Needs Assessment Service Coordinator for Maori

  • Company:
    Waikato District Health Board
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
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Where you’ll be working: Waiora CBD, 87 Alexandra Street, Hamilton – Disability Support Link The details: Permanent – 80 hours per fortnight A vacancy has arisen in the disability support link team for a Needs Assessor and Service Coordinator working with Maori clients aged 65 and under with a physical, intellectual, Autistic Spectrum Disorder or sensory disability.  About the service: Disability support link is the needs assessment and service coordination agency for Waikato DHB. We are comprised of two teams; the Health of Older People team and the Disability Support Services team. The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8am to 4.30pm. Our team cover a range of contracted services for people under the age of 65 with an intellectual, physical, or sensory disability, and autistic spectrum disorder. Required skills & experience: The successful candidate will ideally be a registered health professional but not essential and have experience working with people with disabilities and their whanau. Previous experience in needs assessment and service coordination is desirable. If you: • have proven assessment skills • have excellent communication skills • enjoy working in partnership with people of all ages and their families to develop an individualised support package • enjoy working with a multidisciplinary team and across all sectors • have previous experience working in the disability sector • have an understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi • have a current full New Zealand drivers licence we welcome your application. Please click here to view the position description for or here for . Why us: We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities. Your application: Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Application closing date: 7 March 2021 Values Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui • Give and earn respect – Whakamana • Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo • Fair play – Mauri Pai • Growing the good – Whakapakari • Stronger together – Kotahitanga