Kaiarahi Child Development Service
Greymouth, Greymouth, NZ
3d ago
  • Part time permanent role
  • Support whānau and tamariki who have developmentaldelays or disabilities
  • Based in Greymouth on the beautiful WestCoastEhara taku toa i tetoa takitahi, engari, he toa takitiniMy strength, is notthe strength of one, it is the strengthof many The Team : What we doThe Child Development Service is a community-based team thatis looking for someone who is passionate about supporting tamariki withdevelopmental delays or disabilities and their whanau, aged 0-16 years.
  • The Kaiarahi position is an exciting new role that will help whānau to engagewith services to support their tamariki.

    This position will also haveresponsibility to provide cultural training to team members.The Role : Where you fit inIn this role you will be responsible for Supporting whānau and tamariki who havedevelopmental delays or disabilities Meeting whānau in their homes and a range ofother settings Working in a whānau centred way Lead improvements in the provision of culturallyappropriate ways of working Promote understanding of Tikanga Māori and TeReo to staff Develop relationships with relevant Māori,community and disability organisations Be part of the Child Development Team with linksand support from Hauora Māori team Your skills will include : Knowledge of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori Excellent networks and relationships within theMāori community Excellent oral and written communication Sound organisational skills Knowledge of children s services / or disabilityservices on the West Coast A bachelor s degree or equivalent would be anadvantage but is not essentialThe role is based in Greymouth.

    The service is Coast wide, so a driver slicense is a must with the ability to drive both manual and automatic cars.Why usThis isn t a job for just anyone,joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to thiscommunity and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in ruralhealth care.

    We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and arelocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

    What s NextApply online our careers website, or for any further information please contact us on careers westcoastdhb.health.

    nzApplicants will be progressed as theyapply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

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