Hours: Casual or Permanent Minimum Guaranteed Hours
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
These are community based positions supporting disabled people to live in their own homes and participate in their own community by accessing opportunities of their choosing as detailed in their Personal Plan.
The support provided will promote confidence, skill building, independence, quality of life and inclusion within the family / whanau and the wider community.
Service delivery is to be creative, flexible, and responsive to the needs of the disabled person and in line with CCS Disability Actions values and mandates.
Ensuring that disabled people are supported in making their own decisions and are able to participate to the best of their ability within their own communities.
Applicants should have:
- Ability to relate to people with disabilities in a positive affirming manner
- Empathy with disabled people and their family or whanau
- Strong communication and relationship building skills
- Demonstrate commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the UN Convention of the Rights of Disabled People
- Committed to ensuring child protection and the safeguarding of adults
- Clean driver’s licence or access to transport
- Careerforce, up to and including Level 2 training or equivalent (or prepared to take on Careerforce training to achieve this level).
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, P O 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 to Midland.Recruitment@ccsDisabilityAction.org.nz
Police and MSD vetting are part of the recruitment process.
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: Open