Auckland City, AucklandAbout UsWe are a national Māori health and disability workforce development organization which has been operating since 2002.
Our focus is on nationally navigated locally led’ solutions to Māori health and health workforce requirements.We enable this by supporting Māori Health Leadership, designing innovative workforce solutions, delivering culturally relevant workforce training and responding to the needs of Māori communities through innovative service design and research.
We also provide a number of scholarships to build and strengthen the Māori Health workforce.Te Rau Ora is also a leader in Māori Suicide Prevention and provides training and support for the Māori Public Health Workforces.
We also have a business unit specializing in Māori contemporary design.Te Rau Ora is contracted by Health Workforce New Zealand, within the Ministry of Health as the national centre for the Māori Mental Health and Addiction Workforce.
About the roleThe Workforce Development Programme Lead supports the Pouwhakahaere, Te kete Pounamu by providing programme management.
This role is vital in contributing to lived experience workforce programmes.This role is responsible for creating an empowering environment for people with lived experience of mental distress and / or addiction.
This role ensures to uphold the integrity (mana) of the programmes and is responsible for representing a high standard at all times including when interfacing with external members in the delivery of the Programme.
In this role you will be responsible for : Development and delivery of workforce development strategy as communicated by Maori with lived experienceLead and development of workforce programmes in accordance with the strategyCommunicate with key stakeholders to provide information about workforce development programmesManagement and Coordination of workforce training programmes to increase workforce development opportunities for Maori with lived experienceEvaluation of workforce development programmes and implementation of any quality improvementsPlan and co-ordinate workforce development events for kaimahi Māori - lived experiencePerson SpecificationEssentialLived and or whanau experience of mental distress and / or addictionRelationship knowledge in the mental health and addiction sectorRelevant experience, including knowledge of Maori health, Māori mental health, of Māori development principles (capacity and capability building)Skill in analyzing and interpreting information and report writing, planning, problem-solving, and time management skillsPositive and optimistic achieverProven record of successHigh level computer literacy skillsDesirableTe Reo Māori me ona tikanagaTertiary level Programme / Project Management expertiseL4 or above adult teaching certificateAttributesCourage to say what needs to be saidLeadership capabilitiesSelf autonomyAbility to develop and sustain connections with key stakeholdersUnderstands the needs of Maori with lived experienceAble to contribute considered thinking to the planning processHighly skilled in building trust, communication and information sharing, Māori workforce strategies, building Māori capacity and capabilityAspires for excellenceTakes ownership of own health, safety and well-beingIf this sounds like the role for you, please apply and provide your cover letter and CV by 12 : 00 p.m. 15 December 2019.