We are looking for a Regional FASD Navigator to mentor and support families, whanau, and caregivers to better cope, care, and manage tamariki/children and rangitahi/young people impacted by prenatal exposure to alcohol.
The FASD Navigator will be contracted to work in a Pilot Region, with the primary tasks of:
Establishing a face-to-face whanau, parents/caregivers support group or supporting an existing one in the region
Providing advocacy and support for whanau, parents/caregivers
Providing education to whanau, parents/caregivers, and service providers
Networking with the disability sector to raise awareness of FASD
Developing a regional resource of FASD informed providers in the pilot region
Building relationships with professionals and service providers across sectors