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Funding Facilitator

As a Funding Facilitator you will be responsible for administering all funding delegations, budget and contract management to ensure that the best possible outcomes are achieved for our clients and their whanau/family.

We are Taikura Trust. Since 2002, we’ve been giving people with disabilities access to an array of services designed to make life easier. Best of all, we’re growing. This means we can provide a bigger range of services, all geared toward the end result: the best possible life.

About the role...

  • Responsible for administering all funding delegations, budget and contract management, to ensure that clients are receiving the best possible support.
  • Part of the team responsible for reviewing individual cases, identifying the most appropriate options and making subsequent recommendations.
  • Contributing to negotiations with co-funders and providers
  • Provide support and expertise to the service delivery team around funding processes

About you...

  • Passionate about what you do and committed to Taikura values
  • Exceptional communication, influencing and negotiation skills, with the ability to relate to a diverse range of people
  • You are highly organised, have a keen eye for detail and enjoy working with figures.
  • Understanding of co-ordinating support and services for people with a range of physical, intellectual or sensory needs
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders
  • Sound working knowledge of the health and disability, or education sectors

What you will receive....

  • A friendly, diverse and supportive team
  • Robust systems and IT to support you in your role
  • The opportunity for ongoing learning and development, EAP and staff benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements

At Taikura Trust, we don't just accept difference - we welcome it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our clients, and our community.

Taikura Trust is proud to be a diverse, equal opportunity workplace. We believe our workforce should represent the communities that we serve so we welcome applications from people with lived experience of disability and diverse backgrounds.

Please apply via our career page, at or contact Stephanie Patterson, Recruitment Partner, by email at if you have any queries.