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KAITURUKI - Adult Mental Health Services (MHAIDS), Based at Wairarapa Hospital

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated person to work with our Adult Mental Health team in the role of Kaituruki.

This role works as part of our multi-disciplinary team and has the primary function to:

  • Provide assistance to clinical staff and support the clinical care and treatment for tangata whaiora / consumers.
  • Assist Te Rangiora to respond in a culturally appropriate and safe manner for Māori tangata whaiora and whānau.
  • Support and facilitate activities and programmes for tangata whaiora / consumers

You will need to have a sound knowledge of Tikanga Māori and also have a level of fluency in Te Reo Māori. You will also need to have a familiarity with and knowledge of Wairarapa Iwi and Kawa.

This is a permanent full time position working 80 hours per fortnight, Monday to Friday.

This role will be based at the Wairarapa DHB in Masterton. However, this role is are part of the 3DHB MHAIDS service, and MHAIDS have now moved to a lead DHB model effective from 31 August 2020 which means that all MHAIDS employees are now under the employment of Capital & Coast DHB.

For further information please contact Debbie Rimene, Acting Charge Nurse Manager, Adult Mental Health Service (Wairarapa) on 027 280 1435.

Vacancy # 5444456

Closing Date: Sunday 18th April 2021

To apply for this role, please visit where you can also obtain a copy of the job description for this role.