Principal Advisor Pacific/Kaitohutohu
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Location: CCDHB, HVDHB, WRDHB
Service: Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS)
Salary: $95,368 to $119,210
Kōrero mō te tūranga About the role
The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) is seeking a dynamic, results-driven professional to drive service transformation for Pacific communities.
This role presents a unique opportunity to lead a significant change and improvement process for Pacific communities across the 3DHBs.
The successful candidate will be a champion of change, growth and development. They will bring advanced relationship and stakeholder management skills to their engagement and work with Pacific people and drive the pursuit of health equity and outcomes.
The Principle Advisor Pacific is a member of the MHAIDS Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and reports directly to the service s Executive Director and work closely with the Director of Pacific Peoples 2DHB. They will provide advice to SLT colleagues and the MHAIDS Executive Directors on all matters impacting Pacific peoples.
Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team
The hospital and health services of the DHBs provide a range of services. One such group of services is the Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability (MHAID) Service, which has over 1400 employees.
MHAIDS spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast - and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. Te Korowai Whariki services include the Regional Forensic & Rehabilitation Mental Health Service and the National Youth Forensic Mental Health Unit, while our Intellectual Disability Services extend the length and breadth of the country, including five bases located in Auckland, Cambridge, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.
The core business of MHAIDS is the provision of quality specialist services, integrated with primary and secondary providers in the communities we serve.
MHAIDS is committed to the underlying principles of:
- Te Tiriti o Waitangi as the founding document of Aotearoa/New Zealand
- He Ara Oranga
- Kia Manawanui Aotearoa
- Whakamaua Māori Health Action Plan 2020-2025
- The New Zealand Disability Strategy: Making a World of Difference Whakanui Oranga
- The Intellectual Disability High and Complex Framework
The service has access to business support services including Human Resources and Finance. In addition, the management and delivery of clinical services across MHAIDS is underpinned by consultation, advice, and support from a range of cultural, consumer, and family advisors, along with business, quality and organisational development personnel.
Moū About you
The successful candidate will have:
- A relevant post-graduate qualification in health, business or a related field
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- A deep understanding of the design, planning and delivery of effective services for Pacific people
- Experience of working with key Pacific stakeholders within and across organisations
- Experience in contracting with the NGO sector, the Ministry of Health and other government agencies
- Knowledge of funding mechanisms within the Pacific health sector
- Knowledge of key national Pacific health policy documents and quality standards
- Knowledge and experience of applying equity considerations in service design and delivery
E pā ana ki a tatou About us
Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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2DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To comply with the recent health order, applicants must have had their first dose AND their second dose no later than 1 January 2022.
We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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|Expertise:||Non-clinical - Administration - Administration|
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