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


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


Community Support Workers - North Taranaki

CCS Disability Action is a community organisation who has provided support for disabled people and their families for over 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 join our team in North Taranaki. This is a Minimum Guaranteed hour’s position of 10 hours per week up to a maximum of 40 hours per week, fixed term to 30 June 2017, as aligned to our funding.

We are looking for people who:

  • Love working with others to help them achieve their goals.
  • Have strong connections to the community.
  • Are enthusiastic and have lots of interests.
  • Are team players but can work independently.
  • Have a full driver’s licence, have own transport and a clean police record.
  • Can write up a good brief activity report.

Previous experience with working with people with high and complex needs an advantage.

Depending on the role, you would have to be available for work up to 40 hours per week and which could include evenings and weekends.

Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working in the disability sector. Consideration will be given to people who can demonstrate the ability to learn new skills.

CCS Disability Action is committed to the Treaty of Waitangi and EEO principles.

Download the Job Description here (Doc 61 KB).

Contact CCS Disability Action on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Or phone: 06 7585423 for an application pack.

Applications close: Friday, 21 April 2017


Community Support Workers - South and Central Taranaki

CCS Disability Action is a community organisation who has provided support for disabled people and their families for over 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 join our team in South and Central Taranaki. This is a Minimum Guaranteed hour’s position of 10 hours per week to a maximum of up to 40 hours per week, fixed term to 30 June 2017, as aligned to our funding.

We are looking for people who:

  • Love working with others to help them achieve their goal.
  • Have strong connections to the community.
  • Are enthusiastic and have lots of interests.
  • Are team players but can work independently.
  • Have a full driver’s licence, have own transport and a clean police record.
  • Can write up a good brief activity report.


Previous experience with working with people with high and complex needs an advantage.

Depending on the role, you would have to be available for work up to 40 hours per week and which could include evenings and weekends.

Preference will be given to applicants who have experience working in the disability sector. Consideration will be given to people who can demonstrate the ability to learn new skills.

CCS Disability Action is committed to the Treaty of Waitangi and EEO principles.

Download the Job Description (Doc 61kb).

Contact CCS Disability Action on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Or phone: 06 7585423 for an application pack.

Applications close Friday, 21 April 2017


Senior Community Support Coordinator
Permanent
Gisborne Based 40 hours per week


This Senior Community Support Coordinator will be responsible for the overall co-ordination of services provided by CCS Disability Action within the Intensive Wraparound, Supported Living services and Very High Needs services in the Gisborne area.  

The position involves relationship building, support and administration along with leading a team of service staff who provide support services, information and advocacy for people with disabilities and their family / whanau.  

We are seeking someone who has excellent people skills, is flexible, has a can-do attitude and an ability to multi-task in a busy, changing environment. The person will need to be well organized, motivated and committed to the Treaty of Waitangi. Previous experience in the disability sector would be an advantage.  

For the Job Description and Application Form for this role please phone Jen Delvers 06 867 1249 ext 6803 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply for this role please provide a completed application form, a copy of your CV and covering letter.  This can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or posted to:

CSC Vacancy
CCS Disability Action Tairawhiti Hawkes Bay
PO Box 15
Gisborne 4040. 

Applications close at 5pm on 24 April 2017.


'Choices' Administrator – Tauranga
20 hours per week

Do you have energy, vision and a strong belief in people with disabilities being fully involved in our community?   Then you need to consider the following opportunity:

We are seeking a motivated person to provide administration and reception support to our Choices service. The key focus of this role is to ensure people we work with and our staff receive friendly, high quality support and that our systems and processes are accurate and up-to-date.

Key Responsibilities include:
•    To provide friendly, efficient and proactive customer service
•    To provide administration support  to our staff and other key people
•    General tasks and systems are completed to facilitate the smooth running of services

Ideally this person will:
•    Be experienced in administration and customer service roles
•    Have strong IT skills especially database and maintaining accurate systems
•    Have excellent communication and people skills and be a great team player
•    Be flexible and a good problem solver
•    Be able to work extra hours if/when required

This position is based in our Tauranga office and is part of a dynamic team who share a genuine belief in human rights and active communities. Ideally the hours would be 5 hours per day worked on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

CCS Disability Action works in partnership with disabled people, their families, and whanau to ensure equality of opportunity, quality of life, and by helping to create environments that are inclusive.
 
CCS Disability Action delivers regular services to over 5,000 people with disabilities, making us one of the largest disability support service providers in New Zealand.

Download the Job Description (Word 76kb).

Download the Application Form (Word 141kb).

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 19 April. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.


Administrator / Receptionist
Fixed term to 28 July 2017

Do you have energy, vision and a strong belief in people with disabilities being fully involved in our community?   Then you need to consider the following opportunity:

We are seeking a highly organised Super-Person to join our existing A-team.  The key focus of the role is to provide front desk, telephone and administrative support in our busy Tauranga office.

Are you an Administrative Whiz with extensive Microsoft Office experience (esp. Word, Publisher and Access), the ability to multi-task, have a creative flair, problem-solving abilities and have a passion for working with people?  If you have answered yes to the above, then we have the role for you!

Key Responsibilities include:
•    To provide administration support to our staff and other key people
•    To provide friendly, efficient and proactive customer service
•    General tasks completed to facilitate the smooth running of services

Ideally this person will:
•    Be experienced in administration and customer service roles
•    Have strong IT skills
•    Have excellent people skills and be a great team player
•    Be a great problem solver and adaptable  

This 32 hour / week (fixed-term) would be worked Monday to Thursday  and is based in our Tauranga office.

CCS Disability Action works in partnership with disabled people, their families, and whanau to ensure equality of opportunity, quality of life, and by helping to create environments that are inclusive.
 
CCS Disability Action delivers regular services to over 5,000 people with disabilities, making us one of the largest disability support service providers in New Zealand.

Download the Job Description (Word 83kb).

Download the Application Form (Word 141kb).

Please contact CCS Disability Action Bay of Plenty on 578 0063 to request an Application Form and Job Description.  Applications close at 5pm on Friday 21 April.  Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.


 

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