Clinical Advisor - Prevention - NPHS 0.7FTE at Te Whatu Ora, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- On offer is the opportunity to make a positive impact in an organisation that makes a difference to people's lives
- Contribute to transforming the future of health in this Clinical Advisor 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 (NPHS) 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 a permanent, part-time (0.7FTE) opportunity available to join our Health Prevention team as a Clinical Advisor. This role is critical in enabling the delivery of the NPHS strategic agenda for Pae Ora (Healthy Futures).
As a member of the National Immunisation Programme (NIP), this clinical role has accountability for incorporating the full suite of vaccination programmes including childhood, MMR and influenza vaccinations, as well as the COVID-19 vaccination programme. The NIP team is responsible for New Zealand's largest immunisation programme and works together with partners and stakeholders, with a focus on equity, to ensure all New Zealanders can get vaccinated on time.
Mōu | About you
You are someone with experience in leading change and service quality improvement initiatives. You have successful experience creating a team culture in which people proactively try new approaches, learn, and develop and find ways to continuously improve in their area of expertise.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- Relevant graduate (and post-graduate) qualifications – Extensive clinical experience and expertise in public health medicine, with appropriate tertiary level professional qualification.
- Hold a registered medical practitioner current Annual Practising Certificate and vocational registration as a specialist medical practitioner in a relevant speciality (FRNZCGP, FNZCPHM, FAFPHM, FRACMA or similar
- Experience in applying critical thinking, using sound judgment to develop options and knowledge of the machinery of government and policy development.
- Understanding of, and commitment to, the specific relationship under te Tiriti o Waitangi, and Te Whatu Ora's role in improving outcomes for iwi and Māori communities.
- Support of leaders and other senior staff, including building capability, and managing change
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
- Demonstrable understanding of kawa and tikanga and a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi & experience working in partnership with iwi & Māori communities
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.
Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai |Our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
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.
At Te Whatu Ora we acknowledge and respect our people's diversity and spiritual needs, ensuring a safe workplace that is a whānau orientated and supportive environment. 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 tūranga i roto i Te Whatu Ora | Your place in Te Whatu Ora
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
|Attachment:||Position Profile - Clinical Advisor Immunisations - Prevention.pdf (PDF, 306KB)
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