Tui Ora is a holistic kaupapa Maori organisation, providing a range of wellbeing services to people in Taranaki. We employ passionate, professional staff to fit with our whanau team culture. We value highly skilled, committed community focussed individuals to support this kaupapa, and currently have an exciting new opportunity.
About the role:
The Whanau Ora Health Promoter will be primarily responsible for the coordination of suicide prevention and postvention mahi across Taranaki. The role is responsible for ensuring the activities and expected outcomes outlined in the Taranaki Suicide Prevention and Postvention Action Plan 2018-2020 are achieved. The nature of the work is collaborative and the role will be supported by a wider Public Health tea. The team work collectively across multiple kaupapa that are focussed on whanau ora and thriving whanau. The role also has a strong kaupapa Maori focus, whereby whanau and community aspirations are prioritised to achieve equity, through the use of Maori tools and frameworks.
To be successful in this role, you will:
• Have a tertiary qualification in health, education, whanau ora or social service delivery
• Three years’ experience of community development in health and social service areas
• Experience in coordinating multiple partners and stakeholders
• Experience in facilitating group initiatives, meetings and stakeholder groups
• Passionate about Maori health and wellbeing and thriving whanau.
• Full, clean NZ Driver Licence
A successful candidate for this role will be safety checked as a vulnerable people worker for the following:
- Identity verification;
- Police vetting;
- Employment verification;
- The right to work in New Zealand;
- Checks with professional registration bodies or licensing authorities;
- References; and
- A risk assessment that considers the specific child safety related risk
You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.
Preferably interview dates: 24th & 25th September