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.

Stop Smoking Community Worker

 Fixed Term – 9 Months (to cover maternity leave)

  • 40 Hours per week
  • Monday to Friday

 Are you a planner and organisational superstar?  Do you enjoy working with individuals and organisations?

 Whaiora is seeking a motivated, results driven champion to join our Stop Smoking team.  

This role works primarily with hapū māmā – a programme for pregnant women, expectant fathers, and parents with tamariki up to one year of age.

 Personal Qualities

  • Understanding of tikanga Māori and ability to demonstrate practical everyday use.
  • Competent and comfortable facilitating group sessions and community events.
  • An affinity with or experience in working with young people.
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills.
  • Enthusiasm and drive to deliver results.
  • Ability to use computer systems confidently.
  • Ability to keep organised and accurate documentation and have good report writing skills.


  • Be a non-smoker / smoke free ex-smoker
  • Hold a clean, full NZ driver licence

Whaiora values the lived experience of former smokers and welcomes applications from those that have quit smoking and are current non-smokers.

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

Applications close 25th June 2024

Please download job description here