Kaiaromatawai-Cultural worker, Acute Mental Health 1.0 FTE at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Tairāwhiti, Gisborne
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Kaiaromatawai cultural worker
Fulltime and Casual positions
He aha te mea nui o tea o, He Tangata he Tangata he Tangata
We are a community based team and pride ourselves on delivering a service of wellbeing through a Te Ao Māori lens.
This position is an integral component of Te Waka Hauora, Mental Health Services and multidisciplinary teams across Te Ara Maioha. It focuses on assisting Tangata Whaiora and their whānau maintain wellness utilising Te Ao Māori models of therapeutic assessment and care.
Acknowledgment and a strong understanding of tikanga, kawa protocols, Reo and Te Ao Māori is desired as Tairāwhiti has a strong iwi and cross sector leadership recognising Māori as tangata whenua, as a result Tairāwhiti is a culturally significant and innovative region.
Moū - About you
The ideal candidate will also have the ability to hold the integrity and MANA of whanau and individuals on their journey. Maintaining the Hauora Tairāwhiti Waka Values in your engagement with whānau, collectively as a team and personally as an individual.
This position is part of a multidisciplinary team that work on a rotating roster of day and night shifts.
If this sounds like you we look forward to hearing from you.
All applicants must have a current, clean and full driver’s license and will be subject to a Police Vetting and Screening.
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 an 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.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Tairāwhiti
|Permanent Full time
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