Smokefree Health Promoter at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Nelson Marlborough, Nelson Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough) formerly NMDHB
- Permanent , part-time 0.6 FTE
- 48 hours per fortnight
- Richmond Health Hub
Do you have:
- Accredited stop smoking practitioner, or be willing to undergo training
- Background in education, health, counselling, addictions or social services
- Team-oriented personality with initiative, empathy and sound judgement
- A tertiary qualification relevant to Education, Health Promotion, Public Health or Community Development (preferred)
- Strong health promotion competencies, relationship building and facilitation skills
- Demonstrated knowledge of and
commitment to health equity and Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
Public Health Te Tauihu is offering an exciting opportunity for a
motivated Health Promoter to be part of our Smokefree
We require an enthusiastic Health Promoter for our
Smokefree team. You will contribute to Smokefree Health Promotion mahi and work
across the sector building relationships with key stakeholders. You will
champion the Smoke free vision and build
relationships right across our community to promote and support the smoke free
message. The role will involve working
collaboratively to achieve health equity for Māori, Pasifika, and other
priority population groups in line with the Smokefree NZ 2025 plan.
The role is based at Richmond Health Hub but will require travel
throughout Te Tau Ihu. As part of the Public Health Team, this role will
support Public Health with emergency and outbreak responses as required.
This is a permanent 0.6 FTE position (48 hours a fortnight).
The working hours are between 7.00AM and 7.00PM , Monday to Friday.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
To be successful in this role you will be a systems thinker, be skilled
at developing effective relationships with a range of stakeholders and have a
sound knowledge of the education sector.
You will be team orientated, adaptable, and have well developed
facilitation, planning and communication skills. You will be knowledgeable of kaupapa
Māori, aware of relevant health strategies, especially Smokefree NZ 2025 and
committed to achieving equity for Māori.
A qualification in Education,
Health Promotion or Public Health, and experience working
in the education sector is desirable.
If you are passionate about creating equitable and sustainable hauora
outcomes and enjoy working with diverse communities and organisations, and are
looking for a challenge, then this position may be for you.
successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ
visa at the time of applying.
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is
the main health provider for Te Tau
Ihu, the top of the south. With nearly 3000 employees, we are Nelson and
Marlborough - s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless.
Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we
work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
At Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community.
is one of New Zealand - s top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing
variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great
opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, mountain biking,
tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding
scenery. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For general enquiries please contact our
recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 539 5748.
For role specific information
please contact Shelley Shea - Associate Director of nursing and Operations
Manager - Ambulatory Care at Shelley.Shea@nmdhb.govt.nz .
Apply now, it - s easy. Please fill in our online
application form and include a cover letter explaining your interest in this
Applications close: Open until filled.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to
Te Whatu Ora strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Nelson Marlborough|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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