Employment Opportunities

Community Support Facilitator - Hamilton based

About us

Whāinga | Vision: Communities without barriers

Kaupapa | Purpose: Create opportunities for living a full life.

Whakatakanga | Mission: We positively influence the wellbeing of people through personalised support.

Nga Mātāpono | Our Values: Flexibility, Inclusiveness, Responsiveness, Passion

Progress to Health is a community-based organisation supporting people with long-term health conditions or permanent disabilities throughout the Waikato, Taranaki and Taupō. Our core area of expertise is supporting people with their mental health.

Mō te tūnga | About the role

The role is community based, having a group of people you would work alongside to get the life they are looking for. You might be supporting at appointments, walking around the lake, or helping someone develop a hobby.

What we can offer:

Wellbeing days

Birthdays off and maybe a birthday surprise

On the job training and support

External supervision

Competitive pay rate in line with industry standards

A talented group of colleagues who will be with you every step of the way.

Mōu | About you

What you must bring:

A full clean driver's license

Level 4 Certificate or equivalent qualification in health and/or disability

Confidence dealing with chronic physical health issues

Confidence dealing with mental health issues

Legally entitled to work in Aotearoa New Zealand

Experience working within communities

Demonstrated ability to use computer and software programmes or a willingness to learn

A can-do attitude

An ability to get along with all sorts of people

Confidence to work cross culturally

First aid certificate

In short, you have an engaging nature, sound judgement and common sense, you can problem solve and can communicate clearly and empathetically with others. You have superior people skills and can work as part of a close-knit team that supports and learns from each other every day. Not forgetting you have a brilliant sense of humour and see fun as an important part of the workplace.

Ngā painga | What we offer

This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday.  The role is based in Kirikiriroa | Hamilton but services the wider Waikato area. 

You will find yourself working with people to ensure they have real choices, can plan their own futures with tailored tools and have the skills to navigate their own road maps to create brighter futures for themselves, their whānau and their communities.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications close 4 October 2023. To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@progresstohealth.org.nz  For more information contact Patty on 027 685 3565.

[1] All new appointees into Progress to Health require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this Act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.

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