Māori/Pacific Breastfeeding Advocate/Educator at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley, Wellington Hospital
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Wellington Regional Hospital/Kenepuru Hospital
Service: Women - s & Children - s Service
Contract: Permanent part-time (2-3 days a week, 8 hour days, one weekend every 4 weeks)
Salary: $58,914 - $79,722
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
The purpose of the Māori and Pacific Breastfeeding Support Service is to improve breastfeeding rates of Māori and Pacific women and their babies in the Capital & Coast area through an integrated approach that will have positive components such as:
- Developing the Māori and Pacific health workforce
- Breastfeeding education and promotion among Māori and Pacific mothers and their families
- Linkages with the services in the Provider arm (Antenatal, Post Natal & Māori & Pacific Support Services) of the District
- Linkages with Māori and Pacific Providers (community setting)
- Improve breastfeeding rates for Māori and Pacific in the District
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
You will be joining our small, close knit team, working together to deliver breastfeeding support in the community for Māori & Pacific wāhine. We provide a weekly drop-in breastfeeding centre in Porirua, daily visits to the wards to meet new mama's, offer follow-up telephone and home visits as needed, work closely with and refer to our community lactation consultant, arrange loan breast pumps for those in need, work alongside our Safe Sleep Coordinator, and will be trained to provide Peer Counsellor Programme education to the community, supporting the lactation team to provide breastfeeding education to the wider community.
Moū - About you
To be successful in this role you will need:
- A full driving licence
- Passionate about breastfeeding
- Full training will be provided
Previous Peer Councillor Programme training, and the ability to speak Te Reo or a Pacific language would be advantageous
E pā ana ki a tatou - About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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Applications close 15th October. Please note we will be reviewing applications as we receive them and continuing with the recruitment process.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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