Kaumatua - Te Whare Ahuru

2022-08-04 to 2022-08-14
Job Number
Te Whatu Ora - Capital Coast and Hutt Valley
Work Type
Part Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Ko Pukeatua te maunga

Ko Te Awakairangi te awa

Ko te Kaitiaki orange te waka

Ka piki te orange te whakaaro-tau te tangata katoa

Ko Te Whare Ahuru te whare

KoTe Whare Ahuru te whanau whanui

Tihei mauri ora

Location: Te Whare Ahuru, Hutt Hospital

Contract: Permanent, Part Time (0.5 FTE / 20 hours per week)

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Te Whare Ahuru is a 24 hour mental health assessment and treatment service for adults aged from 18 upwards who are experiencing serious mental health concerns. The focus is on recovery and returning people to their usual life with community support if needed. The team aims to provide the best possible clinical care in a respectful, supportive, safe and caring environment.

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Kaumātua act as links between health services, hapū, iwi and Māori communities within the areas we serve. The Kaumātua is expected to represent health concerns and aspirations of the Māori people encompassing a Hauora Māori perspective and ensuring service delivery is culturally safe and appropriate.

Kaumātua will maintain the integrity and dignity of Māori mental health tangata whaiora and their whānau when working with them.

The Kaumātua will lead the processes such as pōwhiri, cultural orientation and staff cultural training and any other area where there is a need for cultural leadership.

An important aspect of this role is ensuring links with the Kaumātua, the DHBs and Ngati Toa, Ati Awa, Ngati Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, local hapu, and iwi and Māori organisations.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email [email protected] and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed
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