House Manager - Hōhepa Kapiti

Listed 17 days Ago
Hohepa Hawke's Bay

At Hōhepa we invest in you, we grow our people. You will have the opportunity to go through on the job training. Being a part of Hōhepa is being a part of a Whānau. 

Hōhepa is a therapeutic community based on the principles of Dr Rudolf Steiner.

We are currently seeking people with patience, maturity and integrity for our House Manager at Hohepa Kapiti. You will be leading a small team of  Support Workers, working alongside people with intellectual disabilities with the belief that they can do anything and can learn to be able and independent. 

The people we support have intellectual disabilities and a range of other challenges. This is a rewarding position, but it does have its difficult moments – you will have to use all your skills and ingenuity to help them enjoy and participate in our community. We are of the belief that they can do anything and can learn to be able and independent. This can be a challenging role, but also highly rewarding as you journey alongside young people to support their development. 

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have the abilities to both display empathy and respect and enable people to achieve their goals and plans
  • Have strong leadership skills, able to manage a small team.
  • Have good communication skills, be able to communicate clearly and appropriately with a range of people, and be able to maintain accurate records and progress notes.
  • Be trustworthy and have high ethical standards, and be able to respect confidentiality and privacy.
  • Have a mature attitude and good interpersonal skills; this includes being practical and 'down to earth' about the nature of the role, and being able to work with people who may have high support needs and challenging behaviour without becoming flustered.
  • Have relevant experience or qualifications.
  • Be fit for the physical and emotional aspects of the role.

Want to know more? apply now or contact Francesca Dalli-Niven Recruitment Coordinator on 027 265 4697 or at