Team Leader - residential and supported living

  • Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough
  • Nelson, New Zealand
  • Mar 07, 2024
Full-Time Community Development Community Services Disability Services

Job Description

Live Life Disability Support

Permanent, full-time, Nelson Community

Supporting people to live their best life.

  • Are you looking to making a real difference here in Nelson?
  • Do you love making new connections and supporting people to live their best life?

A matou ropu (About our team)

Live Life Disability Support (LLDS) provides support to people who have disabilities to live great lives in the Nelson Marlborough community.

We support people to manage their day to day lives in ways and at times that work for them. The people we support have a wide range of abilities, gifts, and challenges. We actively encourage people to pursue their dreams and try out new experiences and can guarantee that no two days working at LLDS are ever the same.

Nga mohiohio e pa ana ki tenei mahi (About this position)

We are looking to appoint two Team Leaders, each working at a residential location, working 80 hours a fortnight. You will be leading teams working with adults who have intellectual disabilities.

    • Position 1: 7am to 3.30pm, Monday to Friday
    • Position 2: 7.30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday

Ko wai he kaitono totika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

We are looking for inspiring Team Leaders who love to make connections across community groups and activities. You will live the Enabling Good Lives principles; ensuring that people are supported to fully participate in community life.

You will hold a minimum NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 4), or an equivalent health or disability related qualification as assessed by the Ministry of Health (see link below). Experience working in the field of disability would be an advantage.

This role is classified by Immigration as ANZSCO 423111 and applicants for this position must be NZ or Australian citizens, or have NZ permanent residency, or a valid NZ work visa.

The salary for these positions is $58,925 plus an annual Team Leader allowance of $5,000.

Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 539 5746.

For role specific enquiries contact Karen Bailey, Group Manager Residential and Supported Living at

Apply now. It's easy. Please complete our online application form.


Applications close: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as recieved, so we encourage you to apply early.

Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Maori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Maori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

Job Summary

Supporting people to live their best lives.

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