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Operations Manager – Residential Services

Enliven Disability Services work alongside young people under 65 living with a disability. We aim to empower and support our clients to live an extraordinary life as valued members of the community. You will be part of a team working to make a difference in your local community.

Join Enliven Disability in this newly created leadership role managing residential services across Hawkes Bay.

About the role:

You will be responsible for the delivery of support to 27 (growing to 50) disabled people living across multiple services in Havelock North and Napier. Services focus on supporting people with complex clinical needs. You will take responsibility for budget management across all residential services. Our services are growing, this role will form part of the leadership team supporting the development of new community services across Hawke’s Bay.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be a strong leader with the ability to clearly articulate the vision of Enliven Disability  services and inspire people to work towards this.
  • Have a passion for working with disabled people and their whanau.
  • Demonstrate competence in effective team management.
  • Have the ability to be able to manage the competing demands of overseeing several contracts and workstreams.
  • Be experienced in change management.

You will need:

  •  A Health professional or Human Services qualification in the disability sector
  • Be passionate about working with disabled people and their whanau.
  • Experience in coaching and developing staff
  • Experience and/or understanding of working in Hawke’s Bay communities. Have a clear understanding of Enabling Good Lives Principles and current disability support best practice.
  • Be able to demonstrate cultural competency.

 We offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package for the right candidate
  • Ongoing support and training
  • An outstanding work culture
  • Autonomy and the opportunity to be an innovative leader

If this sounds like you and you would like to find out more, please contact Andrew Wordsworth on  email

Applicants should have a New Zealand residency or valid New Zealand work visa. Applications close 29 December 2022.

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