14 Jun 2018

Full-Time Community & Health Services Coordinator

Anthony DenticeAuckland, Auckland, New Zealand

The Fono

Job Description

  • Exciting public health role
  • Working with church/other groups
  • Coordinating West Auckland team activity
  • Special opportunity at leading Pacific wellbeing innovator

If you want to make a real difference to Pacific wellbeing, this is the role for you. Become our new West Auckland Enua Ola Coordinator.  Enua Ola is an innovative programme working through Pacific church and other groups to encourage individuals, families and indeed the associated community itself to want to become more involved in exercise and practice improved nutrition choices and other healthy lifestyle options.

The position is 40 hours per week flexitime based in Henderson.  It is a special opportunity and requires a versatile worker with great communication and organisational skills looking for an exciting new role.  You may be a new graduate or an experienced worker with or without a degree.  What you will have is a real wish to make a change for the better in health and social outcomes for Pacific families.

The Enua Ola Coordinator is to efficiently deliver and implement the Enua Ola programme with church and community groups across the North Shore.  Including referrals, as needed and appropriate, to professional support from other resources of The Fono or other agencies.

Key Requirements:

  • Good communicator and relationship manager
  • Be well organised and able to organise others
  • Have some health / nutrition / physical activity expertise and experience
  • Be computer literate
  • Have a full Drivers Licence
  • Be able to work flexibly
  • A Pacific language capability may be an advantage
  • Value and live The Fono approach to working with community groups and families

About us

“Under our theme Caring is our Culture, The Fono is known for raising the standards for better delivery, collaboration and outcomes in Pacific peoples’ health and social services”

Tevita Funaki – CEO The Fono

The Fono is the most recent winner of the Pacific Business Employer Award (Pacific Business Trust) and is New Zealand’s largest Pacific integrated health, community, social services and education organisation.  With links into all areas of Pacific community life we have a unique ability to make our high quality, affordable health and social services conveniently available across our vibrant and multicultural city from seven locations and through outreach services.  The term “fono” is therefore particularly suitable for our identity as its meaning reflects meetings between people.

The Fono offers an expanding range of high quality primary health, dental services, public health, health support and social services to Pacific people and all who need our care.  We lead the way in developing partnerships with the community and other providers.

How to Apply

For an application form, job description email recruiter@aidmax.co.nz or text EOWA and your email to 021 271 3333 or call Anthony on 0272723388.

Job Categories: Pasifika Services. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 40,000 - 60,000. Job expires in 26 days.

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