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Community Support Worker - Community Connector

About the role:

Do you see yourself as a ‘Community Connector’? We’re seeking a switched on support worker with energy, drive and passion to really make a difference in the lives of tāngata whaiora and whanau.

As a Community Connector you will make a significant difference to the quality of life for tāngata whaiora and whānau that you work with. You will have a key role in linking between the Emergency Department and facilitating and linking tāngata whaiora/whanau to primary social services.

This is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your coordination skills and build strong relationships with providers and demonstrate your ability to review, analyse and match tāngata whaiora and whānau needs to appropriate ‘closer to home’ supports and services.

If you’re looking to apply your expertise to drive this new team forward then you are in the right place. In addition to a wide range of development and further training opportunities, an exciting challenge awaits you.

Why us:

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact Lyn Eade 021 418 250.

Application closing date: 11 April 2021

Values

Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

· Give and earn respect - Whakamana

· Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo

· Fair play – Mauri Pai

· Growing the good – Whakapakari

· Stronger together – Kotahitanga

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