Te Ara Oranga Health Workforce Hauora Navigator

Updated: 6 months ago
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

  • Are you passionate about supporting our Māori and Pasifika tauira on their learning journey as they enter the health work force?
  • Do you have an understanding of Māori models of health and a knowledge of Te Reo me ōna tikanga?

"Whaowhia te kete mātauranga"

Fill the basket of knowledge

We are looking for an empathetic and skilled individual, committed to pursuing hauora for our ākonga.  Manukau Institute of Technology has a 2 year fixed term, part time opportunity to work with the Te Ara Oranga Project, supporting our Māori and Pasifika health students within the Tertiary Re-engagement for Health Workforce Pathways programme.

At MIT you will be at the forefront of changing lives by supporting tauira through their journey with us. We provide vocational education, with a strong vision of getting people into great jobs. 

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Health Workforce Hauora Navigator to join the Te Ara Oranga (TAO) team. As a Hauora Navigator, you will be an integral part of the TAO project, providing  mātauranga Māori and tikanga support to both our tauira and our kaimahi.

E pā ana ki te tūranga , Tuanga tatara i te angaanga, About the Role:

As the successful candidate, you key accountabilities will focus around supporting the Project Manager to create a culturally safe learning environment, by promoting an understanding and appreciation of cultural issues and concerns in particular Tikanga Māori.

Key duties this role will be responsible for:

  • Work alongside the Te Ara Oranga team to implement initiatives targeting Māori tauira
  • Helping to engage and conduct hui with Māori stakeholders
  • Assisting with powhiri and other cultural celebrations and events
  • Actively engaging with students to identify and support specific spiritual, social, emotional and cultural needs
  • Facilitating and co-ordinating hauroa workshops to enhance and promote student wellbeing
  • Assisting the Health workforce Academic Mentors with pastoral support of tauira

Mōu te take , E uiga ia te oe , About you

  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • A high level of comfort working with Whanau, Hapu and Iwi
  • Fluency in Te Reo Māori
  • Proficiency in in Tikanga Māori and knowledgeable in Mātauranga Māori
  • Commitment to to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and an understanding of how this applies to health and wellbeing services
  • Full drivers licence
  • Confidence in Pasifika world views an advantage

If you are passionate about the health workforce and keen to be part of an exciting project that makes a difference in people's lives, we encourage you to apply.

At MIT you will work with some incredible people who are passionate about the positive impact we make on the communities we serve. We offer a work environment which values genuine people who care for others, open and approachable and strive for excellence. If you are excited by a role that makes a difference, apply now! 

"Kua herea matou ki te whai i te tuturutaNga o Te Tiriti O Waitangi." We are committed to creating and maintaining a culturally sensitive work environment in relation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

MIT is committed to ensuring our workforce reflects the diversity of our tauira (students) and the rich cultures represented within the local community we serve. We know how important it is for our tauira and kaimahi (staff) to have their culture and values reflected in our way of working and in the people we recruit. To support this, MIT seeks to grow the number of Māori and Pasifika kaimahi across our Institute, and gives recognition to applicants who demonstrate Māori and/or Pasifika cultural knowledge and skills.

Job Reference: 28223

For a copy of the Job Description or to apply visit http://careers.manukau.ac.nz   or press the apply now button.

If you would like any further information please contact Shallu Tokas, People and Culture, (09) 976 0221

Applications will be reviewed as they come in and interviews may commence prior to the close date Sunday, 9 April 2023. Depending on the quality of applications for this role, the closing date for applications may be brought forward. So don't delay, apply now!

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