You will hold a minimum NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 4), or an equivalent health or disability related qualification as assessed by the Ministry of Health (see link below). Experience working in the field of disability would be an advantage.
This role is classified by Immigration as ANZSCO 423111 and applicants for this position must be NZ or Australian Citizens, or have NZ Permanent Residency, or a valid NZ work visa.
The salary for position 1 is $62,753.60 with a two house Team Leader allowance of $9,000 per annum.
The salary for position 2 is $62,753.60 with a single house Team Leader allowance of $6,500 per annum.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz.
For role specific enquiries contact Karen Bailey, Group Manager Residential and Supported Living at Karen.Bailey@nmdhb.govt.nz.
Apply now. It - s easy. Please complete our online application form.

Applications close: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received, so we encourage you to apply early.
Health New Zealand l Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together


Experience working in the field of disability is an advantage.
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