Team Leader - Live Life Disability Support

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough)

Permanent full-time, Stoke Community

Supporting people to live their best lives

  • 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?

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team) 

Live Life Disability Support Services (LLDSS) provide 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 Live Life DSS are ever the same. 

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position) 

We are looking to appoint an on roster Team Leader, working Monday to Friday 7.00AM to 3.30PM. You will be leading a team working in a community residential home with five older people who have intellectual and physical disabilities.

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

We are looking for an inspiring Team Leader who loves to make connections across community groups and activities. Someone who lives 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 this position is $56,332 plus a Team Leader allowance of $4,500.

For the health and safety of both staff and the people we support, and in line with the Health Order, all Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including boosters.

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

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274.

For role specific enquiries contact Jade Allmont, Group Leader for Supported Living at or M. 027 4499 167, or email Karen Bailey, Group Manager at

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


Applications close: Saturday 3rd September (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as received so we encourage you to apply early.

Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

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

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: N22-586

Location: Nelson Community

Closing Date: Saturday 3rd September (unless filled prior).