Community Health Worker
- Pacific Maternal and Infant Nutrition Coordinator
- Working with individuals, organisations and communities
- Join our great team making a real difference
About the role
This could be the role in Pacific health you have been looking for. Working as The Fono's coordinator of the Healthy Babies Healthy Futures.
You would be responsible for carrying out a Te Whatu Ora public health programme for pregnant mothers and parents of children under four years of age, living in the Auckland and Waitematā localities. The programme includes lifestyle coaching, nutrition and wellbeing courses.
It's 40 hours a week reporting directly to the Manager Public Health, based at The Fono in Henderson.
You will have a real wish to make a difference in your community with babies and their parents.
- Value the healthy babies – healthy families approach to working with young parents
- Very good understanding of Pacific people in New Zealand and what they aspire to
- Demonstrated experience in engagement and supporting people
- Great at planning and organising
- Effective, persuasive personal communication skills (one on one / group)
- Excellent interpersonal workplace skills with a proven ability to work in a collegial manner
- Fully computer literate
- Have a full Drivers Licence
A message from The Fono's CEO - Tevita Funaki
Because you're thinking about a career with The Fono Trust let me tell you why that could be a great idea. When you become part of The Fono family you are sharing over 30 years of heritage as the Pacific organisation proven to have the power to generate substantial improvements for Pacific peoples in health and wellbeing right across Auckland.
As an employee you become an important part of FonoCare – our unique Integrated Model of Care. It is The Fono's lifeforce and guides us all in our commitment to equity in outcomes. What our Integrated Model of Care can achieve inspires us every day when we connect with the communities and families we serve. Seeing how The Fono has grown through innovative thinking that doesn't accept it can't be done - It can, and we've proved it time and time again. Taking personal inspiration from the past and what our people at The Fono are achieving every day through our services.
FonoCare - The Fono Integrated model of Care is an expanding range of high-quality primary health, mental health, dental services, public health, health support, whanau ora, social services -- including the Feleoko family support/food bank to Pasifika and all who need our care. The Fono also has the
Oceania Career Academy as a service providing, as a NZQA Category One tertiary institution, highly successful training and transitions to employment.
We lead the way in developing partnerships with the community and other providers. The term "fono" in our name is particularly suitable for our identity as its meaning reflects meetings between people. And that's what we offer the people we serve and the people who join The Fono family as employees or contractors. With links into all areas of Pasifika community life we have a unique ability to make our high quality, affordable health and social services conveniently available across our vibrant and multicultural city from eight locations and through outreach services. For more on The Fono see www.thefono.org
Find out more / apply:
For an application form, job description or further details please text HBHF to 021 024 489 29 or email with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – Scout@aidmax.co.nz putting HBHF in the subject line.
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