Mō Tātou About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more.
Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.
We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.
The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are looking for an experienced Registered Health professional to join our exciting CHIRP team as a Key Worker.
CHIRP is an exciting project in the Bay of Plenty which is looking to create a child centred service to support tamariki and their whānau by utilising current child focused services in an integrated approach.
This is a dynamic service who are evolving to meet the needs of their community and believe in supporting their team members to meet their full potential.
You would be utilising your clinical skills to coordinate, connect, assess, support and guide families / whānau, whilst also informing the project processes.
The successful applicant will hold relevant qualifications as either a Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist or Speech Language Therapist with experience and skills to work with whānau and tamariki.
The Bay of Plenty DHB has made a commitment to evidence-based practice and a collaborative community focused model of care.
Ko o tatou painga Our Benefits
Tauranga is a vibrant city and the surroundings are spectacular with beautiful beaches and wilderness areas all close by.
There is outstanding access to wide-range of schooling options, both public and private, an Institute of Technology and a recent addition is a University of Waikato Campus.
Lifestyle options are diverse and you can live 20 mins from the hospital on a lifestyle block, in the bush, on an estuary with a boat or kayak or in the trendy beach area of Mt Maunganui.
The Coromandel and Auckland are an easy drive away and there is close access to the ski fields in winter.
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Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi Our Values
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 care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values ( C ompassion, A ll-one-team, R esponsive and E xcellence) 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 values.
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 equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
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.
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 application.
All applications must be made online.