About the role

  • Develop Service Plans with service users which identify personal goals, strengths and support systems.
  • Pre/post-employment: offer guidance, support, CV preparation, interview preparation.
  • Marketing/Networking to potential employers/community
  • Keep the Deaf community up to date through the distribution of written/video updates
  • Deliver services with due care to the fundamental principles of being person centered; care and protection; privacy; empowerment and non-dependence.
  • Carry an active caseload as directed by the Team Leader, and ensure all new referrals are managed through the correct process.
  • Work as an effective member of the front-line service provision team, ensuring that Deaf & hearing people who visit Deaf Aotearoa receive a positive service experience.
  • Promote the work and interests of Deaf Aotearoa

Skills and experience

  • Relationship building skills
  • Marketing, Networking and Business experience’
  • Ongoing commitment to Deaf Aotearoa’s Vision and Purpose
  • Bilingual – New Zealand Sign Language/English
  • Preferred experience in working with the Deaf Community
  • Experience in the not-for-profit/community sector
  • Experience in using variety of IT systems and applications (Microsoft Office)
  • Commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi principles
  • Able to legally drive in New Zealand and have own vehicle

Applications for this position close 3pm 4th July 2020.

This is a full-time position, can be located at either our Avondale or Manukau office.

We also welcome applications in NZ Sign Language.

For more information, please contact Anna Foord at anna.foord@deaf.org.nz.

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