Looking for variety and a challenge?
Being a Health and Disability Advocate means daily contact with members of the public and health and disability service providers who you will educate on the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights and assist to resolve complaints about the quality of care provided.

This position is part time 24 hours a week. Days of work are Monday to Wednesday based in our Dunedin office, and covers other areas as requested including Wanaka and Central Otago.

Our ideal Candidate will:
• Have exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Possess a calm, non-judgmental, professional approach
• Demonstrate exceptional organizational and time management skills
• Have proven experience in resolving complaints
• Be able to work alone and as part of a regional and national team
• Ability to effectively network and engage with diverse communities
• Experience building community links, particularly with Maori and Pacifica communities
• Have some experience in planning and providing education
• Hold a clean, current driver’s license and have their own vehicle to use for work travel
• Enjoy the occasional night away from home for professional development/training

What we offer:
• A fast paced and varied role
• A genuinely supportive work environment
• Professional development to support growth
• Inclusion in a great team

To be considered for this role, you must have the legal right to work in New Zealand. If this sounds like the position for you then send your handwritten cover letter and CV resume with the names of three referees (one must be your current manager) to advocacy.services@xtra.co.nz before 9am Monday 21 September 2020.

Position descriptions are available on our website www.advocacy.org.nz

Previous applicants need not apply