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Current Vacancies

Te Mata Ora- Coordinator, Full Time, Whakatane

Applications close Friday 30 Sep 2022

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                           Te Mata Ora- Coordinator 

                (Meth related harm reduction coordinator) 

 

About us.

Te Tohu o Te Ora o Ngāti Awa is one of the largest Māori providers of integrated, social, health and education services in Whakatāne and along with Tūhoe Hauora, Tūwharetoa ki Kawerau and Te Pou Oranga o Whakatōhea form the Eastern Bay of Plenty Iwi provider alliance.

Collectively we are committed to delivering services to individuals and their whānau who require advice, support and counselling to reduce the effects of methamphetamine harm.

 

The opportunity.

An exciting opportunity to be a part of our growing organisation has become available and we are looking for an experienced worker to join our team.

The successful applicant will coordinate community responsiveness to reducing drug related harm in our community by building self-esteem, resilience and Healthy lifestyle choices for all whānau members.

About you.

Having proven experience with tikanga Māori and understanding of Te Ao Māori would be an advantage, you will have public health and/or community development experience, an interest in youth development, and be motivated to work with communities to design and deliver solutions. You will be comfortable providing advice and influencing at all levels, and at ease with community and institutional stakeholders.

What you bring 

  • Appropriate qualification/s and/or experience
  • Ability to work with adults, young people, and the wider community
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply Māori frameworks, concepts and tikanga into practice
  • Excellent communication skills: oral and written
  • Ability to establish working relationships and networks that will be of value to whanau, hapu, Iwi and the wider community in achieving the outcomes set
  • Planning and report writing experience
  • Experience in programme evaluation
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to be creative, innovative, solution focused and to use common sense solutions
  • Ability to evaluate and analyse situations as they arise
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Computer literate
  • Current Full Clean Drivers Licence

 

Desirable

  • Understanding of health promotion approaches and concepts
  • Ability to implement health promotion approaches and concepts into work
  • Ability to work with a diverse client group & community organisation, and to build positive relationships
  • Ability to respect, understand and maintain confidentiality for groups being worked with and the organisation
  • A knowledge of and understanding of tikanga Maori and the concepts of whanaungatanga
  • Good understanding of quality and what this means in relations to the delivery of services

 

What is on offer? 

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for further professional development and growth
  • An opportunity to have a positive impact on your community

 To apply for any of our vacancies:            Apply Here

Applications closed on  Friday 30 Sep 2022

If you have any queries please email Sam.Patabandige@nash.org.nz

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Community Action Youth and Drugs Coordinator , Full Time, Whakatane

Applications closed on 31 August 2022

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About us.

Te Tohu o Te Ora o Ngāti Awa is one of the largest Māori providers of integrated, social, health and education services in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

Be part of a national programme supporting communities to reduce drug and alcohol related harm

The opportunity.

Te Tohu o Te Ora o Ngāti Awa has adopted an Empowered Communities Approach that will deliver services in an effective and empowering way and will support more community-led development. The Community Action on Youth and Drugs (CAYAD) team works to reduce drug and alcohol related harm for and with young people and other at-risk populations.

An exciting opportunity to be a part of our growing organisation as part of the    Te Waka a Maui , has become available and we are looking for an experienced C.A.Y.A.D Coordinator to join our professional and collaborative team.

The successful applicant will coordinate community responsiveness to reducing drug and alcohol related harm in our community by increasing community ownership and their ability to improve the health & wellbeing of whānau.

About you.

Having proven experience with tikanga Māori and understanding of Te Ao Māori would be an advantage, you will have public health and/or community development experience, an interest in youth development, and be motivated to work with communities to design and deliver solutions. You will be comfortable providing advice and influencing at all levels, and at ease with community and institutional stakeholders.

Ideally you will have a full NZ driver’s licence or can travel independently across the region. You will also have to self-manage a working week to include attending community events outside of traditional working hours

 

What you bring 

  • Appropriate qualification/s and/or experience
  • Ability to work with adults, young people, and the wider community
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply Māori frameworks, concepts and tikanga into practice
  • Knowledge of and experience in Health Promotion and/or Alcohol & Drug field
  • Excellent communication skills: oral and written
  • Ability to establish working relationships and networks that will be of value to whanau, hapu, Iwi and the wider community in achieving the outcomes set
  • Planning and report writing experience
  • Experience in programme evaluation
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to be creative, innovative, solution focused and to use common sense solutions
  • Ability to evaluate and analyse situations as they arise
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Computer literate
  • Current Full Clean Drivers License

 

Desirable

  • Understanding of health promotion approaches and concepts
  • Ability to implement health promotion approaches and concepts into work
  • Ability to work with a diverse client group & community organisation, and to build positive relationships
  • Ability to respect, understand and maintain confidentiality for groups being worked with and the organisation
  • A knowledge of and understanding of tikanga Maori and the concepts of whanaungatanga
  • Good understanding of quality and what this means in relations to the delivery of services

 

What is on offer? 

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for further professional development and growth
  • An opportunity to have a positive impact on your community

 

How to apply:

If this role sounds like you, and you would like to be part of an organization with a vision apply now!

Apply Here

Applications closed Friday 31  August  2022

Kaitiaki – Family Start Worker, Part Time and Full Time Positions, Whakatane

Applications closed Tuesday 14 June 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 closed

Kaitiaki – Family Start Worker, Part Time and Full Time Positions, Whakatane

Applications closed Tuesday 14 June 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 Tuesday 14 June 2022

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