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Disability Case Manager

In this role, you will provide quality case management by walking the journey towards better life outcomes, alongside clients who have high and complex needs and their families / whanau

As Connector Case Manager for Taikura Trust, you will have the opportunity to make service wide improvements in order to enhance the standard of care for the people who need support.

You will assess and respond to risk, explore support options and connect with support services and communities, to ensure that the agreed outcomes reflect their goals and are being consistently achieved for them and their family / whÄnau.whanau

It's a role focused on collaboration with relevant parties, to ensure all parties have a common understanding of the needs/goals of the client and are working together to achieve these.

About the role …

  • Negotiate the most appropriate means of achieving desired outcomes and responsibilities with service providers and other sectors.
  • Plan, agree and implement short term/medium/long term support plans which reflect client aspirations
  • Establish quality relationships with client and Whanau and collaborate to create personalised engagement model/ structure/ schedule
  • Build networks in the community and with other professionals that can support our clients

About you …

  • At least three years of work experience in the health / allied health / education or disability sector
  • Proven experience in coordinating natural and formal supports and services for people with a range of physical, intellectual and sensory needs
  • Commercially savvy and capable of navigating operational IT systems
  • Working knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and able to coach others in its practical, day to day application

​​What you will receive …

  • Opportunities for professional and personal development.
  • A collaborative and friendly multi-cultural team​
  • Ongoing learning, staff benefits and EAP
  • Based in Mt Wellington with opportunities for flexible working

In our team, we don’t just accept difference - we welcome it, we support it, and we thrive on it because of the strength it brings to our culture, our service and to our communities.

We are proud to be a diverse, equal opportunity workplace. We believe our team should reflect the communities we serve so we welcome applicants with lived experience of disability and diverse backgrounds.

Please contact Stephanie Patterson, Recruitment Partner, by email at stephanie.patterson@taikura.org.nz or phone 027 2153576 if you have any queries