Activities Facilitator - Adult Inpatient Ward 35 at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre, Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent – 80 hours per fortnight
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
He Kōrero mō te tūranga | About the Role
We have a great opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic and has the ability to motivate and support our Tangata Whaiora to engage in activities on the wards and, at times in the community. Maaori are significantly over represented across our service and you will need to have an understanding of inequity for Maaori. Being able to work with Maaori across all levels is essential to this role, so together we can achieve better outcomes for Maaori.
Moo too maatou roopuu | About our team
Ward 35 is situated within the Henry Rongomau Bennett centre, has 21 beds and provides 24 hour care to tangata whaiora experiencing acute mental illness. It’s the perfect time to join this team. We have a brand new facility being built which will be ready for occupancy in 2026; you will get to work in a state of the art purpose built facility, where we aim to be delivering a service which is culturally led and clinically underpinned. Be part of leading this change, alongside a great team of managers, clinical leaders and Maaori including our taangata whaiora and whaanau.
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E pā ana ki a tatou | About us
Puawai provides regional forensic psychiatric services to the Midland health region, covering the courts, prisons, acute and community forensic services. We are committed to making a difference with tāngata whai ora and their whānau through working in partnership to create kotahitanga. We believe in delivering services with a strong recovery focus and a sensitivity to cultural aspects of mental health through applying the Treaty of Waitangi principles into practice.
He Kōrero mōu | About you
You will have experience working in a health care setting
You will be able to work 5 days a week
You will demonstrate a passion for making a difference to the lives of our tangata whaiora and whanau
You will have motivation and drive
You will have the ability to demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and communication skills
You will have a full NZ driver’s license
Ko o tatou painga | Our benefits
A supportive and comprehensive orientation
Access to supervision
A strong supportive and collegial work environment
A culturally responsive service and team
A service that supports further training and education
A service where you feel valued and respected for what you bring to the team
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.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
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.
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 Robyn.Payne@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: 3 December 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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