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Team Leader

Dunedin Central, Otago

We have an exciting new opportunity available within our Otago / Southland-based team for a team leader. In this role you will lead a small team of professionals who support people with disabilities and their whānau within the community. This is a mid-level role, perfect for someone wanting to take the next step in their management journey.

The role is both busy and varied therefore we are looking for someone who likes a challenge, can build and maintain strong relationships within their community ensuring the people we are working with are able to achieve the best outcome, whilst also leading and coaching a small team.

This is a permanent full-time role working 37.5 hours per week maximum with flexibility in these hours for the right candidate. 

As a Team Leader for Your Way | Kia Roha the successful applicant will have: 

  • Experience leading a team 
  • The ability to build and maintain strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders both internally and externally 
  • Experience working with a data entry or client management system 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An understanding of the Enabling Good Lives principles 
  • Connections within Otago and Southland
  • Commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Te Ao Māori.

What’s on offer:

  • Work in an organisation where your opinion matters 
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Employee assistance programme available for staff 
  • An extra day of leave for your Birthday
  • Staff discounts at a range of retailers.

About Your Way | Kia Roha:

Your Way | Kia Roha is a nationally recognised not-for-profit organisation supporting people in their communities from Whangarei to Invercargill. We have been providing support to people and their whanau for over 40 years.

Moemoea | Vision

Disabled people thriving, living the lives they choose in their communities

Kaupapa | Purpose

Enabling innovative community solutions by and with disabled people

Mātāpono | Values

  • Rangatiratanga | Self-Leadership: Choice and control over decisions builds on the mana of every individual
  • Manawatoa | Courageous: Innovative, aspirational, and bold in our actions
  • Whanaungatanga | Connection: Relationships matter, we work together with whānau and others
  • Kohitanga | Inclusion: Everyone is included and respected for who they are
  • Kaitiakitanga | Guardianship:  Sustain and respect the mauri | life force of those we work with

Your Way | Kia Roha is an equal opportunity employer; we strive to attract and maintain a diverse workforce across the country.  As an organisation we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusiveness and ensuring a positive culture for people to work in.  

We encourage applications from disabled people or who have lived experience of disability.   If need any support, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

The work we do can include working closely with people that may be at high risk of severe illness if they contract COVID-19 or similar viruses. 

We encourage all Your Way | Kia Roha team members to be fully vaccinated when vaccinations are recommended to reduce the risk of the spread of diseases or viruses. 

Applicants for this position must have the legal rights to work in New Zealand. 

Applications close Saturday, 22 June

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