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Service Manager

CCS Disability Action's vision is to see every disabled person included in the life of their family and community.

We have been working with disabled people and their families since 1935 and are now at the forefront of service provision, advocacy and information sharing in the disability sector New Zealand -wide. Our people are professional, innovative, dedicated and knowledgeable. We hold ourselves to the highest possible ethical and professional standards and are known for our partnership approach to support.

Job Title: Service Manager

Job Location: Palmerston North or Whanganui based (to cover the Manawatu/Horowhenua, Whanganui and surrounding areas).

Hours: Permanent, 40 Hours per week

Job specific information: This role offers you an exciting opportunity to use your skills, knowledge and team leadership skills within Manawatu/Horowhenua Whanganui and surrounding areas. Your responsibility will be to ensure that our work undertaken with disabled people, their family/whanau, and our related community partners, is of high quality and that the service provided is flexible and responsive to the needs of disabled people, whanau and community.

It is expected that you will be able to demonstrate the following personal skills and attributes, and professional skills and knowledge.

• Experience in a Service Delivery Organisation as well as excellent knowledge of the Disability Sector

• Strong leadership skills and ability to apply this well within diverse teams

• Excellent networking skills as well as strong connections to the community

• Knowledge and understanding of what is happening through the Transformation in the Mid Central area

• A strong commitment to providing quality support and outcomes for disabled people

How to apply: To apply for this role please provide a completed CCS Disability Action application form, a copy of your CV and a covering letter. This can be emailed to or posted to Margaret Phillips, CCS Disability Action Central Region, PO Box 35-156, Naenae, Lower Hutt 5011.

We are committed to ensuring our application process is accessible to everyone. Should you require an alternative method of application please contact Margaret Phillips on (04) 801 0213 extn 8968 or email:

Application closing date: 5pm on Tuesday 8 June 2021

CCS Disability Action builds our work around three core documents; UN Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the NZ Disability Strategy.

We work within a Human Rights framework and are committed to equal opportunity in all our employment policies and procedures. We welcome inquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workplace. This position offer you flexibility in how you manage the role and we openly encourage people with lived experience of disability to apply.