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10 Jun 2022

Part-Time Community Stroke Advisor – South Auckland/Franklin

Stroke Foundation of New Zealand  Papakura, Auckland Salary band $40,000 - $48,000 for 30 h/pw (Up to $60,000 pro rata)

Job Description

Do you enjoy making a positive difference in people’s lives? Can you engage with families and individuals, offering support and problem-solving skills? Are you able to present information in an engaging and helpful manner? If yes, then we would love to hear from you.

The Stroke Foundation is the national organisation in New Zealand dedicated to preventing stroke, improving outcomes and saving lives from stroke. Every day, 26 New Zealanders have a stroke and we need exceptional people working in our team to help deliver this important mahi supporting stroke survivors and their whanau/ families in the community.

The Stroke Foundation wishes to appoint a part time (30 hours per week) Community Stroke Advisor to provide support to people who have a stroke and their whanau/families in the South Auckland/Franklin areas of the Auckland region. This is an opportunity to make a real difference at a critical time in people’s lives.

We are looking for a motivated person, with the ability to support a whanau during a time of crisis, leading them through the challenges of their post stroke recovery and enabling them to lead their best possible lives after stroke. Ideally the appointee will also be comfortable presenting in front of groups, have group facilitation and community education skills and an interest in supporting our important national health promotion work.

The position will suit people with experience in working with people living with a disability with a relevant tertiary qualification. Preferred applicants will have a community health or social service background, with associated networking skills, and should have knowledge of the effects of stroke and strategies for their day-to-day management. You must have an understanding of and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

To be part of our team it is essential that you:

  • Have well developed communication and administrative skills;
  • Are competent using a computer and accessing the internet;
  • Have a current clean New Zealand motor vehicle drivers licence;
  • Can work with a range of people in a culturally responsive way;
  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a wider team;
  • Have the ability to provide community based education presentations;
  • Can network successfully.
  • Are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

The successful applicant could work either from home or a dedicated site within the region, with a laptop and phone provided.

Job Expired June 24, 2022

Job Category: Healthcare (other). Job Type: Part-Time.

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