Regional Clinical Director Public Health Medicine -Te Waipounamu - NPHS at Te Whatu Ora, Canterbury
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Join Te Whatu Ora at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive, and people-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
The National Public Health Service within Te Whatu Ora, work towards Pae Ora (healthy futures) for all by engaging with the wider determinants that impact people's health, focusing on oranga/wellbeing, prevention, protection, and population-level intervention. We are connected across boundaries to deliver public health services that are nationally planned, regionally delivered and locally tailored.
We have the opportunity available to join our team in a senior clinical leadership role as Regional Clinical Director Public Health Medicine this role forms part of the Regional Public Health Service and is a member of the Regional Leadership Group.
The primary purpose of the role is to provide leadership and advice with responsibility for supporting the delivery of safe and effective Regional public health services. The role will also lead and develop clinical governance within the regional public health service, ensure consistency, quality, and safety of the planning and delivery of public health services functions within the region and work alongside leadership group to deliver the strategic and organisational priorities and to drive continuous improvement in processes and practices within the team.
Mōu | About you
You will be an experienced Public Health Medicine Specialist and people leader with previous exposure to leading change, service, and quality improvement initiatives. A great opportunity to be involved in change as we transform the health system in Aotearoa.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- At least five years' experience working in public health
- Proven experience in Public Health Medicine clinical leadership and people leadership (minimum 3 years in previous leadership roles)
- Experience in leading change and service and quality improvement initiatives
- Experience in applying critical thinking, using sound judgment to develop options and knowledge of the machinery of government and policy development
- Experience in developing professional frameworks and governance systems
- Proven supervision, mentoring, coaching, and teaching skills
Ka kawea e koe | You will bring:
- 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
- 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 via email@example.com
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||Position Profile - Regional Clinical Director Public Health Medicine - Regional DRAFT.pdf (PDF, 328KB)
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