Kaitakawaenga – Youth Forensics, Te Roopu Kimiora, Whangārei (1.0FTE)

2022-05-31 to 2022-06-15
Job Number
Northland District Health Board
Work Type
Full Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Right now, we invite you to apply for an exciting opportunity for Kaitakawaenga within our Child and Youth Mental Health Services based here in the Whangārei rohe. This role requires an individual with mātauranga of Te Tai Tokerau rohe, iwi, and tikanga,

This role is full time, working 40 hours per week in our Youth Forensics.

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

Our ideal candidate will have experience working in Te Ao Māori and Te Ao Pakeha, working alongside tāngata whaiora and their whānau living with the effects of mental illness and addictions in our community.

You will have the ability to communicate and advocate for tāngata whaiora and their whānau, collaborate effectively with other members of the team, and engage Māori in making choices that enhance their wellbeing.

A commitment to improving health outcomes for Māori, cultural safety, care quality, and providing cultural recommendations to improve well-being is desired.

This is a community-based role, you must have a valid full drivers licence.

The successful applicant will work alongside other Kaimahi Māori within a supportive team environment of health professionals that is committed to delivering an excellent clinical and cultural service that reflects the needs of our tāngata whaiora and their whānau.

In return you will be joining a service that is committed to the ongoing professional and cultural development of Kaimahi.

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH22-173
Closes: 15 June 2022
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