Arataki Māori Cultural Support Worker
Capital Health Careers
3d ago

Child Development Service is excited to be advertising this unique role. The role aims to support whānau Māori with improved access to Child Development Service and improve their experience within health and disability services.

The primary purpose of the role is to provide face-to-face support to whānau Māori who are users of Child Development Service, working in collaboration with allied health and medical staff in the outpatient setting, community or at home, to provide cultural support.

To advocate and support whānau to communicate their cultural needs and have these needs met. The role will be based in Porirua but support whānau across the CCDHB catchment area (Kapiti to Wellington).

Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team

The Child Development Service is a multi-disciplinary team providing specialist assessment and intervention for children with (or at risk of) an intellectual, sensory or physical disability, and Autism Spectrum Disorder.

We use a holistic approach to enable children with disabilities to reach their maximum potential within their families and extended environment.

Our team supports whānau across Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti and are located at Ewart building, Kenepuru Hospital, Puketiro Centre and Kapiti Health Centre.

Moū About you

The ideal candidate for this role will have experience working with children and whānau, particularly those with additional health and / or disability needs.

They will be comfortable and confident in tikanga me te reo Māori. They will be a clear communicator with the ability to work alongside clinical teams to improve access and experience for whānau Māori.

E pā ana ki a tatou About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions.

A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links :

HuttValley DHB

MentalHealth, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email Philip.

Adamson and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH104-22) in the subject line.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).

We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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