Work Retention Specialist, Here Toitū Trial - PHO focus - Palmerston North -
About us The Ministry of Social Development is a people-centred organisation. We’re in communities across the motu, working with partners to help New Zealanders be safe, strong and independent. We provide social policy and advice to government and assistance, including income, employment and housing support to people of all ages, families, whānau and communities. As a Te Tiriti o Waitangi partner we are committed to supporting and enabling Māori, whānau, hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations. Our people are as diverse as the communities we serve. We care about the wellbeing and success of our people and provide a supportive and inclusive working environment where people can thrive and be who they are. Work Retention Specialist, Here Toitū Trial - PHO focus - Palmerston North - Short term role 12-month fixed term until June 2022 Location: Central Region, located within THINK Hauora practices MSD’s Employment team are working in partnership with Primary Health Organisation (PHO) THINK Hauora to trial Here Toitū, a tested service across four PHOs; ProCare Network Limited (Auckland), Pegasus Health (Canterbury) and National Hauora Coalition (Auckland). Here Toitū is a Dedicated Support Team service (which includes a General Practice team, Health Navigator and a Dedicated Support Case Manager) to support whānau who are in receipt of a benefit and are living with a health condition or disability to improve their health and wellbeing to move to an employment pathway. The Work Retention Specialist (WRS) will form part of the Dedicated Support team to assist with the implementation and delivery of a new Responding Early component of Here Toitū service, which is aimed at employed people who are managing a health condition or disability and are at risk of losing their employment for health reasons. To be considered for this role you will need to have: Client-focused practice and highly developed motivational employment support skills Experience working at HR advisory level Sound knowledge of employment legislation and best practice Strong experience working within the health and disability sector and recruitment industry Knowledge of current developments and trends in the labour market, including employment challenges and issues faced by people with health or disabilities Knowledge of the local community and good insight and understanding of their needs Excellent verbal and written communication skills and confident dealing with managers at all levels Partnership focused relationship management skills with the ability to persuade and influence Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills Able to self-manage work autonomously Full New Zealand driver’s license and have the ability to travel within MidCentral DHB Region (Tararua, Horowhenua, Manawatü and Palmerston North) to meet job requirements If you have previous experience delivering results in an outcome-based environment where a focus on service, support and employment is paramount, we welcome your application. How to Apply: Please take the time to read over the following position description before applying: http://www.msd.govt.nz/hr/documents/position-descriptions/dce-service-delivery/client-service-support/work-retention-specialist-job-description-final-.docx Please click the apply now link to submit your current CV and cover letter. Make sure to include your CV and cover letter that outlines your experience and motivation for the role. Current MSD employees: please apply from a work computer, using your work myHR login. If you have any queries, please contact Roseleen Bhan, 04 903 3957, XXXX@msd.govt.nz Applications close: 25 June 2021 Joining us Joining MSD means being part of a whānau that celebrates the diversity each individual represents. We show manaaki, we care about the wellbeing and success of people and want everyone to thrive, and be who they are in a supportive and inclusive working environment. We work together to make a difference for communities while doing the right thing with integrity. We are a Treaty partner committed to strengthening relationships with Māori, Hapū, Iwi and communities to realise their own potential and aspirations. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so we can assist you through the recruitment process.
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