Advisor (Wellbeing Through Prevention)

Health Promotion Agency - Te Hiringa Hauora

  • Fixed Term
  • Wellington
  • Fixed term to Oct 2022 (parental leave cover)
  • Wellington

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Kia koutou ngā rangatira mā
Kia kaha, kia māia ki te tono mō ēnei nohonga ki ā Te Hiringa Hauora

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Come closer to hear the words of encouragement and urge you all to apply for the positions on offer at Te Hiringa Hauora.

Ko te kaupapa | About the role

We are looking for an energetic, passionate person to contribute to our work in developing and delivering health promotion programmes at Te Hiringa Hauora | Health Promotion Agency. The focus of our team is on wellbeing through prevention, particularly through tobacco control and minimising gambling harm.

The purpose of the Advisor role is to contribute to the delivery of the work programmes, provide advice to leaders in their decision-making, and build relationships with others working towards shared wellbeing goals.

Te Hiringa Hauora prides itself on providing flexible working options to our staff where possible. If the location, hours, or other conditions of this advert don’t suit your requirements, please ensure you apply and talk to us about what can work for you. We do our best to work with staff to offer opportunities to make things work for them, and for us.

Nga taonga kei roto I tou kete matauranga | What you bring

The role requires someone who is adaptable and thrives in a complex and fast paced environment. Our ideal candidate is a team player who is strong on stakeholder engagement, can build effective relationships, enjoys working on projects, and can manage the day-to-day activities that make the team tick. You will be able to think creatively, work under pressure, and prioritise your work. You will bring an understanding, or desire to understand tikanga Māori and Pacific communities to ensure that we are able to engage respectfully with our audiences. You will either be tertiary qualified or have at least two years' experience as an Advisor. We would also like to hear from you if you have passion and heart and you feel you have the relevant skills to do the job. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a resourceful, enterprising person to contribute to a range of exciting initiatives and make a difference to the wellbeing of New Zealanders, with a focus on Māori and Pacific peoples.

Ko wai mātou | Who we are

Te Hiringa Hauora leads and delivers innovative and high quality national health promotion initiatives. Te Hiringa Hauora is a Crown entity that works with partners including iwi, researchers and academics, community groups, public health advocates, and others who are aligned to our goals.

Te Hiringa Hauora acknowledges the special relationship between Māori and the Crown under Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to recognise and respect the articles of Te Tiriti. Te Hiringa Hauora encourages and supports staff to learn and enjoy te Reo Māori, waiata, and increase knowledge of Te Ao Māori.

To apply, and for a full job description, please go to the careers page on our website Search Jobs - Te Hiringa Hauora

Applications close 5pm on 23 September 2021.

For further information, phone Sue Slater, Manager Wellbeing Through Prevention on 021 459 958. Please note, Te Hiringa Hauora is a smokefree organisation. All applicants should be currently eligible to work in New Zealand.


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