Cultural Community Support Worker - Manawanui Oranga Hinengaro at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Exciting opportunity for a Cultural Community Support Worker to be part of our team at Manawanui Oranga Hinengaro
- Based on the beautiful Whatua Kaimarie Marae in Point Chevalier with easy access to the North Western motorway and free on-street parking
- Permanent, full-time (40 hours) role, working Monday to Friday.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Manawanui Oranga Hinengaro offers a unique culturally informed approach to care and recovery, working under the guidance of Te Ao Maori (Maori World View) me ona Tikanga (Protocols).
We provide a range of clinical services and talking therapies for adults with moderate to severe mental illness or psychological distress via multi-disciplinary teams within a kaupapa Maori framework. Our team includes: psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers and cultural specialist.
We are seeking a Cultural Community Support Worker to join our team and work as part of multidisciplinary team.
In this role, you'll be providing individualised support to service users who are living independently but facing challenges due to mental illness. This will involve working alongside each individual to identify and develop the necessary skills required to improve their process of recovery and quality of life.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
You will have a level 4 certificate in Mental Health Support work (or equivalent) and have confident use of Tikanga Maori. It is desirable for you to be fluent in Te Reo me ona Tikanga and have previous experience in mental health.
You will possess the following skills:
- Ability to work collaboratively with staff, service users, whanau, NGO’s and other service providers
- Confident in advocating for the cultural needs of Maori within in a multidisciplinary setting
- Experience and/or understanding of how to support Maori service users and their whanau presenting with acute Mental Health issues.
- The ability to use and articulate the articles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi within your work practice and the wider service
- Able to lead, coach and teach staff and service users in Maori concepts and processes.
- Confident in the use of Maori health models and cultural assessment
For more information about this role please contact Katrina Wahanui, Service Clinical Director, via KatrinaWah@adhb.govt.nz
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Suzanne Morgan - Recruitment Consultant at email@example.com or 021 461 532 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland
|Permanent Full time
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