Health Promoter (Full time), Smokefree, CM Health at Counties Manukau District Health Board (South Auckland), Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Contribute to achieving a Smokefree Counties Manukau by 2025 and to reducing the persistent population health inequities that are associated with high smoking prevalence rates in Counties Manukau
- Work in a team of passionate, capable and committed people
The New Zealand Government has committed to a vision of a Smokefree New Zealand/Aotearoa by 2025. This role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to that vision and make a huge difference to health outcomes for our community.
We have a full time position available which is responsible for providing planning, implementation support and advice to enable a strong Smokefree focus in community setting.
The position has a particular focus on:
- Enabling and building capacity within community to improving the rate of cessation support in line with Smokefree Health Promotion, Service Utilisation and Population Health Plans and the Smokefree 2025 vision of Counties Manukau Health
- Reducing the persistent population health inequities that are associated with high smoking prevalence rates in Counties Manukau by taking a population health and holistic wellbeing approach that is responsive and client/ whaanau-led
The position will also manage a small caseload as part of CM Health’s stop smoking service and will be responsible for providing evidence-based smoking cessation support and addressing holistic wellbeing needs (integrating with wraparound support services) for clients in the community that are referred to the Smokefree Service
The position contributes to the overarching organisational vision of a Smokefree Counties Manukau by 2025 (5% prevalence or less across all groups) and CM Health Te Tiriti o Waitangi responsibilities.
It is important that you are able to hit the ground running so it is essential that you have a recognised health or related tertiary qualification. You will also have extensive knowledge of population health issues and their relation to individual and whaanau. A full driver’s licence is essential.
You will need to have experience working with Maaori and/or Pacific peoples, and demonstrated application of quality improvement methods. Smoking cessation experience would also be beneficial, however more important is the ability to learn and develop in this regard, as full training will be provided. The ability to speak Te Reo or a Pacific language would definitely be an advantage.
You will have natural communication skills and a strong ability to relate to people from all walks of life, as well as being a great a motivator, with empathy and patience.
This is a full time role of 40 hours per week Monday to Sunday, with occasional requirements for evening phone calls and or client contacts.
Come and join a team of passionate, capable and committed people – there are considerable opportunities for development for the right person.
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Position Number: CMH20228559
Closing Date: 7th July 2022
Our highest priority is the safety and welfare of our patients and our people. We have strict Health & Safety measures to keep our people safe. All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Counties Manukau District Health Board (South Auckland)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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