Kai Manaaki - Covid19 vaccine implementation

Waikato District Health Board

  • Waikato

Job Number : WAI16929 

Where you’ll be based: Multiple Waikato locations. When applying please put preferred location/s

The details: Full or part time options, fixed term 3-6 months with view to extend

We are looking for Kai Manaaki to support our Covid 19 vaccine implementation programme. This will be the largest vaccination campaign in New Zealand's history, and we need your help to ensure a free vaccine is available to everyone in Aotearoa. 

Kaimanaaki are the navigators of Manaakitanga (People at Heart) – The Waikato DHB strategy. Waikato’s Covid response is founded by the Maori King’s proverbial saying – Amohia ake te ora o te iwi, Ka puta ki te whei ao – The wellbeing of our people is paramount. Kai Manaaki uphold these values ensuring that each person is cared for during their vaccination experience. They will help people with their specific needs; they will also provide relief admin support and help the Centre manager where necessary. 

Required skills & experience:

  • cultural and lived experience supporting others
  • move comfortably in Māori communities
  • excellent understanding of Tikanga Māori
  • Administrative experience in a customer focused role 

Waikato District Health Board

The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand. We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. You can read about our vision, strategy and values here.

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we service. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values, to apply, and would like to encourage applicants who have a Māori worldview.

Your application:

Please apply directly online. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the process please contact Aleisha Mahy in the Recruitment Team: aleisha.mahy@waikatodhb.health.nz

Position description 


Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

  • Give and earn respect - Whakamana
  • Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
  • Fair play – Mauri Pai
  • Growing the good – Whakapakari
  • Stronger together – Kotahitanga

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