Case Manager Housing (Permanent) - Bay of Plenty
New Zealand Government Jobs
Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
15d ago

Job Description

Ministry of Social Development

Permanent, Full Time (37.55 hours per week)

  • Whakatane
  • Tauranga or Greerton
  • We re hiring people who are dependable to their core and who have the grit and tenacity to show up and work hard even when the going is tough.

    Our organisation plays an important role in supporting New Zealanders. Simply put, people count on us. We have opportunities for Case Managers (Housing) to join our Bay of Plenty team on a permanent basis based in the locations listed above.

    About us

    We work together to make a difference for New Zealanders. Whether that's helping someone get sorted financially so they can study, supporting someone into work, ensuring support is there for someone who can't work, helping one of our seniors by granting their entitlement to New Zealand Superannuation, or giving New Zealanders confidence that the system they fund is being used by people in genuine need.

    About the role

    The role of the Case Manager (Housing) is to support people who are looking for help to secure affordable and stable housing which can lead to outcomes in a number of other areas such as employment and health.

    What skills do I need to be a Case Manager (Housing)?

    You need to be able to work at pace and make good decisions, often in isolation. Strong relationship and negotiation skills are essential and you can motivate and empower others to overcome barriers in a non-

    judgmental way. You are comfortable working in a fast paced, pressured environment and enjoy navigating through unexpected challenges.

    You have experience identifying and assessing housing needs and a good handle on the local housing market in terms of opportunities, demands and issues.

    We offer you

  • Varied, fast paced, interesting, complex and rewarding work
  • Induction and on-going training
  • Supportive team environment
  • Regular coaching and development opportunities
  • Salary range D $45,773 to $62,938 per annum (in line with skills and experience).
  • How to apply

    Please apply online and upload your CV. A cover letter is not required for this role; instead you need to answer two additional questions in the application form :

  • Why do you want to be a Case Manager (Housing)?
  • What do you know about your local housing market?
  • Please note : If you currently work for MSD you will need to apply through your myHR careers portal at work so your application connects to your internal profile.

    Applications close : Monday 13th August 2018 at 11.00pm

    For a further discussion about the role contact John on (07) 921 8170.

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