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Location: Hamilton

Hours: Permanent, 40 hours per week

CCS Disability Action's vision is to see every disabled person included in the life of their family and community.

We have been working with disabled people and their families since 1935 and are now at the forefront of service provision, advocacy and information sharing in disability sector New Zealand-wide. Our people are professional, innovative, dedicated and knowledgeable. We hold ourselves to the highest possible ethical standards and are known for our partnership approach to support.

Job specific information

This role coordinates across all services provided by CCS Disability Action with a key focus on supporting youth and adults.  The position is responsible for working in partnership with the individuals and their families to develop, deliver and/or coordinate a range of person – centred services that aim to empower and enable the individual to achieve their personal lifestyle goals.

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma in Social Services or Human Services or acceptable equivalent qualification and/or work experience.
  • Experience working in a social services agency, and in particular working with disabled children/youth/ adults, their families/whanau and significant others.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to be creative and innovative in delivering services.
  • Networking skills and knowledge of government, non-government and private sector services available within the community.
  • Understanding of person and family centred planning and community development concepts.
  • Is committed to providing quality customer services.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and government policies.
  • Driver’s license or have access to transport.
  • Lived experience of a having a disability would be advantageous.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and reporting skills.
  • Understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • Some flexibility with hours of work may be required to accommodate individual needs.

How to apply

How to apply: To apply please complete the CCS Disability Action application form and provide a copy of your CV and cover letter. This can be emailed to Midland.Recruitment@ccsDisabilityAction.org.nz or posted to Vacancy, CCS Disability Action Bay of Plenty, PO Box 2148, Tauranga 3144 (Attention: Beth Bradley).

We are committed to ensuring our application process is accessible to everyone. Should you require an alternative method of application please contact Beth Bradley (Ph 07 578 0063) or email Midland.Recruitment@ccsDisabilityAction.org.nz

About us

CCS Disability Action builds our work around three core documents; UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the New Zealand Disability Strategy. We work within a Human Rights framework and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. We welcome enquiries from everyone and we openly encourage people with lived experience to apply.

Applications Close: 12 noon, Wednesday, 15th June 2022

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