Work at AccessAbility

If you choose to work at AccessAbility, you’ll be making a difference in people’s everyday lives.

We encourage our staff to pursue their own goals and dreams. Our salaries are competitive and the work is satisfying.

We recognise that your home life is important and we’re flexible so that you can do your best at work. We even give paid time off to our staff so they can fit exercise into their working week.

If you want to contribute to a world where disabled people live well, dream big and live the life they have imagined, apply for one of the positions below.

Current Vacancies

NASC Team Leader – Otago

Location: Dunedin

About the business

At AccessAbility we are committed to working with disabled people and their families/whānau to identify what would enable them to live everyday lives in their community. Our inspirational dream is “A community approach where disabled people live well now, can dream big and live the life they have imagined.”

What does a Team Leader do?

We are currently looking for a person to join the team as a full time Team Leader, position based in our Dunedin office. This role works closely with our other NASC regions including Taranaki and Whanganui, and some national travel is involved.

Job tasks and responsibilities

The successful applicant will lead, manage and mentor the team working alongside people with disabilities and their whānau to help them achieve their goals. Ideally, we are looking for someone with strong leadership skills and an understanding of the disability sector.

  • Effective and efficient management of staff, systems and resources.
  • Successful communication with all stakeholders, which promotes our beliefs and vision.
  • Ensure all Needs assessment and Service Coordination work is based on clear plans towards positive outcomes for individuals, families and whānau.
  • Provide written reports and updates to the Operational Manager and Ministry of Health.
  • Foster a culture consistent with the organisations’ spirit and attributes.

Job benefits and perks

In return you will receive the following benefits:

  • Being part of a team where people are passionate about our inspirational dream
  • Health and Wellness Subsidy
  • Staff Benefit Discount Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If this is you, then we want to hear from you!

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th June 2020.

A Job Description for the position is available from the Links section below. Please apply through SEEK with a CV and cover letter. Applicants will need to be able to pass a police record check.

AccessAbility is an Equal Opportunities Employer and strives to attract and maintain a diverse workforce. We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity. We would like to encourage applications from people with a lived experience of disability. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact:

Angela Te Whaiti, Operations Manager on 03 929 1421 or email

*Due to the current situation of COVID-19, the recruitment process for this advertised position of NASC Team Leader maybe delayed. We thank you for your patience during this process.


NASC Team Leader Job Advertisement (PDF)
NASC Team Leader Job Description (PDF)