Kaitohutohu Matua - Promotion - Hauora Māori Tūmatanui, NPHS at Te Whatu Ora, All Locations
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā! Nau mai, tono mai ki Hauora Māori Tūmatanui kia kumea te pae tawhiti hei pae tata, kia whaia te pae ora mō ngā whānau, mō ngā hapū, mō ngā iwi. E kōkiri!
- Contribute to pae ora for iwi and Māori communities in this Kaitohutohu Matua – Promotion role
- Flexible working supported to balance your mahi and your whānau and iwi commitments
- Permanent, full-time opportunity
Join Te Whatu Ora at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating an equitable, accessible, cohesive and people and whānau-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We have a permanent, full-time opportunity available to join our Hauora Māori Tūmatanui Directorate working within the Promotion Directorate as a Kaitohutohu Matua (Senior Advisor) which is a mid-level advisor role at Te Whatu Ora. This role requires someone a with strong subject matter expertise, writing and relationship skills capable of leading a project of work.
The primary purpose of the role is to support the Promotion Directorate wharepuni to advance the Hauora Māori Tūmatanui work programme within the Promotion Directorate and support a strong partnership between both Directorates for the benefit of kaimahi Māori in the Promotion Directorate. This position also plays a leading role in the development of Tiriti-led advice related to Promotion initiatives, projects and services that impact on iwi and Māori communities, supporting Health Promotion, and the wider organisation.
Hauora Māori Tūmatanui:
There are significant expectations in the reforms, and in the kaupapa of the NPHS, that we will embed the principles of Te Tiriti and advance equity for iwi and Māori communities. The Hauora Māori Tūmatanui Directorate is the lead in supporting the NPHS to: embed the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi; support of iwi and Māori communities to realise their well-being aspirations; rapidly expand and develop our Māori workforce; and grow and develop the capability of our non-Māori and non-Pacific workforce to provide a culturally safe service.
To succeed in these aims, Hauora Māori Tūmatanui works as a cross-functional team embedded in all NPHS Directorates and supports our kaimahi Maori through the Pā Tūwatwata model to keep our workstreams safe and to have a strong foundation of togetherness utlising mātauranga ā whānau, ā hapū, ā iwi, to build a Māori workforce that is valued, elevated and can support the achievement of pae ora.
Mōu | About you
You‘re looking for an opportunity to support others to deliver complex or contentious pieces of work, with a particular focus on improving public health outcomes for Māori. Your prior experience will support you by effortlessly building or bringing along your already constructed partnerships with agencies outside of the health sector that have an influence over the wider determinants of health as they relate to the aspirations of iwi and Māori communities.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- A mātauranga Māori or public health tertiary qualification, or equivalent experience.
- Needs to draw on relevant longer-term experience specific to the job and work demands, acquired over time– 3-5 years.
- Experience in an advisory role, applying critical thinking and using sound judgement to develop options and provide advice.
- Some leadership experience, that may include having designed and managed a project of work and resources.
- Understanding of kawa and tikanga and a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi & some experience working in partnership with iwi & Māori communities.
- A relevant post graduate qualification in public health or Māori health, or equivalent experience.
Ka kawea e koe | You will bring:
- Your experience as a contributing member of iwi and Māori communities including effective relationships with those communities that role-models our obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and achieves equity for Māori.
- Competency with te ao Māori, tikanga, and te reo Māori or a commitment to starting your journey and taking ownership of your learning and growth.
Ko te mahi e tika ana mō te ao hurihuri nei |Work that suits today's ever -changing world
Te Whatu Ora supports flexible and hybrid working for our kaimahi. In roles that don't require an in-person element, we encourage you to ‘work from where you are.' We want our national teams to be made up of diverse people from across the motu, just like our health system.
Nau mai, uru mai | Come and join us
When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system. This is a once in a life-time change,that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations.
Our name, Te Whatu Ora, means ‘the weaving of wellness'. Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all. Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system.
We are working towards a system that better meets the complex demands of a growing population, addresses the persistent inequalities experienced by Māori and ensures greater access, experience and outcomes for those traditionally not well served by the system – Māori, Pacific and Disabled People.
Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
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 ad, 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.
We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Elismha Lubbe, Senior Recruitment Consultant email@example.com
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||PD - Kaitohutohu Matua - Promotion - 2023.pdf (PDF, 286KB)
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