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About ENCompass Navigation Services.

ENCompass provides a Navigation Service for people and their families/whanau.  We are seeking to engage independent Contractors throughout Northland who are interested in working on a fee for service basis. 

About the Role:
It's about outcomes.  You will be matched to work with individual people and their families/whanau to meet defined goals and outcomes within a specified timeframe, which may vary between 8 and 24 weeks.  Over an average of 4 – 6 hours per week (based on need), you will provide practical guidance and support, collaborating with people and families/whanau to:

plan a pathway to achieve agreed goals
effectively engage with support services
communicate, mediate, and resolve issues and concerns with service providers / agencies
respond to barriers by finding solutions
prioritise and plan for the future
identify and strengthen natural supports and links to local communities

Skills and Requirements

You will have:

A relevant tertiary level qualification in health or human services – e.g. nursing, social work, special education, or allied health roles such as occupational therapy, speech language therapy, physiotherapy, etc
A person-centered, holistic, and collaborative approach to working with people in a health and social service setting
Case management experience including assessment, planning, negotiation, coordination, setting objectives, defining strategies, monitoring implementation, and reporting on outcomes
Strong communication skills, including negotiation and mediation
Creative thinking and problem-solving abilities
Knowledge of community agencies and resources and strong local community networks
Able to use client management systems to report and record activities
A driver's licence, reliable vehicle, computer and internet connection
Demonstrated experience in the application of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi in a Social Services setting
A satisfactory Ministry of Justice clearance

If you are a Contractor with a positive, solution-focused work ethic and interested in working with people and their families/whanau to foster self-determination and support them to live their preferred lives, we would like to hear from you.  This is a great opportunity to be part of a service aimed at making a difference in the lives of people and their families/whanau across Northland. 

In the first instance, please submit an expression of interest and a copy of your CV by 4pm, Wednesday 30th August 2017, via email to:

Raewyn Fowlie

M: +64 27 4300 167

Or apply through Seek  - Click here 


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