Community Coordinator - Eastern & Western BOPat Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)
Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)
Bay of Plenty
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government

Mō tēnei tūranga

Are you a courageous, passionate and driven individual who is inspired by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and want to be part of leading a paradigm shift toward Toi Ora within Te Moana a

We are looking for a Community Coordinator to play a key role in helping to deliver on initiatives associated with the new Connect and Navigate (CaN)

This is a fixed term 1.0 FTE role, working 80 hours per fortnight. Travel may be required across the Bay of Plenty region, so you will need to hold a full NZ driver's

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the

You will liaise with hauora māori, community, primary care, and other health care providers to enable the engagement of those whanau who are identified as not engaged with health care services by building on connections made through COVID 19.

This will include undertaking the patient navigator role when whanau do not identify with a Hauora or Iwi. The role is required to connect with and support community providers, sustaining staff to support patients, to gain the knowledge, skills with the tools, and confidence to reach desired health

This role primarily functions as a bridge, advocate, coach and mentor for the healthcare team, facilitating stronger relationships and active partnerships between, staff, patients,

He korero mōu - About

  • The successful applicant will have the following skills and
  • A team player with leadership experience and excellent communication
  • Proven ability to build relationships with multiple
  • Understanding of general practice, long term conditions and common mental health
  • Understanding of health literacy, cultural competence, whanau centered
  • Driven to apply Te Aō Māori views, concepts, knowledge and practices in your work
  • Knowledge of social
  • Demonstrates, exudes and embeds behaviours consistent with He Pou Oranga Tāngata Whenua and the BoPDHB Manaakitanga
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a commitment to te reo me ona tikanga. Support will be provided for continued learning and application.

    We want to be a Te Reo speaking

    Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi Our

    At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better

    Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say.

    Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE

    Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to

    You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click APPLY NOW For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.

    For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat about the role and the Connect and Navigate (CaN) programme, please contact Dr Rachel Shouler on 021 606

    The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.

    It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health

    Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.

    Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your

    Apply now, ensuring you highlight your brilliance via your CV and cover letter.

    All applications must be made

    Join our team as we work to create a future where our mokopuna are raised in Mana Atua, Mana Tupuna, Mana Whenua, Mana Moana & Mana

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