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Hauora Facilitator – Auckland

Deaf Aotearoa is looking for a Facilitator to join the Hauora team. The Hauora service is a nationwide service that understands and responds to Deaf and hard-of-hearing people’s needs. The Hauora service offers needs assessments and coordination, applications for assistive equipment, and information and advice.

About the role

  • Engage with the local Deaf community, and provide support/information.
  • Develop Service Plans with service users which identify personal goals, strengths and support systems
  • Networking with other service providers
  • Provision of Hearing Assistive Technology
  • Organizing ACE courses for the community
  • Supporting service users with gaining employment 
  • 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-centred; 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

  • Engaging and networking with the Deaf community and other external services/organisations
  • Relationship building skills
  • Ongoing commitment to Deaf Aotearoa’s Vision and Mission
  • 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 a 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

Due to the nature of the work, Deaf Aotearoa requires staff to be vaccinated. 

This is a full time, permanent position located in either our Avondale or South Auckland office. 

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

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