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Group Manager - Te Ara Maioha 1.0 FTE

We are currently seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced people for the position of Group Manager - Te Ara Maioha (Mental Health and Addiction Services).

At Hauora Tairāwhiti our focus is on the elimination of health outcomes inequity for Māori and the advancement of good health for our whole population of Tairāwhiti. To achieve this, this exciting and challenging role, in collaboration with the Chief Executive and Clinical Leadership, is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Clinical Care Group and contributing to that of the wider organisation.

This position will see you making and implementing decisions to achieve the outcomes required in terms of overall service quality, throughput levels and productivity which will in turn improve efficiencies and eliminate duplication throughout the organisation. You will be part of a dynamic team with a strong commitment to our community. Our services have an emphasis on integration across the whole health and wider social sector, with Iwi, and you will be part of leading the service and organisation in this endeavour. Your practical knowledge of Kaupapa Māori, Te Tairāwhiti and its communities would be an advantage.

To be successful in this position it is essential that you have a professional and/or management qualification. You will have proven experience in a leadership role, planning, business development and budget management. You must have the ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and across the wider health sector, have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to perform and meet targets. Leadership in this role would be enhanced by knowledge and understanding of strategic commissioning.

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To discuss your opportunity to contribute to improved health outcomes for Tairāwhiti people and develop your career in health service management call Jim Green, Chief Executive on (06) 869-0500.