Operations Manager Community Services

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 Are you seeking to build your career in management?

Do you have a passion for people and for providing quality community services that make a real difference in people’s lives?

Then we have your ideal role. 

An exciting one-year fixed term opportunity has arisen to cover a period of parental leave  within Odyssey’s Operations leadership team.

Reporting to the General Manager - Operations, you will be an integral member of the team, working collaboratively to support our people to deliver the best possible care to as many tāngata whai ora (people seeking wellness) as possible.  Specifically, you will be supporting several multi-disciplinary teams who work in partnership with other organisations to deliver a range of innovative community options for tāngata whai, including:

  • Te Tahwarau Community Hub, which delivers a range of services, groups, and activities in West Auckland
  • Odyssey’s Assessment and Admissions Team
  • Odyssey Café, a social enterprise providing vocational training to tāngata whai ora
  • Haven, a drop-in support space at Merge Café in Central Auckland
  • Odyssey’s Peer Support Team, which works closely with our Adult Residential Services

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 3 years+ relevant leadership experience, including experience of managing services and high performing teams in the health, AOD/ Mental Health or social services sectors 
  • Flexibility and proven problem-solving skills
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills and experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders
  • A good understanding of the Peer Support Model
  • Ability to engage and motivate others
  • Knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi and Te Reo Māori/Tikanga
  • Alignment with Odyssey’s ‘pillars’ or values – love, concern, honesty, responsibility and trust. 

In return we offer:

  • Talented and capable kaimahi (staff) who are passionate about their work
  • The opportunity to utilise and build on your operations experience and people management skills 
  • A competitive remuneration package and 22 days annual leave

More about us:

Odyssey has supported thousands of New Zealanders whose lives are affected by alcohol, drug or other addiction challenges. We wholeheartedly believe that everyone living in New Zealand should have the opportunity to live life to the fullest, to feel hopeful about their future and to have meaningful relationships with friends and whānau.

To apply, please send us your CV and a cover letter, and complete the additional information questionnaire online. For all enquiries, please contact Akanisi Gada on 021 572 62.

Closing date: 8 October 2022

Please note that Police and Ministry of Social Development clearance checks are required for this role. 

Odyssey is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free organisation. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We particularly encourage applications from Māori and Pasifika candidates. 

Applications for this role will take you to the advertisers site.