Senior Advisor Māori at Health Promotion Agency, Wellington
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Senior Advisor Māori
Ko wai mātou | Who we are
From 1 July 2022 Te Hiringa Hauora became part of the National Public Health Service within Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand. We lead and deliver innovative and high quality national health promotion initiatives. We work with partners including iwi, researchers and academics, community groups, public health advocates, and others who are aligned to our goals. We acknowledge the special relationship between Māori and the Crown under Te Tiriti o Waitangi and are committed to recognise and respect the articles of Te Tiriti. We encourage and support staff to learn and enjoy te reo Māori, waiata, and increase knowledge of Te Ao Māori.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity
There is more that we can do for our iwi and communities to ensure health and wellbeing. If you believe that too and you are passionate about getting it right and being authentic to Te Tiriti o Waitangi articles, then nau mai, haere mai.
This role sits within our Tiriti team, which has a focus on health promotion for Māori. The team emphasises Te Tiriti o Waitangi, equity and sustainability. The purpose of the role is to support capability building in the advancement of Tiriti-dynamic work across the organisation and on specific projects and structures that will have maximum impact on equity gains and improved wellbeing outcomes for Māori.
The Senior Advisor role will work to support establishing and embedding behaviours within the organisation that see Māori aspirations enacted internally and evidenced in all of the work we undertake externally.
Our organisation prides itself on providing flexible working options to our staff where possible. If the location, hours, or other conditions of this advert don't suit your requirements, please ensure you apply and talk to us about what can work for you. We do our best to work with staff to offer opportunities to make things work for them, and for us.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. You will understand what equity is and coupled with understanding Māori knowledge systems and advocating for community led health promotion activities, champion this way of working to deliver results.
You will be a team player, energetic, self-motivated, committed, and adaptable, able to respond positively to the range of activities that this role involves.
The right person for this role will have the passion and drive to support the successful delivery of high quality advice and programmes for improved wellbeing outcomes for Māori. This role involves liaison with a wide range of people and organisations and requires exceptional relationship building and communication skills. You will bring an appropriate tertiary qualification and at least three years' experience in the health and/or related sectors, along with demonstrated experience and success working with iwi and/or Māori organisations. Your knowledge of te reo Māori and tikanga Māori is crucial to the success of this role, as well as your experience working with public sector agencies and non-government organisations.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
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To apply, and for a full job description, please go to the careers page on our website Search Jobs - Te Hiringa Hauora
Applications close 2 October 2022. For further information, phone Kim Dougall on 0276742081 or via email K.Dougall@hpa.org.nz. Please note, we are a smoke free organisation. All applicants should be currently eligible to work in New Zealand. Due to the mahi we do, to be considered for this role you must be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Health Promotion Agency|
|Position type:||Ongoing - Full Time|
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|File links:||Senior Advisor Māori JD.pdf|
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