Health Promotion Co-ordinator - Smokefree Services (NGO) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Smokefree Health Promotion Coordinator
- Permanent – Part Time role 0.7FTE
- Smokefree Team, CADS Service
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We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic person to step into our NGO Smokefree Health Promotion Coordinator role.
CADS (Community Alcohol and Drug Service) has recently taken up the Smokefree services to help Aotearoa achieve its Smokefree 2025 Action Plan. CADS is the largest Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) service in New Zealand working with over 15,000 people each year. CADS is committed to empowering the community and promoting recovery and wellbeing.
About the role
Our Smokefree Health Promotion Coordinator will work alongside our NGO partners who provide mental health and addiction services in Te Toka Tumai and Waitematā districts with Smokefree support to help them achieve Smokefree goals.
You will need to be passionate about working alongside Māori and Pasifika tangata whaiora and as they will be a top priority. You will need to have great relationship building and networking skills as you will be collaborating within your team and with other services to provide continuity of care and support across the district.
This is a part time role (0.7FTE - 28 hours a week) and will be based at Pitman House, 50 Carrington Rd, Point Chevalier.
We are looking for people with a genuine commitment to the community we serve and a passion for helping whānau and Waitematā and Te Toka Tumai districts achieve their Smokefree aims. You will be self-motivated, reliable, able to work autonomously, and a team player with great collaboration skills and a 'can do attitude'.
As a Smokefree Health Promotion Coordinator you will support, motivate and empower a wide variety of healthcare professionals and providers to improve the reach and delivery of Smokefree services. You will also be skilled at supporting whaiora to achieve their individual Smokefree goals. Ideally, you will have had experience working within community and primary health settings and experience in mental health, addiction and smokefree practice. You will be philosophically aligned to our Te Whatu Ora, Waitematā values of “everyone matters” “with compassion” “connected” and “better, best, brilliant”.
- Recognised tertiary health qualification
- Knowledge of population health issues and their relation to the individual, whanau and community
- Previous experience working with a diverse range of tangata whaiora
- Be empathetic, strengths focussed and resilient
- Knowledge/training in coaching and/or counselling of wellbeing, behavioural change or addiction would be helpful
- Smoking cessation experience or ability to learn and develop
- Previous employment in NGO, mental health and/or addiction services
- Contributing to improved health outcomes for our community
- Working alongside other passionate, caring and committed people
- A supportive manager and workplace culture with an emphasis on diversity, inclusion, professional development and wellbeing
- Opportunity for professional development and career progression
- 10 days’ sick leave and 4 weeks’ annual leave
- Competitive salary and paid professional registration as per DHB collective agreement
- Regular supervision and smokefree training
At Waitematā, we are driven by our values “everyone matters,” “with compassion,” “connected” and “better, best, brilliant.” We are committed to living up to these values and give you the right balance of autonomy, support, development, encouragement and aroha.
This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a great team and creating change working to support the health of our community and achievement of the Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Plan. If this sounds like you, please review the position profile click here.and apply now!
If you would like more information please contact Bede Skinner, Team Leader for Smokefree Services Waitematā on 021 289 6562. For any recruitment related queries, please contact Anna Tiaiho, Recruitment Consultant for the Mental Health portfolio, on (09) 442 7248.
To apply for this role please visit our website at www.wdhbcareers.com, quoting reference number WDHB15167 or click the “apply now” button on this page.
Closing Date: 7 December 2022
Position Number: WDHB15167
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|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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