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Kaiawhina Whaea Me Ngā Pēpi

Kaiawhina Whaea Me Ngā Pēpi

Kaiawhina Whaea Me Ngā Pēpi

Canterbury District Health Board

Closing Date : 24 Jan 2020

  • Full-time role based in Christchurch Women's Hospital

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

You will become a part of a dynamic kaimahi who are passionate about the health and wellbeing of our Māori community whether it be working on the ground and engaging with Turoro and whānau or attending hui that educates us to do better. Our small team covers both the Christchurch Hospital and the Christchurch Women's hospital and soon we will also be required to cover the new Hagley Hospital. We have a strong relationship with Hospital staff across this campus.

Hauora Māori also have the responsibility to provide cultural training to the CDHB and are involved in providing Māori consultation in the areas of Research and Te Reo Māori. You will also be called on to provide advise to many forums within Christchurch Women's Hospital.

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting and facilitating positive outcomes for Māori consumers of Christchurch Women's and Children's Health services (Gynaecology, Maternity, Neonatal services)
  • Good communication with whānau and staff within Christchurch Women's hospital
  • Lead continual improvement in the provision of culturally appropriate and safe climate of care
  • Promote understanding of tikanga Māori to all staff
  • Develop relationships with relevant Māori and community organisations

Your skills will include the following:

  • Knowledge of Te Reo and Tikanga Māori
  • Good Oral and written skills
  • Maturity and experience
  • Organisational skills
  • Continuous learner or a willingness to further study
  • Ideally you will have a bachelor degree or equivalent

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills, then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

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