Service Manager - Counties


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Are you looking for meaningful work that makes a real difference in people's lives?
IHC, through IDEA Services provides support for people with an intellectual disability so they can live, learn, work and enjoy life as part of the community. We are proud to be New Zealand's largest service provider for people with an intellectual disability.
We are currently seeking a Service Manager to join our management team. This is a permanent full time position (80 hours per fortnight). You will be part of the wider Counties Area Management team, reporting to the Area Manager for the Counties Area. 
Here's more about the role:
The purpose of this busy hands-on role is to take overall responsibility for the effective delivery of a quality service through management of the day to day running of allocated family and residential services. This includes professional leadership, guidance and management of Support Workers and responsibility for effective management of resources in line with the policies and principles of IDEA Services.
You will have experience in:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Coaching, mentoring and staff management
  • Staff recruitment and training
  • Preparation of budgets and business plans
  • Strong organisational, planning, administration and implementation skills
  • Proven excellent level of computer literacy
  • Experience in managing services for people with high physical support needs or health background would be beneficial but not essential as full training and support provided

A full NZ driver's licence and clean police record is also a must for this position. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
You will be part of a collaborative, supportive work environment where people are treated with respect, valued as an important member of a passionate team performing interesting, challenging and highly rewarding work.
Taking on a management role with the largest provider of support services in New Zealand means more career opportunities for you 
We offer:
  • Ongoing training and a clear career path
  • Competitive salary and conditions of employment.
  • The support of a professional and highly skilled management team.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
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