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Kaitūruki Mental Health Support Worker

Te Oranganui is an iwi led organisation that was established in 1993 to improve access and service delivery of health services to Māori in the Whanganui region. Over time the roles and functions have grown and the organisation now delivers a range of health and social services throughout the region to Māori and non-Māori Whānau.

Waiora Hinengaro (Vocations, Mental Health and Addiction Services) has a fixed term vacancy for a mental health support worker who will support the recovery and wellness journeys of tangata whai ora and ensure the work of the service nurtures the fundamental values of Tikanga Māori. You will also support the different groups and activities the service provides.

The ideal applicant will have a passion for the health and wellbeing of Iwi, be committed to providing the best possible care and work very well with others. Understanding the application of whare tapa whā in your work as well as the ability to work creatively is an important part of the role.

Your communication must be effective with all people in all settings. Other requirements are to have a NZQA Level 4 Certificate in mental health or equivalent and/or have experience in mental health work, be computer literate, and have a full drivers license.

The role is fixed term, 40 hours a week from Monday to Friday.

For queries about the position please call Sharon Crombie (Service Manager) on 06 349 0007 or 027 546 1000.

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