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Current Vacancies

Asthma and Respiratory Nurse

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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 go to:

https://tetohuoteoraongatiawa.recruitmenthub.co.nz & enter ref code: 4832804.

Early Childhood Teachers

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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 go to:

https://tetohuoteoraongatiawa.recruitmenthub.co.nz & enter ref code: 4884008.

Lactation Kaiawhina (Lactation Support)

Applications close 22 November 2019

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0.5 FTE / 20 hours per week

We are seeking two Kaiawhina to support Mama, pepi and whanau by promoting, protecting and supporting breastfeeding.

Based in Whakatane and Kawerau A co-ordination role would also be considered for the right person.

This role will be for someone who has had a positive breastfeeding experience with their own children and has an interest in supporting other Mama to do the same.

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.

The role will involve working within a Kaupapa Maori model of care kanohi ki te kanohi, in group sessions and social media to support Mama to breastfeed longer and contribute to the wellbeing of Pepi.

This role will be well supported by service Lactation Consultants and involve
engaging with Mama and Whanau before and after the birth of Pepi to promote, support and protect breastfeeding and build a positive profile
of breastfeeding in the community.

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • A passion for Mama, Pepi and breastfeeding
  • Knowledge and understanding of Tikanga
  • Maori and Kaupapa Maori service delivery
  • Confidence to work within their own Rohe to make a difference
  • 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
  • Good computer skills
  • A full Driver’s license

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 go to:

https://tetohuoteoraongatiawa.recruitmenthub.co.nz & enter ref code: 4916594.

Lactation Consultant / Pou Awhi Ora

Applications close 22 November 2019

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  • We are seeking a highly motivated nurse or midwife who is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) to support our community breastfeeding support service in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. 
  • This service has a Kaupapa Māori service delivery model for all Māmā, pēpi and whānau. 
  • Flexible working hours will be considered. 
  • An internship would also be considered for the right person seeking to become an IBCLC.

This role will be for an experienced Nurse/Midwife IBCLC who will be   responsible for providing specialist breastfeeding services to Māmā, pēpi and whānau in a community setting. The successful applicant will be working as part of a larger team of health and social workers within the Iwi provider organisation’s of the Eastern Bay of Plenty and Plunket.

The role will also involve working across clinical, education and service improvement spheres to ensure a strong ongoing service for the community. Some of this work would involve support and supervision to Kaiāwhina and peer support workers and will be undertaken over a variety of settings and modes of engagement.

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • Registered Midwife/Nurse
  • IBCLC Certification or working towards
  • 3 years recent nursing/midwifery experience
  • A passion for breastfeeding and parenting
  • Knowledge and understanding of Tīkanga Māori and Kaupapa Māori service delivery

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 go to:

https://tetohuoteoraongatiawa.recruitmenthub.co.nz & enter ref code: 4917373.