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Manaaki Whanau

Manaaki Whanau

Manaaki Whanau

Hutt Valley Health

Closing Date : 02 Feb 2020

Are you passionate about providing holistic care, support and guidance for whānau Māori?

Ka tika a muri, ka ora a mua

If the right support is given from the back then the work of those at the front will be successful

Our Manaaki Whānau works alongside individuals and whānau to provide holistic care, support and guidance for whānau at Hutt Hospital. You will also be a link to support services that are whānau focused and provide appropriate care for individuals and whānau in the Hutt Valley community.

The key to your success will be your ability to navigate systems and liaise closely with whānau and other members of the wider team to support the holistic care of whānau in Hutt Hospital.

Your previous track record in working with whānau Māori, working collaboratively across the hospital and wider community, grounding in Te Ao Māori, and clear communication will set you up for success in this full-time role.


Hutt Valley DHB covers the Te Awakairangi area - the Hutt Valley— and serves over 146,000 people. Our District Health Board covers both Upper Hutt City and Hutt City.  We are a 270 bed hospital and we provide most secondary services, as well as being the tertiary centre for regional plastic, maxillofacial and burns services, the regional rheumatology and school dental services and the greater Wellington public health and breast screening services.

Our vision is to make the Hutt Valley a healthy place for whānau and community to connect, grow, live, learn, work and play. We want all our whānau and communities to realise their wellbeing.


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. 

Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region and onsite gym. Our Café Stat also make great coffee!

If you are excited by this full-time opportunity and ready to roll your sleeves up and work alongside others to support whānau Māori we encourage you to apply today!


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply now and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 9112824-19 and job title in the subject line.

This position closes 02 February 2020.

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