Where you’ll be working: Thames
The details: Permanent Full-time, 40 Hours per week (1.0 FTE), Rostered
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Do you share our values of putting “People at Heart – Te iwi Ngakaunui”? Look no further…
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are searching for dynamic people to join our Te Puna Oranga Frontline Service team. We have an innovative approach in making a positive difference with patients and their whānau who are admitted to Thames and Waikato Hospitals. Via a cultural assessment process with Māori patients, you will provide recommendations to multidisciplinary teams that will contribute towards the care, treatment, and discharge planning process. You will also support the development and implementation of an integrated service delivery approach to both inpatient and community that best meets the needs of Māori and their whānau in the Hauraki region.
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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Te Puna Oranga’s purpose is to drive and deliver radical improvement in Māori health outcomes by eliminating health inequities for Māori. We are made up of two teams, Puna - Strategic and Oranga – Frontline and Projects teams.
Mōu | About you
As an ideal candidate, you will have a certificate in Hauora Māori or experience with Māori in a Hauora setting. Te Reo Māori is desirable, as well as an understanding of Tainui tikanga and kawa. You will have excellent written and oral communication, computer skills, and a full drivers licence.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Rachael.Devey@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 1 June 2023
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
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