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Are you a Community Health Sector Practitioner looking for a new challenge? 14/12/2020 10:00am

HFNZ are looking for three outreach workers to work from home for up to 30 hours per week. Ideally based in Christchurch, Hamilton, and Auckland.

The Haemophilia Foundation of New Zealand (HFNZ) is a charitable organisation supporting people and their family and whānau living with haemophilia and related bleeding disorders across New Zealand. We are looking for three outreach workers to work from home for up to 30 hours per week and travel to meet with members. One outreach worker will support members in the Southern Region, ideally based in Christchurch, one will cover the Midland Region, ideally based in Hamilton and the other will cover the Northern Region, based in Auckland.

Our talented and committed team of outreach workers provide advocacy, education, care, and guidance to people and whānau affected by bleeding disorders throughout NZ, supporting them to manage their own health and wellbeing.

We work with people from a wide range of backgrounds, multicultural settings, and life spans, from birth to death, and engage with diverse communities. Part of the role also includes organising and facilitating events for our membership.

If you're a skilled relationship builder, a team player with a can-do attitude, and have proven ability to independently manage your own workload, then this job is for you.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • A tertiary qualification in social work, counselling, health, or similar
  • A minimum of three years' experience in a related area
  • An understanding of the implications of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi on their day-to-day practice.

Essential qualities are someone who is:

  • Confident and experienced in facilitating and presenting in large and small group settings
  • Sincere, patient, tactful, and skilled at earning the trust of others
  • Committed and enthusiastic
  • Excellent communicator to a wide range of ages.

Other requirements:

  • A Full Drivers Licence
  • Experience using Microsoft Office products and databases
  • The ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and school holidays, as required
  • Excellent self-management skills, allowing them to maintain high standards while working independently, from home
  • A willingness to travel nationally as required.

If this sounds like you, email Sue Ellis at ceo@haemophilia.org.nz for a copy of the job description, or contact Sue on 027 2828332 for more information.

To learn more about HFNZ visit www.haemophilia.org.nz

Applications close 14 January 2021. Successful applicants will be expected to commence in early February 2021.

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