COVID-19 Pae Ora Kaiāwhina
Auckland City, Auckland
Auckland City, AUK
5d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland District Health BoardClosing date : 28 / 10 / 2020Full Time Fixed TermAucklandPublic HealthNau mai, haere maiBring your public health expertise, your knowledge and your skills to help support whānau towards Pae Ora.

Nau te rourou, nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwiTēnā koutou katoa - Be a part of the Pae Ora team and join the fight against COVID-19 & its impact on our communitiesFull-time fixed term until end of June 2021Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) invites clinical professionals to join our Pae Ora Team to deliver a Māori public health approach to COVID-19 Case and Contact Management (CCM).

Pae Ora provides a holistic approach and response by validating matauranga Māori alongside clinical and technical expertise.

This approach aims to improve public health responsiveness for Māori by using values and rights-based approach to COVID-19 case scoping, contact tracing and symptom checking, with a key focus on manaaki and well-being needs to help minimise the spread of COVID-19.

This role is for anyone who is seeking to improve health gains for Māori and for whānau to achieve Pae Ora (healthy futures).

The Kaiāwhina will ensure there are strong connections with key stakeholders such as Māori health providers, advocating timely / appropriate manaaki and well-being support for cases, contacts and whānau who are Māori.

You will ensure that high quality data, key public health information and timely actions are taken in relation to manaaki and well-being aspects while working with the CCM teams.

Key responsibilities : Take an active role in evaluation activities to ensure a responsive whānau experience is providedContribute to Case and Contacts Management planningBe familiar with COVID-19 documentations, requirements, support robust clinical documentation and reportingIdentify and escalate any organisational or whānau issues and risksTo be successful for the role, you will : Have completed a health and / or community, education, welfare qualification / trainingHave a valid NZ full drivers licenseHave at least three years' experience working in public health, Māori health or community support sectorsBe passionate to improve the health and well-being of Māori communities and familiesBe a team player who respects diversity and work well with othersTo view the full position description, please click here >

KaiāwhinaIf you have a passion for Māori health and desire to make a difference around the way we approach our mahi to better meet whānau needs, then this is the time to join our hīkoi with ARPHS' COVID-19 Response team.

We invite you to register your interest by submitting an online application with your latest CV or get in touch with Sara Hong, Recruitment Coordinator SaraHong adhb. you require more information about any of the roles above, please contact Maxine Ducker, Project Manager MDucker adhb.

govt.nzWe welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds and ethnicities, with emphasis on those who have an awareness and understanding of cultural concepts and an affinity for our Māori communities.Apply here

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