Rehabilitation Coach

Bay of Plenty, NZ Permanent
  • Competitive salary + Kiwi saver
  • Aged and Disability Support + Permanent community-based role
  • EAP support + Respectful Culture + Career Development Opportunities

Who we are | Ko wai mātou

Geneva Healthcare – Deaf and Disability Support Services provides specialised supports to allow people living with a sustained traumatic brain injury to live their best life of their choice. We pride ourselves on our tailored, individualised programmes with the people we support at the heart of our work. Whether its connecting with the community, learning basic life skills, being supported to connect into the community. We work alongside our people to have the choice and control of their life.

About the role | He kōrero whakamārama mō tēnei tūranga

Are you someone who gets a kick out of building connections with your local community? Do you enjoy seeing the results of your work and positive impact this has on others?

As the Rehabilitation Coach, you will assist in providing support for people living with an acquired brain injury as they carry out everyday tasks which support the smooth and effective operation of Geneva Healthcare. This is a physical hands-on role that requires excellent communication and planning skills. The ability to work independently or in group settings is a must.

This will be a part time role that’s negotiable by applicant for 20-30 hours per week. This role is based in the Bay Of Plenty.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting clients whom are living with a traumatic brain injury or other disabilities to work alongside them either one on one and or in a group settings
  • Engaging with the people we support to establish trusting and collaborative relationships with them and their families/whānau, directed toward the achievement of individualised goals and aspirations
  • Working with clients as they carry out their activities including centre-based, home based, community based and workplace settings
  • Understanding and recognising ongoing and changing needs of the people we support
  • Maintaining accurate administration and provide timely reports

What you will bring | Ngā tohungatanga mō tēnei tūranga

  • Experience working with people with complex support needs including traumatic brain injury and seizures
  • Understand the significance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Experience in networking at all levels across the social sector
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to plan or contribute innovated ideas for our programme
  • Hold a National Certificate in Health and Wellbeing NZQA level 2 or above – you will be required to work towards level 4
  • Current First Aid and Epilepsy training (or willing to work towards it)
  • Current full driver’s license

You should also have a love of driving.

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter today!

Applications close | Te katinga o tēnei whai tūranga: 13th June 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: #856260
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