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Māori Community Liaison

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko me Te Karu o Te Ika

Location: Wellington Regional Hospital/Kenepuru Hospital/Hutt Valley Hospital

Service: Mental Health, Addiction & Intellectual Disability (MHAIDS)

Contract: 12 month fixed term (until 22 April 2023), full time

Salary: $60,000 - $67,000 depending on experience

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

This fixed term role provides an opportunity for you to build your skills of working with whaiora in the community ensuring they have access to services they need and working as a part of the multi-disciplinary team. Your work will provide you an opportunity to use your knowledge of te Aō Māori to provide support to Whānau and facilitate better uptake of Primary Health and Social Services for our Whaiora.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

You will be part of a multi-disciplinary Māori team. The team works at both Hutt valley and Capital Coast and provides support to our Whānau in the community as well as inpatients in the hospital. There are a number of specialist roles including Social workers who work with Hapū mama and their whānau, Nurses in both Long term conditions and children’s health as well as Manaaki Whānau who work with our Māori Whānau in the hospitals as well as two roles (including this one) who work with Whaiora in the community.

Moū – About you

To be successful in this role you will thrive in a team environment and when working with Whaiora in the Mental health environment. You will have an understanding and lived experience of the diversity and range of socio-economic realities of Māori. You will be committed to professional and personal growth and development.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast DHB

Hutt Valley DHB

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH091-22) in the subject line.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed