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Current Vacancies

Te Pou Kaitiaki a Maui

Applications close 5:00pm, Friday 28th February 2020

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A new service for Rangatahi transitioning from Oranga Tamariki care to independence has been established in Whakatane.

We are seeking applications from individuals who can relate to Rangatahi on their own level, able to interact with empathy and understanding to achieve a programme of support mechanisms that may include ongoing study, housing solutions, work options and social support systems and a range of activities.

You may have:

  • Experience working with rangatahi.
  • Existing networks and knowledge of community organisations and support systems
  • A desire to study toward a degree qualification in field of social work and registration
  • A willingness to extend your practice of te reo me o nga tikanga o Mataatua
  • A strong desire to help rangatahi achieve their full potential

A very competitive remuneration package is available for the right person.

If you are seeking a new challenge that offers you the ability to work for one of the regions leading Iwi providers then apply now.

To apply for this job:

A Position Description and Application details are available by contacting:
Angela Makela on 07 306 0096 or email: Angela.Makela@nash.org.nz

Te Pou Manukura o Tamarereti – Clinical Social Work Practice Manager

Applications close 5:00pm, Friday 28th February 2020

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Are you looking for a change of work environment in 2020? Capable of working outside of the square and being responsible for leading practice excellence? Then this role is for you.

This an exciting step up opportunity for an experienced Clinical Supervision Practitioner to provide leadership, clinical supervision and practice support across a fully integrated health and social service organisation using the “Excess” client management system within a triage (assessment and co-ordination) single point of entry.

You will preferably have:

  • A degree qualification in field of social work and also be registered or working toward registration
  • A recognised qualification in social work supervision would be advantageous
  • Experience in the supervision/mentoring of staff working with the most vulnerable populations utilising kaupapa Māori frameworks

A competitive remuneration package is offered commensurate with the importance of this role and required qualifications.
This role could be Part Time or Full Time depending on the successful applicants availability.

To apply for this job:

A Position Description and Application details are available by contacting:
Angela Makela on 07 306 0096 or email: Angela.Makela@nash.org.nz

KAIMAHI – Whānau Resilience

Applications close 5:00pm, Friday 17th January 2020

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  • We are seeking a Kaimahi to help support Whānau in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.
  • Network, engage and co-design services with Whānau, for Whānau.
  • Based in Kawerau.

The Kaimahi role is for someone who has existing connections across the Eastern Bay of Plenty, and who has a passion to support Whānau to live violence free and to eliminate violence for the next generation.  The successful applicant will be working as part of a larger team of health and social workers within the Eastern Bay Iwi Provider Alliance (Tūwharetoa ki Kawerau Hauora, Te Tohu o te Ora o Ngāti Awa, Tūhoe Hauora, Te Pou Oranga o Whakatōhea).

The Kaimahi role will involve working with local groups of providers, Whānau, and agencies to design services to meet the unique needs of our region.  This design process will take up to one year and involve working together to build a picture of the needs and strengths of our region, along with testing and learning about what works for Whānau to build resilience.  Although service design experience would be beneficial, the Kaimahi will be well supported by a Pouwhakataki who will help guide them through the design process.

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills
  • Experience in working with whānau affected by family violence (essential)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Tīkanga Māori and Kaupapa Māori service delivery
  • Confidence to work within the Eastern Bay of Plenty to make a difference
  • Ideally, a qualification in Social or Health Sector
  • Good computer skills
  • A full driver’s licence

To apply for this job:

A Position Description and Application details are available by contacting:
Carlene Bellas at hauora@tuwharetoa.org.nz

Asthma and Respiratory Nurse

Applications open

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We are seeking applications from Registered Nurses who are able to work with individuals and whanau to support them to manage their asthma and/or respiratory conditions.

The successful applicant will have excellent assessment and care planning skills. You must have a good understanding of the social issues facing whanau, how these contribute to asthma and respiratory conditions and the ability to implement effective solutions to support individuals and whanau to achieve self-management of their condition and maintain this.

Caseload management, experience in using an electronic client management system and excellent communication skills are essential. You will also be committed to assisting individuals and their whanau to improve the management of their asthma and respiratory conditions.

Experience working in and around the community and working with Maori is preferred, so an understanding of cultural perspectives/practice’s and Te Reo me on Tikanga would be advantageous.

All applicants will be subject to a police check and must be able to provide proof of qualifications as well as employment references.

To apply for this job:

A Position Description and Application details are available by contacting:
Angela Makela on 07 306 0096 or email: Angela.Makela@nash.org.nz

Early Childhood Teachers

Applications open

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We are looking for Early Childhood Teachers to join our team in Whakatane!

Due to expansion of our Early Childhood Centre we are seeking 2 Full Time ECE Teachers and Casual/Relief Teachers Kei te rapu kaiako matou.

He ngakau nui ki te Whakaako I nga tamariki nohinohi.

You will be enthusiastic, highly motivated, flexible, positive and committed to ensuring quality education and care for children.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience with childcare Teachers Registration with the Education Council Enthusiasm and adaptability
  • Openess to new experiences and philosophies
  • Exceptional skills in building and maintaining strong relationships

Come and enjoy being a part of a close-knit, supportive, passionate team!

All applicants will be subject to a police check and must be able to provide proof of qualifications as well as employment references.

To apply for this job:

A Position Description and Application details are available by contacting:
Angela Makela on 07 306 0096 or email: Angela.Makela@nash.org.nz