Health Improvement Practitioner
Progressive Primary Health Network
- Hutt Valley based
- Part time or full time opportunity for the right candidate
Ko wai mātou | About Us
Te Awakairangi Health Network is a primary care network focussed on achieving equity and improving the quality of our health services for whānau living in the Hutt Valley. We work with general practices and community service providers to promote and empower people to receive the healthcare services they need and deserve.
Our vision is “Everyone in the Hutt Valley is Healthy and Well”.
Tēnei Tūranga | About the role
Our Access and Choice team has an exciting opportunity for a registered health professional passionate about people and health to join our Access and Choice team as a Health Improvement Practitioner.
The Health Improvement Practitioner role is an integral part of the general practice team, working directly with individuals and whanau to help improve their mental health and wellbeing. This includes providing consultations and advice to other members of the general practice team.
You will be based in the Hutt Valley and will have a passion and drive to work in this space with confidence.
This is an exciting new model of service delivery which offers greater access to support for all. If this sounds like the challenge you are looking for, we offer a competitive salary, fun, flexible working environment with a highly motivated team.
Mo koe | About you
The successful candidate needs ideally will be:
- Registered health professional with current practising certificate e.g. psychologist, nurse, occupational therapist, social worker.
- Qualifications in CBT or ACT are an advantage
- Self-motivated, organised and a great communicator with the ability to build rapport easily and work accurately independently.
- Ability to demonstrate your commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and promoting positive outcomes for Tangata Whenua
To view the job description please visit www.teawakairangihealth.org.nz
We pride ourselves on being an inclusive work environment where our people will be supported to be successful, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion, or background.
Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Te Awakairangi Health Network is committed to meeting its obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi and will work towards achieving equitable health outcomes for Māori in the Hutt Valley. We will do this by ensuring services are provided, developed and implemented in accordance with the Articles of Te Tiriti (oritetanga/equity) and the principles - Tino Rangatiratanga, Equity, Active Protection, Partnership and Options.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Apply now, or email your CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: we may review applications before the closing date and we encourage you to apply as soon as you are able. We reserve the right to withdraw the job advertisement at any time before our closing date.
Previous applicants need not re-apply.
As part of our recruitment process you will need to complete an application form. This form will be emailed to you when we receive your application.
Closing date: The advert will reman open until we fill the vacancy.
You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job.
|Location:||North Island - Wellington - Hutt Valley|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Community / Public Health - Health Promotion|
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