Health and Disability Advocate

Health and Disability Advocate

Listed: Sep 11, 2019
Permanent – full-time
Closing: Oct 11, 2019
Southland / Invercargill
Community services & development

Looking for variety and challenge based in Invercargill?


Being a Health and Disability Advocate means daily contact with members of the public and health and disability service providers who you will educate on the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights and assist to resolve complaints about the quality of care provided.


This position is 32 hours a week Tuesday to Friday and is based in our Invercargill of?ce and will service Invercargill, Southland and other areas as requested.


Our ideal Candidate will have:
! Proven experience in resolving complaints between the parties
! Demonstrate exceptional verbal and written communication skills
! Possess a calm professional approach in activities associated with work
! Show exceptional organisational and time management skills
! Be able to work alone and as part of a regional and national team
! Have the ability to engage and build community links
! Be a con?dent educator
! Hold a clean, current driver’s licence and have their own vehicle to use for work travel
! Enjoy the occasional night away from home for professional
development/training.


To be considered for this role, you must have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand.


What you get:
! Fast paced and varied work
! A genuinely supportive work environment
! Room to grow and learn
! To be part of a great team
! 32 hours per week of satisfaction


If this sounds like the position for you then send your handwritten cover letter and cv resume with the names of three referees (one must be your current manager) to . before 9:00am Thursday 19 September 2019


Position descriptions are available on request via email as above.