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Job Opportunities

Te Hononga O Tāmaki Me Hoturoa (Te Hononga) is a kaupapa Māori organisation that provides Maori Centred Health and Wellbeing services and connecting whanau with their communities. Te Hononga provides services to predominantly "high need’ populations in the Auckland and Counties Manukau areas.

Incredible job opportunities have become available within our organisation. We are seeking motivated and dynamic person(s) to fill the following vacancies:

a) 1 Part time – Full time: Registered Nurse – MANA KIDZ SCHOOL PROGRAMME (Ref: 2017/01)

The primary purpose of this role is to improve the health of our children for certain targeted preventable conditions and reduce the rate of hospitalisation in primary school aged children for these conditions e.g. rheumatic fever and skin infection. A whanau centric approach is embedded in this programme in order to improve the general health and wellbeing of both children and their whanau.

This role will involve the identification, treatment/management and prevention of sore throat, skin infection and other identified health issues in a school –based health service clinic.

Desired: A Registered General Nurse with at least three year’s experience in Child Health and possibility of working towards a post graduate study in Child Health

b) 2 FTE: Whanau Ora Support Worker – MANAKIDZ SCHOOL PROGRAMME (Ref: 2017/02)

The primary purpose of this role is to provide support to the Registered Nurse in the day to day running of the primary school based health service clinics in preventing and treatment of rheumatic fever, skin infection and improving the general health and wellbeing of both children and their whanau

This role will involve training in and delivery of throat swabbing services, service coordination, family /whanau engagement, information collection, dissemination and reporting against school based clinic services in support of the school based health services.

Desired: At least a minimum Certificate in Social and Community Health Work and at least 2 years experience in social and community health, addressing health and welfare needs. Some experience in child health would be an advantage.

c) 1FTE : Registered Nurse – Whanau Ora Long Term Conditions (Ref: 2017/03)

The primary purpose of this role is to assist primary care practices within Te Hononga O Tāmaki Me Hoturoa and its partner District Health Boards (Counties Manukau and Auckland DHBs) to implement the Chronic Care Conditions of At Risk Adults service in Counties Manukau.

This will involve management of patient/client/whanau with chronic conditions by utilising advanced assessment and treatment skills, making independent and collaborative health care decisions in partnership with individuals, families/whanau and communities across a number of settings.

Desired: Hold a current NZ registered nurse certificate with experience working in a primary health care setting. Has current knowledge of primary care, population health and whanau ora experience in communities

Applicants require a positive attitude, excellent communication and personal skills, respectful, trustworthy and ability to build relationships and making a positive impact in the lives of our clients. Experience in Medtech 32, ability to speak Te Reo Maori would be an advantage and has good understanding of Tikanga and Kaupapa Maori values with the ability to work in different cultural settings and in a multi disciplinary team and independently as well.

You must have: a full NZ driver’s licence, be a New Zealand citizen or have permanent residency status and clear police or Ministry of Justice check.