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National Immunisation Register & Outreach Immunisation Service 2IC


HealthWEST Ltd, Te Puna Manawa, Auckland

Closing Date : 26 Apr 2019

Full time, Fixed Term to 30 June 2020

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a passionate team who are out to make a real difference in our communities?

Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is based in West Auckland and is committed to providing effective health services to the community. Our NIR/OIS team work closely with the District Health Boards, Primary Health Organisations and GP practices across Central, West, North Auckland and Rodney. The team maintains the National Immunisation Register and focuses on finding children that have not been immunised on time, providing the whanau with the chance for the child to be immunised at home.

We are looking for an approachable, high performing and enthusiastic 2IC- someone who can “do it all” in this particularly busy role. You will be positive and proactive in your approach, applying your confidence, initiative and decision-making skills as you provide exceptional guidance to your 12 direct reports. Working in collaboration with the Community Outreach Services Manager you will oversee daily operational activities including task allocation, planning and distribution of rosters, monitoring and tracking of work flow. You will be involved in recruitment processes and will undertake performance reviews with your direct reports. You may be asked to attend meetings on behalf of the Community Outreach Services Manager and will also be involved with stakeholder engagement from time to time. As time allows you will have a “hands on approach” with your team, helping out with administration tasks to keep on top of the work load.

To be considered for this exciting role you need to:

  • Have excellent communication and data entry skills with a high level of accuracy
  • Have previous experience in coaching, mentoring and supporting a diverse team
  • Have an excellent ability to prioritise, multi-task and remain calm under pressure
  • Have a winning personality- friendly, professional and engaging
  • Be computer literate with good Microsoft Office skills
  • Be willing to help out the team where necessary, be flexible and have a can-do attitude
  • Have an understanding of the benefits/importance of childhood immunisations
  • Have a NZ Drivers licence


Having experience in health care/community based health services and appropriate cultural sensitivity will be very beneficial for this role. You should also be passionate about improving the health outcomes specifically for Māori and Pacific people.

If all of the above sounds like you, then we want you on our team!

Please forward your cover letter and CV or any enquiries to careers@healthwest.co.nz to reach us no later than 26 April 2019.

 

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