Cultural Engagement Leads (Māori focus 1 role, Pasifika focus 1 role)

Health Navigator Charitable Trust

  • Contract
  • Auckland

About the role | Atu mot e mahi

This is for TWO part-time fixed-term roles from the beginning of June until the end of October for a total of 342 hours EACH. For the first 10 weeks, it will be 30 hours per week with the remaining hours then spread over the duration of the project. This role has the potential to become a more permanent role within Health Navigator. 

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Instigating and facilitating community engagement forums and hui to achieve project engagement outcomes around resource development and improved acceptability and accessibility of hauroa resources created by Health Navigator. 
  • Presenting at community events with the focus of promoting Health Navigator website, resources and tools and increasing support.
  • Building solid relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Gathering and reporting on community feedback to form branding and presentation recommendations.

About you | Pehea koe

Some key attributes for the Māori focus role:

  • Existing networks with mana whenua, iwi, mātāwaka, Māori providers and community groups across Tāmaki Makaurau that you will be able to draw upon.
  • Experienced in community engagement, preferably within or for health sector organisations, and community facilitation.
  • Moderate proficiency in te reo Māori me ōna Tikanga and an in-depth knowledge and understanding of te ao Māori, and mātauranga Māori
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication, organisational and reporting skills.
  • Working independently / remotely is something you are very comfortable with.

Some key attributes for the Pasifika focus role:

  • Existing networks with Pacific providers, Pasifika leaders, community and church groups across Tāmaki Makaurau that you will be able to draw upon.
  • Experienced in community engagement, preferably within or for health sector organisations, and community facilitation.
  • Moderate proficiency in one or more Pasifika languages.
  • Strong communication, organisational and reporting skills.
  • Working independently / remotely is something you are very comfortable with.

Who we are | Mo tātoa 

The vision and mission of the Health Navigator Charitable Trust is for all New Zealanders to have free access to independent and reliable health information and resources to help prevent disease and minimise the impact of ongoing health conditions. 

We work with the health sector to provide whānau in Aotearoa with a suite of trusted and accessible hauroa and health resources that are relevant and support shared decision making between them and their health providers, and to increase their confidence, skills, independence, and wellbeing.  We also provide project management and support across a range of health-related areas ranging from consumer advisory services, self-management support, and workforce training through to digital health, equity, health literacy and positive behaviour change. 

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working with us 

A flexible and supportive work environment.  

Exciting and meaningful work that makes a difference to whanau in Aotearoa. 

A passionate and supportive team that celebrates diversity and creativity.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • How many years' experience do you have as an Engagement Lead?
  • Do you have experience in a role which requires relationship management experience?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you have a current Police Check (Criminal Record Check) for employment?

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