Vacancies

CCS Disability Action is committed to disability rights, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and equal opportunity.


Human Resource Advisor – Health and Safety

An exciting opportunity has become available and we are now seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated Human Resource Advisor to join our team at National Office in Wellington.  Working alongside the HR Manager you will be passionate about Health and Safety as this will be a key focus of this position.  This is a part time position, working 20 hours per week.

Providing the coordination of the Health and Safety function across our 18 branches as well as assisting the HR Manager to provide support to the organisation, this is a unique and exciting opportunity.

If you have:

  • Experience in working in the Health and Safety field for a service organisation
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety legislation
  • Understanding of key employment law
  • Demonstrated policy development skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • An ability to work independently
  • The ability to use initiative
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Understanding of the disability sector and ability to relate to people with disabilities in a positive affirming manner.
  • A tertiary qualification or experience to an equivalent level  

Interested? Please contact Kate Single, HR Manager on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a job description and application form.

Then we would love to hear from you!

Applications for this role close Sunday 9 April 2017.


Community Support Workers - Whangarei and Dargaville

CCS Disability Action is a community organisation who has provided support for disabled people and their families for 80 years, ensuring that disabled people have a positive life and are connected to their local communities.

We are looking for Community Support Workers to work with people we support across the Northland Region (Whangarei and Dargaville areas specifically).

We have two types of positions available working with different age ranges and in different environments. You will either be working with youth and adults within the community or with children at our Respite House and the community.

CCS Disability Action partners with disabled people, their families / whanau to ensure inclusion in the life of family / whanau and inclusion within local communities.

Depending on the needs of the person, the support that you will be required to provide will vary.

Some of the work will be physical.

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Are energetic, enthusiastic and have a passion for enabling others to lead good lives.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the Disability Sector
  • Have a Health Care Assistant Qualification or a Level 2 equivalent
  • Are committed to working with children with disabilities to live in their own home and support quality living in their community.
  • Have had experience working with children and adults with high and complex support needs
  • Confident in working with mobility equipment, e.g. hoists, wheelchairs, modified vehicles
  • Want to work with professionals and whanau to achieve a vision beyond the residential custodial model.
  • Enjoy supporting young people and their family / whanau to enable a valued life in the community and provide participation in a range of community activities.
  • Are able to work varied shifts.
  • Have some experience with Personal care support , hoist transfers
  • Connecting with communities
  • Have a full New Zealand Driver’s License

CCS Disability Action builds our work around three core documents; United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the New Zealand Disability Strategy. We work within a human rights framework and are an EEO employer.

Download the Job Description (Doc 192kb)

To apply for this job go to: www.talentpropellerjobs.co.nz and enter ref code: 3428309

 Applications close: Monday, 10 April 2017


Community Support Worker - Waikato

Do you have energy, vision, a belief in people with disabilities being fully involved in our community, and a passion for working alongside people?

We are seeking Community Support Workers to work in Hamilton, Matamata and Cambridge. We are looking for people who are flexible in working hours, with some weekend work and some personal cares involved.

If you can work independently, have good communication skills, are reliable, honest and would enjoy supporting people to be independent in their community, we’d like to hear from you.

Download the Job Description (Doc 61kb)

Download the Application Form (Doc 149kb)

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the CCS Disability Action Office on 07 853 9761 if you would like to learn more.

Applications close: Tuesday, 18 April 2017

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