Manager Dental Services at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Hauraki & Coromandel Peninsula Area
Be part of the national transformation in Health!
Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
Great managerial support!
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
You’ll be managing an experienced oral health team with motivated individuals that are the top in their field, while also working alongside supportive Dental Managers to service the Greater Waikato Region. Your team be based on mobile clinics across Hauraki, Coromandel Peninsula and nearby rural towns. This role is pivotal in our service and requires the highest level of professionalism, sensitivity, and respect. We are a hard working team so you would need to be prepared to work hard to achieve goals, and in return you will lead a diverse and happy team who supports our community to ensure our young people stay healthy.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Our service strives to be leaders in their specialty, eliminating health inequalities and achieving health equity in our community. Our service sees patients of all ages from all over the midlands region and work closely with a diverse range of speciality services to achieve the best patient outcomes. We know how important strong relationships are with people who access our services with their whanau. For us, providing the best dental care and improving the patients oral health is at the forefront!
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Experience in a leadership role, managing a team of 10 or more people
Experience with budget management and knowledge of integrated service delivery
Highly developed communication skills with the proven ability to strongly lead, influence and challenge
The ability to present complex issues with clarity and provide appropriate solutions to issues
Previous experience managing a dental or medical practice is desirable but not essential.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
Whakamana – Give and earn respect
Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
Mauri Pai – Fair play
Whakapakari – Growing the good
Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Kendal.Dutton@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: Open until filled
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato|
|Position type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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