Wayfinder Mana Ake Programme in Schools
Wayfinder Mana Ake Programme in Schools, Part time, Permanent
An exciting opportunity has become available to work 24 hours per week as a Wayfinder/Taiurungi, as part of the Waiariki Mana Ake Programme in Taupo and Turangi. The role presents a phenomenal opportunity to make a positive difference.
He korero mō te tūranga - About the Role
This role will be responsible for delivering early interventional health and wellbeing guidance, support and service within Kaupapa Māori Kura/ Kura a iwi. The Mana Ake service is led by health but delivered in collaboration with education, enabling the delivery of support where initial discovery of wellbeing need is often identified in a community setting.
The Wayfinder/Taiurungi will work closely with the clinical team, providing individual and group-based interventions and whole of classroom programmes in kura. The Wayfinder/Taiurungi will provide a link between the clinical team, Kura Kaupapa/Kura a iwi, as well as wider whānau and community supports.
The Wayfinder/Taiurungi will form part of a culturally responsive workforce focused on building whakawhānaungatanga and relationships and will walk alongside tamariki and whānau on their wellbeing journey. The design and delivery of wellbeing support will be informed by tamariki and families/whānau voice.
We are looking for an individual who has established networks and relationships with local communities within the Waiariki rohe and enjoys working with a wide range of people. Experience working within health, education or social service collaborative initiatives, and experience in working with whānau are key requirements for this role.
He korero mōu - About You
You should have
• A commitment to being a good Te Tiriti partner in all your actions. This includes an understanding of the significance of and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the ability to apply Te Tiriti principles in a meaningful way in this role
• Computer competency
• Phenomenal relationship skills and the ability to work effectively in a team
• A full driver’s license
You will be
• Experienced in working with community, tamariki and whānau
• Adaptable and able to pivot within a rapidly changing environment
• Fluent in Te Reo
Ko ngā painga o te tūranga – Our Benefits
• Career development
• Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference for generations to come!
• Be a valued member of an interdisciplinary team
• Discounts (with local businesses)
• Work-life balance and an outdoor playground on your doorstep
Ngā uaratanga mō a mātou mahi – Our Values
Our people live our values which underpin the way in which we support our communities. It is important to us when recruiting, to recruit new colleagues who share in our values:
• Manaakitanga - respect and acknowledgment of each other’s intrinsic value and contribution
• Integrity - truthfully and consistently acting collectively for the common good
• Accountability - collective and individual ownership for clinical and financial outcomes and sustainability
The role will be based in the Waiariki region. It is essential that applicants are based within the region as the role is not suitable for remote work.
We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the advert, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
If this sounds like you, apply online now via https://www.lakesdhb.govt.nz/. You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career’s portal.
To be eligible to work at Te Whatu Ora Lakes, you must be fully vaccinated, including COVID-19.
Salary Range: $51,820 - $76,600
Korero taunaki – About Us
Te Whatu Ora Lakes provides healthcare to a population of 110,000 people from its two modern and progressive general hospitals in Rotorua and Taupo, New Zealand. The Lakes district is well known for its many outdoor recreational activities such as mountain biking, skiing, and fishing. Family friendly beaches are also an hour’s drive away. The Lakes district has a growing multi-cultural community and is becoming the lifestyle destination of choice. Working at Te Whatu Ora Lakes provides a great opportunity to balance an amazing lifestyle with a rewarding professional experience in an excellent and supportive work environment.
For more information email ManaAke@lakesdhb.govt.nz
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