Population Health Promoter

Te Awakairangi Health Network

  • Wellington
  • Newly established role
  • Part time 30 hours per week (0.75FTE)
  • Work close to Home - Hutt Valley based!

Ko wai mātou | About Us

Te Awakairangi Health Network is a dynamic and innovative organisation that plans, funds, and provides a wide range of primary healthcare services to people living in the Hutt Valley. Our diverse and inclusive organisation has approximately 70 staff working within a variety of roles including corporate, community health and wellbeing support, social workers, and outreach nurses to support our general practices and other local health providers towards achieving our vision that “everyone in the Hutt Valley is healthy and well”.

Mō te tūnga | The Role

The Population Health Promoter sits within our Population Health team, which is a small close-knit team made up health promoters and dietitians. The purpose of this position it to provide project support, administrative functions, and participation to increase the visibility and improving Health initiatives within the Hutt Valley. 

It’s an exciting position that is fully involved in community programmes. You’ll be able to steer and influence the local Festival and Events to become Health Promoting setting. One of the initiates will be improving men’s health with a focus on Māori and Pasifika Health. 

A key part of this role will be building and maintaining close and productive relationships with our health partners, Māori communities, Pasifika, and other networks across the Hutt Valley. 

We welcome your application if you have the skills, experience and innovative solutions to help us improve health inequity to our whānau and communities within the Hutt Valley. 

Mōu | About you

To be successful in this role ideally you will:

  • Have a tertiary qualification, for example a similar health role such as nutrition, social work, exercise science or public health.
  • Knowledge and ability to embed Māori health models and Pasifika health models within your work.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain productive and healthy working relationships with external organisations and show how these partnerships had a positive impact on the work.
  • Clear and concise communicator through verbal and written communications, ensuring your message is understood and interpreted correctly.
  • Work constructively as part of a team and autonomously to achieve agreed objectives.
  • Willingness and commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and promoting positive outcomes for Tangata Whenua.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Apply by emailing recruitment@teahn.org.nz with your CV and covering letter.

Remember to include your motivation for applying and how you met the requirements of the role.

After you have applied, you will be emailed the application form to complete and return.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so don’t wait apply now!

Closing date: Sunday 31 October 2021

You must have the right to live and work in Aotearoa New Zealand to apply for this job. Only applicants with New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work permit for the full term of employment will be considered.

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