Vacancies

Opportunities for General Practitioner

Kia ora! We are always interested in talking with registered GPs who share our values, and enjoy working from a kaupapa hauora Māori perspective with our clients. We invite expressions of interest from GPs who are passionate about their work, and practice a very high standard of medicine. We will consider short-term placements, and we are especially interested in supporting long-term placements.

Kaikōkiri – Tupu Matomato Kaiarahi Position

  • 40 hours per week

Whaiora is excited to announce a new role within our organisation “Tupu Matomato”.  This role would suit a person who is looking for a change, is active in the community and is keen to be part of a new innovative whānau ora service.

  • Do you have experience in working with whānau and pepe?
  • Do you have the experience in or have the ability to learn to educate whānau in Te Ao Māori methods of parenting and whānau wellbeing?

 Applicants require:

  • Experience / qualification in a health-related field
  • Commitment to whānau, hapu and iwi development
  • Understanding of Tikanga Māori and able to demonstrate practical everyday use
  • The ability to accept direction and delegation and to seek assistance
  • Ideally have experience in a health care setting or related health service
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to adjust to changing needs and priorities
  • Self-motivation and initiative
  • Honesty, reliability and confidentiality
  • The ability to work in a team environment and maintain a calm disposition under pressure
  • Full clean drivers licence

Please note that this role that will require safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Applications close: 25 February 2024.

Please download job description here

 

Kaikōkiri – Family Start Community Worker

40 hours per week – Monday to Friday

 Are you a team player and have a passion for assisting whānau and their infants toward positive life outcomes and have a desire to work with diverse whānau in the community.

Family Start is an intensive home-visiting programme focused on tamariki. We work with whānau to support and improve children’s growth & health, learning & relationships, family circumstances, environment and safety. We focus on strengthening parenting/caregiving skills, and we support the achievement of goals.

 Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Registered Social Work or Early Childhood Educator
  • Understanding of tikanga Māori and able to demonstrate practical everyday use
  • Experience in working with tamariki and whānau including knowledge and experience of those with safety concerns (including statutory involvement), implementing child focused strength-based practice principle
  • You will be confident to manage caseloads, conducting risk, strength and needs assessments.
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills, with sound prioritization and time management skills
  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Fully computer literate
  • Maintain client records and files in client management system in a professional manner
  • Current Full driver’s license

Please note that this role will require safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children’s Act 2014.

Applications close Sunday 25 February 2024

 Please download job description here

 

Registered Nurse – Community Vaccinator

  • 12-month fixed term
  • 40 hours per week
  • Weekends & after-hours work expected (rostered)
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Fully authorised vaccinator

About us

Whaiora offers a wide range of health and social services to our Wairarapa community, including a Very Low-Cost Access (VLCA) Medical Centre for Masterton Māori, Pacific peoples, and people who have found it hard to afford or access healthcare.

We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse who wants to share their knowledge, skills, and experience to complement our existing team and is passionate about advancing Pasifika health and wellbeing aspirations.

Our team provides high quality patient and whānau centric care for our local community. We are a supportive, fun practice where each day is different. 

About the role

We have an opportunity for a Registered Nurse – Community Vaccinator who is looking for a move to the community! 

The Registered Nurse – Community Vaccinator role will support the delivery of our community outreach programme including the national immunisation programmes to improve the best health and wellbeing outcomes for Pasifika communities.  The role will need to be fully authorised covering the full life span (infants to adults without restrictions), or alternatively if you are awaiting authorisation, please still apply. 

The Registered Nurse – Community Vaccinator will work as part of a wider health team and will primarily be working in the community taking the services to the Pasifika communities.

About you

We’re looking for someone that has a genuine desire and passion to help others, has a friendly approach and works well within a team, if this sounds like you we would love to hear from you! 

Qualifications & experience

  • Registered Nurse with current registration
  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Fully Authorised Vaccinator certification (including infant to adult without restrictions)
  • Specialty in vaccination, primary and/or community health care and/or child and whānau health
  • Completed cold chain certification
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and Pacific Models of Health
  • One or more Pacific languages capability would be an advantage
  • Passionate about supporting fanau/whānau to access effective and culturally appropriate services to achieve better health and wellbeing outcomes
  • Knowledge and experience using Pacific and Māori models of practice and approaches in health and/or social services
  • Full driver’s licence is essential
  • Moderate level of computer literacy and IT software including Microsoft Office365
  • Ability to connect and collaborate with services, agencies, community providers, primary care services would be an advantage

Please note that this role that will require safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

 

 Please download job description here

 

Practice Nurse

40 hours per week

Whaiora offers a wide range of health and social services to our Wairarapa community, including a Very Low-Cost Access (VLCA) Medical Centre for Masterton Māori, Pacific peoples, and people who have found it hard to afford or access healthcare.

We are currently looking for a Registered Nurse who wants to share their knowledge, skills, and experience to complement our existing team.

Our team provides high quality patient and whānau centric care for our local community. We are a supportive, fun practice where each day is different. 

 What Whaiora offers you:

  • A well-supported clinical setting
  • A confidential recruitment process
  • Competitive Salary

You will need:

  • Current Registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council (is essential)
  • At least two years of clinical nursing experience in a relevant area, such as primary healthcare or community nursing
  • Qualified vaccinator
  • Current CPR certification

 The following experience will be an advantage for applicants to this role:

  • Smear taker certification
  • Competent user of MedTech 32/MedTech Evolution

 Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Understanding of Tikanga Māori and able to demonstrate practical everyday use
  • Excellent communication, organisational and computer skills
  • An ability to effectively manage own workload and work independently
  • Be adaptable, honest, reliable and confidential
  • The ability to work in a team environment and maintain a calm disposition under pressure

Please note that this role that will require safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Please download job description here

 

Kaikokiri – Nurse Practitioner

40 hours per week

Whaiora offers a wide range of health and social services to our Wairarapa community, including a Very Low-Cost Access (VLCA) Medical Centre for Masterton Māori, Pacific peoples, and people who have found it hard to afford or access healthcare.

 We are looking for a nurse practitioner to join our awesome team of doctors, nurses and health care assistants. You will work autonomously but also in conjunction with an integrated and multidisciplinary team to deliver quality evidence based primary care services to your own patient load.

 What Whaiora offers you:

  • A well-supported clinical setting
  • A confidential recruitment process
  • Competitive Salary

 You will need:

  • Hold Nurse Practitioner Registration approved by the Nursing Council of New Zealand and a current practicing certificate.

The following experience will be an advantage for applicants to this role:

  • Prior experience in a primary care setting is ideal. However we will consider other clinical experience
  • Competent user of MedTech 32/MedTech Evolution

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Understanding of Tikanga Māori and able to demonstrate practical everyday use
  • Excellent communicator – able to develop trust and relationships with a holistic / whanau focus.
  • You’ll enjoy autonomy and working independently but naturally want to contribute to the team and work closely with others
  • Agile, adaptable and flexible with a can do attitude.
  • The ability to work in a team environment and maintain a calm disposition under pressure
  • Well organised with excellent time management skills

 Please note that this role that will require safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

 

Please download job description here