Facilitator – Adults & Seniors – Hawkes Bay

Closing on: Feb 10, 2023

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
  • Carry an active caseload as directed by the Team Leader, and ensure all new referrals are managed through the correct process
  • Deliver services with due care to the fundamental principles of being person centred; care and protection; privacy; empowerment and non-dependence
  • Supporting Service Users with gaining employment
  • Provision of Hearing Assistive Technology
  • Organising Adult and Community Education (ACE) courses for the Deaf community
  • Networking with other service providers
  • Keep the Deaf community up to date through the distribution of written/video updates
  • Work as an effective team member, ensuring that Deaf & hearing people who engage with Deaf Aotearoa receive a positive 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
  • Fluent in New Zealand Sign Language
  • 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, proficient in using Microsoft Office independently
  • Commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi principles and Pacific values
  • Able to legally drive in New Zealand and have access to a reliable vehicle for use to visit service users or attend meetings/events

Applications for this position close 10th February 2023.

This is a fixed term, part-time position (30 hours per week) until the end of 2023 and will be based in our Hawkes Bay office.

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

Job Category: Services
Job Type: Fixed-term
Job Location: Hawkes Bay

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