Project Manager - Trauma Informed Care - Whāraurau

2022-07-15 to 2022-07-31
Job Number
National - Aotearoa
Work Type
Full Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Project Manager - Trauma Informed Care - Whāraurau

-Permanent 32-40 hours per week (negotiable)
-National Role - can be based Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch
-Gain exposure to national projects of significance

Who we are

Whāraurau works to improve the mental health and wellbeing of infants, children and youth and those who care for them by providing workforce development within the infant, child and youth mental health and addiction sector in Aotearoa. Through UniServices, we are contracted by the Ministries of Health and Education to grow the capacity and capability of the infant, child, youth and whānau mental health and addictions workforces. We offer a range of e‑Learning courses, training and webinars that are government-funded and free to access.

The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager, ideally with clinical and trauma informed care experience, to join the Whāraurau team. This is a critical role that plans content and delivery of our workforce programme nationally and supports the development of skills and knowledge within the mental health, addiction and wellbeing workforce for infant, child youth and whānau sector. You will be an essential contributor to our work programmes, and will work closely with our Senior Advisors to deliver on projects designed to strengthen the national workforce.

Key responsibilities:

-Plan and facilitate national professional learning and development workforce programmes.
Collaborate with Senior Advisors, Facilitators and Researchers.
-Engage with the mental health, addictions and other child and youth related sectors.
-Organise a range of training and education workshops and events.
-Manage the Trauma Informed Care project budget, milestones and quality requirements.
-Apply Te Tiriti principles to your work.
-Contribute to other project work streams.
-Travel nationally when required.

Your skills and experience:

It is essential for you to hold:
-A minimum of 3 years workplace experience either in clinical services or project
management for mental health and addiction services.
-Experience with tamariki and taiohi (child and youth) wellbeing, addiction and or mental
health services in Aotearoa.
-Understanding of Māori approaches to wellbeing, and a commitment to promoting positive
outcomes for tangata whenua.
-Understanding of Pacific approaches to wellbeing and a commitment to promoting positive
outcomes for pacific communities.
-Familiarity with the concepts of Pae Ora.
A track record of effective stakeholder management.
-Ability to plan and facilitate events and workshops, and apply continuous improvement
based on evaluations.

Only applicants with the right to work in New Zealand will be considered.

COVID-19 Vaccination Order

This role works with the workforce covered by the New Zealand government's Vaccination Order. We are therefore only able to consider applicants who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As UniServices is committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of our staff, clients and communities, evidence of your vaccination status will be requested as part of the employment process.

What we offer:

Great benefits, including flexible working arrangements, 5 weeks annual leave, eye testing and glasses subsidies, and access to discounts on banking, health insurance and gym memberships. We provide a culturally diverse team and supportive workplace with working from home options where applicable.

Please submit your application by 5pm, 31 July 2022. Note we may interview prior to the close date.

Honoa te tangata ki te tangata, te tangata ki te taiao, te tangata ki te rangahau, rangahaua ki whai hua.

(Linking people to people, people to the world around us, people to research, research that brings ideas to life.)
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