Auckland City, AucklandWe are looking for a Māori Public Health Advisor / Health Promoter to join our Health Services here at Waipareira.
Te Whānau o Waipareira is a Māori organisation who work to create positive outcomes for urban whānau in West Auckland.This role focuses on improving the health and well-
being of Māori communities by working with the community to develop policies in the areas of Alcohol and Other Drug Harm, Nutrition and Physical Activity, and Tobacco Control.
You will be responsible for visiting various community sites to advocate for better health outcomes across Waitakere.This is a entry level position and would suit a recent graduate.
You should have the desire to have the best of both worlds, working face to face with members of our community, as well as being listened to and advocating to those in positions of influence for greater population health outcomes.
To be successful in this role, you will have : Relevant qualification in Health or working towards (Bachelor of Health Science or higher)Competence in facilitation and communicationUnderstanding of Public Health and Population HealthInterested in Policy and Research to inform community solutions and health outcomesAbility to work in a whānau ora approachProficient IT skills and knowledgeProficient in Te Reo me ona tikanga is desirableFull Drivers License requiredIdeally the successful applicant will be able to start as soon as possible.