Kaikōkiri - Community Health Worker

Location: 
Masterton
Job ID: 
2022 08
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 14

Job Description

KAIKŌKIRI – COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER 

•40 hours per week 

•Monday to Friday

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 an experienced community health worker/nurse who wants to share their knowledge, skills, and experience to complement our existing outreach team.

You will work in partnership with whānau / clients to help them gain knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their health goals and other aspirations.   You will be working alongside whānau with long term health conditions, with a focus on diabetes.   

What Whaiora offers you:

•A confidential recruitment process.

•Competitive Salary

You will need:

•Experience/qualification in a Health-related field or Registered Nurse 

•Current Registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council  (would be an advantage)

Do you have what we are looking for?

•Understanding of Tikanga Māori and able to demonstrate practical everyday use 

•Genuine motivation to improve local community health outcomes 

•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

•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.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Applicants will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.

Applications close: Wednesday 17th August 2022, however, if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closure date we may progress with interviews and a selection process at an earlier date.

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