Senior Health Improvement Advisor at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Tairāwhiti, Gisborne
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Our Health Promotion Advisors take a public health approach towards helping the people of Tairāwhiti. Community engagement and whakawhanaungatanga are at the core of this role, you will collaborate with partners, local iwi and community leaders to promote mental and social resilience, particulary in Māori and pacific people/communities and young people. Collaboration with agencies and organisations will be a primary focus, specifically with aims to reduce the rate of alcohol and illegal drug use, as well as a strategic approach across the community mental health sector to prevent suicide in young people.
The remuneration range for this role is $59,035 - $83,030 and is covered by the collective agreement: PSA Allied MECA Allied, Public Health & Technical
For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Berniece Wilkinson 0211976354.
Moū - About you
Are you passionate about health in the community? Help us to enhance the health of Tairāwhiti people, and experience the variety, challenge and opportunities that will enhance your career.
This role exists to provide health promotion support towards Rangatahi.
The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, proven time management and organisational skills. It is desirable that you have a qualification and/or experience in Health Promotion.
The successful applicant is required to complete a police screen.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, Gisborne “Tairāwhiti” – “The light shines on the water” is the first city in the world to see the rising sun of the new day. Our region offers vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands, with significant historical landmarks, natural wonders and a deep connection to Māori culture. We enjoy a pleasant climate, short commutes and a relaxed approach that creates a work-life offering that is enviable to most that are not yet here. Our lifestyle is about time.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti works to increase collaboration, strengthen leadership and accountability, and improve equity of access and outcomes across the health service. We’re shifting the emphasis towards primary and community care allowing more people to be cared for close to home, and take a greater role in their own health and wellbeing.
Our values form the acronym WAKA. They reflect our voyaging heritage, guiding us on our journey to create a healthier Tairāwhiti by working together.
Whakarangatira/enrich - Enriching the health of our community by doing our very best.
Awhi/support - Supporting our tūroro/patients their whānau/families, our community partners and each other.
Kotahitanga/togetherness - Together we can achieve more.
Aroha/compassion - Empathy, we care for people and people want to be cared for by us.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To complete and application please use the “apply now” link provided which will redirect you through our online career's portal. For successful applicants our mandatory process includes police vetting and health screening.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Immigration NZ has introduced an Accredited Employer Work Visa scheme. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. Successful candidates offered a position with us who require a work visa, will provide support with their Visa application. This booklet provides information on settling in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Tairāwhiti|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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