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Job Summary

Harbour Sport is seeking 2 proactive and organised individuals to deliver the ACC Live Stronger for Longer Community Strength and Balance programme (CSB) in Counties Manukau. These positions focus on the delivery of key contract objectives in the Counties Manukau health board area and are part of a regional team delivering to the Waitematā and Auckland health districts.

1 x Permanent Full time
1 x Fixed term (ends 30/6/2025)

Job Description

CSB is delivered in collaboration with ACC, local health providers and community partners, and is committed to working towards reducing injuries from falls in older people. 

The primary objective of this work is to achieve the contract requirements through implementation of our programme of work; meeting our goals of maintaining the existing network of approved CSB classes, establishing additional classes in areas where they are not currently available, increasing engagement and attendance in evidence based strength and balance initiatives for older people who at risk of falling and improving equity of access to meet demand, cultural diversity and affordability.

Key deliverables include:

  • Work with current providers of existing, approved CSB classes to ensure ongoing compliance with ACC criteria and maintain engagement in the programme.
  • Design and deliver workshops/trainings for CSB providers and community organisations. 
    Identify/establish new classes. Collaborate with diverse community organisations to enable/ensure approved classes.
  • Promote and represent the CSB programme in the local area.
  • Maintain high administrative standards, including report writing.
  • Collaborative team work to support the success and development of the CSB programme.
  • Proactively seek continuous improvement in your work, so we can provide a better service. 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the exercise industry or closely related field, with a good understanding of older people and their needs, and significant experience working with, and/or strong connection to, Māori and/or Pacific and/or Asian communities, preferably in the Counties Manukau area. The successful candidate will also display strong alignment to our values of integrity, respect, leadership, inclusive and whakawhanaungatanga. 

If you are a committed individual with strong values and a passion for working collaboratively in the community towards bettering the health and well-being of older people of all cultures and are looking for a role where flexibility and working from home can be negotiated, then apply now and lets kōrero. We will be interviewing suitable candidates whilst the advert is still in market. 

Applications close Tuesday, 4th June 2024 at 5pm

Apply with a Cover letter and CV.

Please Note – Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage interested candidates to apply early, as we will be processing applications as they are received, without waiting until the advertised closing date.

Harbour Sport is committed to being Inclusive, Integrity, Respect, Leadership and Whakawhanaungatanga, and is a value-based organisation  committed to ‘a community physically active for life’

At Harbour Sport, we are committed to ensuring we take every step possible to ensure our provisions and environments are safe and empowering for children, young people, families, and staff. Harbour Sport has zero tolerance for abuse. We expect respectful and positive behaviours and values at all times from those we support and from all those we engage with.

Te Tiriti o Waitangi is Aotearoa New Zealand’s founding document. Harbour Sport is committed to upholding the mana of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the principles of Partnership, Protection and Participation. We are committed to partnership with tangata whenua and the protection of Māori culture and taonga. We value the distinctiveness that tangata whenua bring to physical activity and our success on a world stage. We believe a strong bi-cultural foundation is critical to our national identity and wellbeing.