Position: Associate

Job type: Full-time

Salary: Negotiate

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  • A rewarding management position within the Health & Disability sector
  • To lead people’s rehabilitation journey to help change their lives for the better
  • Based in our Henderson offices
IDEA Regional Intellectual Disability Supported Accommodation Services (RIDSAS) has a strong evidenced based clinical pathway, designed specifically to guide the journey for people within the service, to be able lead a safe and meaningful life in the community.

Our Auckland team (based in Henderson) is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Service Manager. The role will work within an experienced clinical and management team to deliver rehabilitation services for people with an intellectual disability who have had contact with the criminal justice system and are subject to the Intellectual Disability Compulsory Care Act 2003 (IDCC&R Act)

You will be responsible for managing and building a successful team, ensuring the highest professional practices for staff, enabling them to support people to achieve positive focused goals. Experience in forensic ID / mental health, complex / challenging behaviours or general mental health is highly desirable.

You will be provided with professional development opportunities to grow your knowledge and career within the organisation.

You will need to have flexible availability over an 80-hour fortnight. We will offer you a commencement salary of $69,659 - $73,069, a work vehicle that can be taken home and used for personal use, and an on-call allowance.

You Will Bring
  • Work in a way that is aligns with Tangata Tiriti
  • Tertiary qualification within health / allied health related discipline
  • Experience leading and managing high performing teams
  • Demonstrate IT skills / competencies, with excellent communication skills
  • Collaborative style in developing and maintaining relationships that are focused on getting positive results
  • Effective problem-solving skills using professional judgement and knowledge to make decisions
  • Confidence in working in changing environments and creating opportunities for innovation
  • Contributing to a culture of building capabilities in our staff and those we support
We Offer You
  • A rewarding opportunity to add value to the lives of others, within an established not-for-profit organisation, providing support services to people with intellectual disabilities.
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities, including an organisationally funded Leadership qualification (Level 5).
  • Attractive commencement salary and a work vehicle, available for personal use.
  • Employee benefits include health insurance after two years of service, plus discounts with fitness centres
  • A collaborative and inclusive culture with a focus on our people’s wellbeing.
  • Energetic and dedicated IDEA Services RIDSAS Auckland team with approachable and supportive management.
About IDEA Services

IDEA Services is New Zealand’s largest provider of services to people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Our services are founded on IHC’s utter commitment for people with intellectual disabilities to have a good life and be valued contributors to and members of their community.

The Ministry of Health contracts IDEA Services Regional Intellectual Disability Supported Accommodation Service (RIDSAS). We provide a 24/7 supervised rehabilitation service that offers clinical support, vocational opportunities and life skills programmes for people with high and complex needs, who may have had contact with the justice system, and referred under the Intellectual Disability Compulsory Care & Rehabilitation Act (IDCC&R).

IDEA Services is a subsidiary of the IHC Group is made up of our charitable programmes and three subsidiary organisations, committed to supporting people with intellectual disabilities to lead satisfying lives in the community and providing housing and tenancy services to people in need.

To Apply

Please submit an online application by selecting the ’Apply’ link below. As part of the selection process, please provide a cover letter demonstrating your motivation to apply for this position and outline your previous management experience.

The IHC Group is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and actively seek a diverse applicant pool. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We welcome diversity and the different perspectives such diversity brings to our work. Applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

You must be able to provide proof of your full vaccination (two doses received) against COVID-19, or proof of having received at least one dose and of having made arrangements for a second dose to be received before 1 January 2022, as mandated by the government. If you have a valid exemption from vaccination, we will consider that against the role’s requirements and our operational environment.
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