Principal Advisor Pae Ora at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Nationwide
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Join a newly established team that is committed to advancing Pae Ora – healthy futures for Māori
- Design, Develop and implement Te Matatiki o Te Oranga (our health service transformation)
- Full-time role potentially with regular national travel involved
- Offering a vision toward leadership opportunities
'Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' – ‘There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of our people.
Te Ratonga Hauora (Health Services) is responsible for the Department's overall focus on oranga, inclusive of general health, mental health, addictions, and disability. Our priority is to provide services that support the advancement of health equity for Māori, and most importantly Pae Ora. We do this through our strategies, policies and practices. Hōkai Rangi, our over-arching strategic direction, places the focus on oranga at the heart of our business. Building our frameworks from a Matauranga Māori basis is our focus to drive and support equity for Māori, which in turn will contribute to achieving our outcomes of reducing reoffending.
Our values embrace the kaupapa Māori concepts of Rangatira, Manaaki, Wairua, Kaitiaki and Whānau.
Mō te tūnga | About the roles
We are advancing our commitment to transformational change across our health services, we are excited to announce four Principal Advisor roles within Pae Ora. Reporting to the Chief Māori Health Officer working closely alongside the Project Manager and Pae Ora Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of work across health, corrections and Māori partnerships, with an emphasis on building capability and expertise from a Te Ao Māori view to support the design of Te Matatiki o te Oranga (our new Health Service), and the implementation of Hōkai Rangi.
Bringing knowledge or expertise in Pae Ora – health futures for Māori and/or kaupapa Māori service design will enable you to support and drive forward the design, implementation and development of health services that meet the specific needs of tangata in our care and management. Championing Te Ao Māori methodologies, you'll actively support the development of Te Matatiki o te Oranga, and lead the effective implementation of performance monitoring, evaluation and reporting frameworks for key areas of work. Promoting whanaungatanga as a key principle for work collaboration and partnership is critical, as you'll work to establish and foster strong, positive partnerships across Aotearoa, especially with our Iwi Partners and mana whenua, and also stakeholders including other government agencies and DHB's, and through supporting the interface with governance forums.
Te Rōpū Pae Ora is based in Wellington, however we are open to suitable candidates working from any corrections site across Aotearoa
Mōu | About you
We're calling out to those who are passionate about achieving health equity for Māori and who feel a strong alignment to our kaupapa. If you express interest, we'll be looking for clear evidence and/or examples within your application as to how you meet the below lead requirements.
- Excellent knowledge of mātauranga Māori;
- Demonstrated knowledge or experience of Māori health, iwi development and the Māori health sector;
- Knowledge of indigenous methodologies and frameworks;
- Experience working within a kaupapa Māori environment, and commitment to ongoing personal development in this area;
- An understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and how it relates to health and wellbeing;
- Excellent communication skills – able to adapt and deliver information to varying audiences;
- Able to interface with all levels of leadership – including the ability to influence and build consensus;
- Able to mentor and manaaki other colleagues and partners;
If you've worked for an iwi organisation, whānau ora collective or in a Kaupapa Māori space we want you!
Please note this is a National Office role where location is flexible, however there is a requirement that you are in Wellington for 1 week per month, this will be at your own cost.
This role requires the ability to travel regularly across Aotearoa, as required. For more information, please download the Job Description via our careers page.
Applications will close 11pm on Sunday 27 November 2022. Interviews will take place between 7-8 December 2022 and may be offered remotely using Microsoft Teams.
The salary range for this role is from $110,091 up to $155,423. Appointments are based on demonstrable skills and expertise.
Mō mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://arapoutama.nz/hokairangi).
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
Keen to join us on this journey and shape our mahi. Submit your CV and a tailored cover letter (PDF) that describes your motivation for applying and that highlights your relevant knowledge, skills and experience in line with the above requirements. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you consider providing examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
It is an exciting time to join us, and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at email@example.com.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Attachment:||Principal Advisor- Pae Ora Role.pdf (PDF, 260KB)
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