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Equity Lead - Regional Bowel Screening Centre

Hutt Valley District Health Board
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Wellington - Hutt Valley
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Fixed Term Contract
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JD-Regional Equity Lead October 2019.pdf (PDF, 563KB)
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Job Description

Location: Hutt Hospital and community

Contract: Fixed term - part time 


Equity is an essential component of any population-based screening programme and a key measure of quality.

Our Equity Lead for the Bowel Screening Regional Centre will work towards eliminating inequity, and is accountable for promoting and monitoring equity within the Central Region. The Equity Lead will support DHBs to identify, and remove barriers to access to care for bowel screening and to focus resources to enable equitable health outcomes for all population groups.

As part of your role you will be proactively working with Māori in the Central Region to achieve health gain through the promotion, development and implementation of health gain initiatives. You will need to have good relationships with local iwi, and fluency in te reo Moari and an understanding of tikanga Moari are desirable.   

The role is also responsible for monitoring and reporting on the achievements in equity.


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. 

Staff benefits include our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 9112605-19 and job title in the subject line.

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