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Community Support Facilitator – Employment & Training

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Community Support Facilitator – Employment & Training
New Plymouth based – 40 hours per week


Progress to Health’s ultimate aim is to create communities without barriers. We value flexibility, inclusiveness and responsiveness.

Do you consider yourself a “positive change agent”? Are you passionate about recovery-focussed support for people leaving with mental health conditions? Then you might just be the person we are looking for.

Do the following make sense to you?
- Creating a level playing field
- Being relationship based
- Using the ‘lightest touch’
- Contributing to community strengthening / manaakitanga
- Being person driven/tino rangatiratanga
- Everyday lives in everyday places for everyone

In joining our Employment and Training team, you will find yourself working with individuals to ensure they have real choices, can plan their own futures with tailored tools and have the skills to navigate their own road maps. This role has a focus on helping people to meet their employment and formal training goals.

Ideally, we’re looking for someone who reflects our values, and can assist clients to move forward to create better and brighter futures for themselves, their whanau and their communities. Your ability to maintain confidentiality, discretion and make sound judgement calls will be a given.

You’ll bring to the role your personality, professional work ethic, relevant qualification, experience and knowledge to offer your clients the perfect blend of support. In return we’ll provide you with a supportive, fully resourced yet flexible working environment filled with the passionate people, we proudly call our team.

If you have relevant experience, a flexible approach, thrive on the responsibility of a self-managed role, have high performance standards and a great sense of humour, please e-mail your CV and cover letter to admin@progresstohealth.org.nz or call 07 829 4822 for more information.

Applications close at 5pm, Friday 4th August 2017