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Current Vacancies

Toi Kaiāwhā - Primary Mental Health Practitioner

Applications close Monday 10 January 2022

 Te Tohu o Te Ora o Ngati Awa is one of the largest Maori Providers of integrated social, health and educational services in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

We are seeking applications from proactive, experienced and suitably qualified people for the following role:

About the role:

As Toi Kaiāwhā, you will provide Maori Primary Health services to Maori whanau who are experiencing mild to moderate distress, related to problems associated with loss, grief, trauma, alcohol and drug use, mental health concerns and are poorly connected to health and social services.

Toi Kaiāwhā service will utilise Maori Frameworks that incorporate Maori philosophies, values, and practices. The successful candidate will be confident and experienced in the use of appropriate assessment and intervention tools, and methodologies.

 What will you bring?

The ideal person we seek must hold:

  • A health-related professional qualification
  • Current membership of relevant professional body
  • Proof of qualifications
  • A full clean current driver’s license
  • Full Covid vaccination status

Ideally you will also have:

  • Excellent knowledge of services available in the community
  • Proven experience in working with whanau and communities
  • Knowledge of Tikanga Maori philosophy and approaches

 What is on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work opportunities
  • Regular supervision, training, and professional development opportunities
  • An opportunity to have a positive impact on your community
  • Onsite and reduced childcare fees.

If this role sounds like you, and you would like to be part of an organisation with a vision- Te Pou Mataaho -to achieve Optimum Health & Wellbeing, apply now!                                             

To download a position description or to apply for one of these roles, please visit: www.nash.org.nz/vacancies

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To apply for any of our vacancies:            Apply Here

Applications close Monday 10 January 2022

Kaiāwhina – Breastfeeding Support, Fulltime, Whakatane and Kawerau.

Applications close Monday 10 January 2022

A Co-ordination role would also be considered for the right person.

Te Tohu o Te Ora o Ngati Awa is one of the largest Maori providers of integrated, social, health and education services in the Eastern Bay of Plenty-Whakatane.

If you are someone who is passionate about providing positive breastfeeding outcomes for Māmā , pēpi and Whānau we would like to hear from you to discuss the above role.

About the role:

The role will involve working within a Kaupapa Māori model of care kanohi ki te kanohi, in group sessions and social media to support Māmā to breastfeed longer and contribute to the wellbeing of pēpi. This role will be well supported by service Lactation Consultants and involve engaging with Māmā and Whānau before and after the birth of pēpi to promote, support and protect breastfeeding and build a positive profile of breastfeeding in the community.

The successful applicant will be working as part of a larger team of health and social workers within the Eastern Bay of Plenty Iwi Provider Alliance and Plunket.

What will you bring?

 We are seeking a person who:

  • Has a passion and commitment to achieve positive breastfeeding and well child outcomes for Māmā , pēpi and Whānau.
  • Essential qualifications and experience:
  • Ideally, a health workers level 4 certificate or similar or be willing to undertake a level 4 certificate in Tamariki Ora Well Child via distance learning
  • A passion for Māmā, pēpi and breastfeeding
  • Knowledge and understanding of Tīkanga Māori and Kaupapa Māori service delivery
  • Good computer skills
  • A full driver’s license
  • Full Covid vaccination status

 What is on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work hours and opportunities
  • Regular supervision, training, and professional development opportunities
  • An opportunity to have a positive impact on your community
  • Onsite and reduced childcare fees.

How to apply:

If this role sounds like you, and you would like to be part of an organisation with a vision- Te Pou Mataaho -to achieve Optimum Health & Wellbeing, apply now!

To download a position description or to apply for one of these roles, please visit: www.nash.org.nz/vacancies

Download Position Description

To apply for any of our vacancies:            Apply Here

Applications close Monday 10 January 2022

Youth Justice - Social Worker, Full Time, Whakatane

Applications close Monday 10 January 2022

Te Tohu o Te Ora o Ngati Awa is one of the largest Maori providers of integrated, social, health and education services in the Eastern Bay of Plenty-Whakatane.

