Team Leader Community Services
MASH Trust
Palmerston North, New Zealand
4d ago
source : QJumpers

About MASH : MASH is a successful, rapidly expanding organisation within the Healthcare Sector, turnover last year was $26M and MASH employs over 550 staff.

Our head office is based in Palmerston North but, MASH provides a wide range of disability support services, Mental Health, Addiction, Community support services, Youth respite and vocational day bases throughout the Lower North Island.

This is a fantastic position for a person with passion, drive and leadership. We are looking for a dynamic self-managing team player to lead a passionate and skilled team.

Working at MASH Trust in our community support services team you’ll have team management and leadership responsibilities while overseeing and monitoring operations of the service.

We believe that :

  • Learning & Development is a lifelong process and that all people possess the ability to learn and develop.
  • Every person can have a valued role in society.
  • Services must be developed to meet the needs of individuals that use them.
  • The needs of people change and services need to be responsive of those changes.
  • The Job :

    The Team Leader Community support services will deliver expert support for the people / whanau who are engaged with the Community services team.

    Leading from the front you will work alongside the existing Team leader, Service manager and high achieving support staff to provide quality, responsive recovery support and providing a quality focused service.

    Use of self as a therapeutic tool will be one strand of your mentoring and coaching approach. Your great communication and problem-

    solving skills as well as relevant experience will position you well to succeed in this role. This is a community based role with a fair degree of autonomy working alongside and across the wider organisation.

    To support mobility of the role you will have a company vehicle available for work and to and from home. You will also be provided with a cellphone and laptop.

    You will have / be :

  • Experience of working within Mental Health Services
  • Have a commitment to providing safe, ethical practice using a strength based recovery approach.
  • Have the capability to network and build relationships with the district health board and other health providers.
  • Be an effective member of the mental health and addiction leadership team.
  • Skilled in co-ordinating and in administration
  • Able to build rapport with people from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Able to communicate orally with confidence and sensitivity and relate well with people at all levels
  • Able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with people at all levels
  • Able to work in accordance with the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Present a professional image in all aspects of work appearance and conduct
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Ability to analyse and measure results
  • A current full manual driver's licence is required
  • The Hours

    This poisition is a Full time position of 80 hours per fortnight working Monday - Friday 0800 - 1700 however, flexibility with this is a must.

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