Housing Advisor, Enable New Zealand
MDHB
Palmerston North, NZ
47m ago

MidCentral District Health Board actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve. What we do

Enable New Zealand is one of the largest providers of support services across the health, rehabilitation and disability sector for the provision of equipment, housing and vehicle modifications holding regional and national contracts with the Ministry of Health, ACC and District Health Boards.

Enable New Zealand is an operating division of MidCentral District Health Board. Our head office is located in Palmerston North, with sites in Christchurch and Hamilton.

The opportunity For the Housing Advisor Role, no two days are the same. We are looking for an individual who has a vast experience and is well versed with the building industry to join our team.

The Housing Advisor role is expected to ensure quality and consistency of advice and practices in relation to home modification.

You will assist with maintaining, monitoring and problem solving around building modification applications. You will work closely alongside a team of Housing Advisors to ensure and maintain consistency across the service.

The position is desk based but will require some out of town travel from time to time. What you’ll bring

  • Relevant trade qualifications in the building industry, practical experience in building alterations and an in-depth understanding of compliance codes and building standards.
  • Strong experience and knowledge of the complexities of the building industry and the ability to discuss building specifications.
  • Current knowledge of the Building Act, Building Code and Building Consent requirements.
  • Knowledge of housing modifications for individuals with disability.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to problem solve and negotiate effectively.
  • A clean, current driver’s licence.
  • A high degree of computer literacy in a range of programmes.
  • Project management skills.
  • What you will get in return

    Enable New Zealand is a trusted provider, delivering outstanding service, advice and value, so that New Zealanders can maximise their participation in the community.

    Reporting to the Service Manager Housing, you will have the ability to work independently but contribute equally in a team environment, as is the desire to identify opportunities for growth and improvement within the role and for Enable New Zealand in general.

    You will be a part of a positive and productive working environment, driven by values and a people-centred culture. For more information in regards to this role

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