Graduate Opportunity, Health/Disability Sector

Mt Wellington, New Zealand

Reference: 5837822

As a Support Facilitator, you will provide professional support, conduct needs assessments, reassessments and arrange support packages for clients. Working collaboratively with clients and whanau, your aim is to ensure that the right outcomes are being achieved, in line with individual goals and needs..

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 …

  • After conducting indepth needs assessments, you will identify and prioritise client support needs, and coordinate a tailored support package.
  • Collaborate with relevant parties to ensure the needs and goals of our clients are understood and achievable.
  • Establish quality relationships with clients and their whanau, and collaborate with teams across the organisation
  • Maintain high quality documentation and record relevant information in line with practice and processes.
  • Opportunity for flexible working.

About you …

  • Experience working in the health / allied health / education or disability sector
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to relate to a range of people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Ideally you'll have 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
  • Passionate about improving the lives of those living with disabilities and commitment to Taikura's values.

What you will receive …

  • Opportunities for professional and personal development.
  • A collaborative and friendly multi-cultural team
  • The opportunity for ongoing learning and development, EAP and staff benefits
  • Based in our Mt Wellington office, with 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 contact Stephanie Patterson, Recruitment Partner, by email at stephanie.patterson@taikura.org.nz or phone 027 299 5622 if you have any queries.


Applications Close: 31 May 2022



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