Whaikaha - Ministry of Disabled People are looking for a diverse team of Connector Supports, Connectors and Specialist Connectors to work with disabled people and whānau in the Mid Central region based in Palmerston North.

This pivotal team are essential to the Enabling Good Lives approach and make a significant positive impact on the lives of disabled people, whānau and communities. The team works together to work alongside disabled people and whānau to think about options, create possibilities and support decision making about their lives and the resources and connections that would enable them to attain their life objectives.
Connector Support
Connector Supports work closely with Connectors to ensure timely and appropriate triaging.  They achieve this by working directly with disabled people to support straight-forward changes to service agreements and prioritising enquiries through the client record management system.  They also undertake the management and administration of the client record management database.  
Specialist Connector
Specialist Connectors will have specialist skills in one or more of the following areas to better support disabled people and whānau:  specialist planning, crisis, safeguarding and complex coordination, transitions to adulthood, provider relationship development, community development and/or planning for a good life.

Senior Connector (Fixed Term Until June 2023)
As a Senior Connector you will provide leadership, mentoring and guidance for Connectors and Specialist Connectors to increase their skills to support disabled people and whānau achieve outcomes that are important to them.
For more information and to apply see the Connector Support / Senior Connector / Specialist Connector job advert.