Community Karitane (Health Worker) / Plunket KaiawhinaCounties Manukau Outreach Immunisation ServiceWould you like to learn new skills and join our passionate team who want to make a difference for families’?
Health Workers in the Outreach Immunisation Service work in a small and supportive team, where collaboration and teamwork are a priority.
You would be working alongside Plunket Nurses to deliver Immunisation Service to the Counties Manukau Area in homes and the community.
Are you : Are you passionate about improving health outcomes for tamariki?Passion for and experience working with whānau and communities?
Able to work in partnership with whānau?Commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi and enabling equitable outcomes for all whānauWe can offer you : A welcoming and thorough orientation to support you to become familiar with the requirements of the health worker role, informed by our strategies, people, systems and policies.
A supportive workplace with supervision, training and professional development opportunities.A safe working environment that values your health and wellbeingTechnology to support your role (Smart phone and Tablet / computer)A confidential employee assistance programmeConsistent day time hoursSuccess in this role requires an appreciation and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and a commitment to improving outcomes for young people and their families, particularly mokopuna Māori and whānau.
Working for Plunket gives you the opportunity to contribute to ensuring New Zealand is a place where all Tamariki and whānau thrive.
The Health Worker role will be based from 11 Vogler Drive, Wiri, Manukau on a Fixed Term Basis until March 2021. There will be a part time contract available from March 2021.
To be successful you will have : Excellent verbal and written communication skillsConfidence to work both independently and within a team environmentAbility to work alongside families in a supportive and caring mannerAn understanding and an acceptance of different cultures and parenting practices that make up our communityHave an understanding and commitment to the Treaty of WaitangiA commitment to complete the National Certificate in Tamariki Ora Well Child Services programmeHold a full, clean New Zealand driver’s licenceNew Zealand residency is essentialTo view the position description, or to apply, please go to www.
plunket.org.nz / careersApplications for this role must include a personalised cover letter describing why you would be the right person to join our leading not-for-profit organisation!Applications must be made online to be considered for this position.
For further information please contact, Hayley Killick 027 254 4896Applications close 23 October 2020Position description Apply NowShare