Job Coach

Auckland, NZ Permanent
  • Competitive Salary + KiwiSaver
  • EAP Support + Flexible Working
  • Respectful Culture + Career Development Opportunities

Who we are | Ko wai mātou

Are you ready to make a real difference in people’s lives? Geneva Healthcare, a premier healthcare services and staffing company with over 16 years of excellence, is seeking passionate individuals to join our Deaf and Disability Support Services team in Auckland.

About the role | He kōrero whakamārama mō tēnei tūranga

We are seeking a self-starting superstar to join our team. This role will see you delivering quality support services to our Auckland based client groups. Our roles are personally rewarding, and you would enjoy the challenge of having no two days ever the same! Our Job Coach’s build partnerships with our clients and support them to navigate their journey to employment.

Working within our communities our Job Coaches are primarily responsible for assisting people living with disability or ongoing health barriers to obtain suitable employment that aligns to their personal goals.

Your role will include career planning services, networking potential, employment opportunities and providing ongoing support to both clients and employers. This role is based in our Penrose office but covers West and Central Auckland areas.

With the majority of your time been spent out and about in the community, good time management is essential. We are looking for a creative person who is solutions driven and has the ability to connect with people from all walks of life. This role is full time, Monday to Friday 08:00 – 16:30.

Responsibilities include:

  • Successfully supporting a caseload of clients
  • Engage with our clients in their communities to effectively job search.
  • Approach employers who we identify as having employment opportunities for our clients
  • Creating quality client profiles and CV’s
  • Marketing the service, source referrals and develop & maintain relationships with referral agencies.
  • Screening and interviewing new referrals, processing applications, and selecting suitable clients
  • Provide career planning and guidance

What You Will Bring | Ngā tohungatanga mō tēnei tūrang

The must haves for this role:

  • NZ Drivers Licence
  • Understanding the significance of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi and display cultural sensitivity and a willingness to work positively with organisational strategies to improve opportunity for Maori
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with a diverse candidate group, including different levels of understanding and cultures
  • Experience with people living with disability or ongoing health barriers
  • Passion for supporting and enabling people to live their best life
  • Proven and outstanding organisation and planning skills, including attention to detail, follow through and completion
  • Confidence in managing IT applications and the ability to report regularly on services provided and outcomes achieved

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to make a real difference. Whether your background is in customer service, administration or sales, ultimately you’re going to be someone who is highly empathetic, resilient and a creative problem solver – a real people person!

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter today!

Applications close | Te katinga o tēnei whai tūranga: 31st July 2024. Interviews may be held prior to applications closing.

Please note: You must have full working rights in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

Only suitable candidates will be contacted for interview.

Reference: #856760
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