Care Manager (Kaiwhakahaere Manaaki)
Te Roopu Taurima O Manukau Trust
Otahuhu, New Zealand
7d ago

Haere mai, nau mai, piki mai, nga waka, nga mana, nga reo, nau mai!

If you want to make a positive difference for people with intellectual impairments and / or mental health condition in their everyday lives, then this could be the role for you!

Currently we are seeking a Kaiwhakahaere Manaaki (Care Manager) who wants to support the independence of our tangata (people we support) so they can have great lives, make choices about how they live and what they do.

Reporting to the Service Operations Manager - Northern, and being based at our National Office in Otahuhu Auckland, this role is pivotal for the continued growth of our service throughout New Zealand.

This is a very busy role and requires the successful candidate to hit the ground running.

This role is responsible for co-ordinating the assessment, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of individual care and rehabilitation plans.

You will ensure that care and rehabilitation plan reviewed as required and will Ensure all the authorities and strategies for care recipients, are in accordance with the ID (CC&R) Act 2003, and / or Criminal Procedures (Mentally Impaired Persons) Act 2003 or as directed by the Director General of Health.

You will also need to fulfil functions and duties as set out in the ID (CC&R) Act so that the tangata thrive in a safe and happy environment.

Our ideal candidate will have :

  • A commitment to the delivery of the highest standard of responsive, tangata centred care and support
  • Experience in working with people with high and complex rehabilitation and support needs
  • Degree level qualification in Nursing and / or Social Work
  • 4 years relevant managerial experience in disability / health or correction services
  • Knowledge and / or experience with ID (CC&R) Act and other relevant legislative requirements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the legal concepts central to secure services for people with an Intellectual Disability
  • Excellent communication and relationship skills
  • A team player with strong organisation and time management skills
  • A down to earth disposition, work well in a team, a professional attitude and be able to relate and communicate with people across all levels of the organisation
  • A commitment to a tikanga Maori approach to their work.
  • Knowledge of te reo Maori would also be an advantage.
  • Please note that a pre-employment drug test will be conducted for the successful applicant.

    A must for the role is that you have :

  • A current New Zealand Full drivers licence with the ability to drive manual vehicles.
  • A clear Ministry of Justice check.
  • We (Te Roopu Taurima) are a kaupapa Maori service that proudly supports people of all ethnicities with an intellectual impairment.

    As a kaupapa Maori service we strive to make a difference in the lives of the people we support by surrounding them with a caring environment based on Maori values and practices.

    The service appeals to a wide range of people of different ethnicities because of our philosophy of accepting and valuing all people.

    We have offices in Northland, Auckland, Waikato and Christchurch.

    Te Roopu Taurima is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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