Are you a qualified Social that wants to make a positive difference for tamaiti, rangatahi, their whānau and your community? We are looking for a Youth Justice Social Worker to join our passionate Youth Justice team.

About the role:

The purpose of this role is to provide statutory social work services which promote the protection, wellbeing and best management of children and young persons in safe families. The Social Worker will work toward this goal through the delivery of a range of intervention strategies designed to meet desired outcomes, specified by the Minister for Children.

What you will bring?

  • To be responsive to tamaiti/rangatahi and whānau Māori
  • Have an understanding of te reo Māori, a working knowledge of Māori world views, process and tikanga.
  • Full SWRB registration and current annual practising certificate A relevant tertiary qualification and/or experience working with local community and Iwi/Māori services.
  • Understands the impact of their own values and frameworks on their practice, and the importance of respectfully engaging with the values and belief systems of others.
  • Commitment towards positive outcomes for children, young people, and their families.
  • An ability to speak to/engage with children/young people in age-appropriate ways.
  • Proven negotiation and advocacy skills as well as strong problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • To be highly organised, methodical and solutions focused
  • Computer literate with a demonstrated ability to write reports and plans to a high standard.
  • Hold a full clean driver license
  • Full Covid vaccination

 What is on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work opportunities
  • Regular supervision, training, and professional development opportunities
  • An opportunity to have a positive impact on your community
  • Onsite and reduced childcare fees

How to apply:

If this role sounds like you, and you would like to be part of an organisation with a vision- Te Pou Mataaho -to achieve Optimum Health & Wellbeing, apply now!

To download a position description or to apply for one of these roles, please visit: www.nash.org.nz/vacancies

Download Position Description

To apply for any of our vacancies:            Apply Here

Applications close Monday 10 January 2022

Kaitiaki – Family Start Worker, 6 Month Maternity Cover, Whakatane

Applications close Monday 10 January 2022

Te Tohu o Te Ora o Ngati Awa is one of the largest Maori providers of integrated, social, health and education services in the Eastern Bay of Plenty-Whakatane.

If you are someone who is passionate about working in partnership with families/whanau to improve health, education and social outcomes for their tamariki, we would be interested to hear from you for the above role.

About the role:

Family Start is a child-centred, intensive home visiting programme that focuses on improving tamariki/children’s health, learning and relationships, family/whanau circumstances, environment and safety.

Family Start operates on a strength-based approach of working with vulnerable children and families/whanau.  Strength based practice emphasises people’s self-determination and strengths.  It is a philosophy and a way of viewing clients as resourceful and resilient in the face of adversity.  It is client led with a focus on future outcomes.  Within this approach careful attention must be paid to maintaining a balance between supporting parents and ensuring child safety is paramount.

What will you bring?

We are seeking a person who:

  • Has a passion and commitment to achieve health, education and social outcomes for Tamariki and
  • A qualification and experience relevant to working with tamariki and their whanau ie. social work, education or health
  • Knowledge and understanding of Tīkanga Māori and Kaupapa Māori service delivery
  • Ability to make crucial decisions involving safety and wellbeing based on their professional judgement, therefore must have appropriate knowledge and skills to carry out their roles safely and in partnership with others in the workforce.
  • Excellent knowledge of services available in the community.
  • Good computer skills
  • A full clean current driver’s license
  • Full Covid vaccination status

 What is on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work hours and opportunities
  • Regular supervision, training, and professional development opportunities
  • An opportunity to have a positive impact on your community
  • Onsite and reduced childcare fees.

How to apply:

If this role sounds like you, and you would like to be part of an organisation with a vision- Te Pou Mataaho -to achieve Optimum Health & Wellbeing, apply now!

To download a position description or to apply for one of these roles, please visit: www.nash.org.nz/vacancies

Download Position Description

To apply for any of our vacancies:            Apply Here

Applications close Monday 10 January 2022