30 Oct 2018

Full-Time Kaiawhina Hauora (Support Co-ordinator)

What Ever It Takes – Posted by Maori Pacific JobsHavelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

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Job Description

  • Aim high and make a difference
  • Rewarding and challenging role
  • Hawkes Bay – Havelock North and Hastings
  • Waikato – Hamilton

What Ever It Takes is a Kaupapa Māori service provider who apply a comprehensive support structure through their distinctive model to empower; whānau and local communities to act as the facilitator as well as the ‘fixer’ of services.

Naturally, you will be passionate; integrity valued and an integral part of the team.  You will be open to adopting our clients values and join their mission to work in partnership with their clients affected by serious injury; and their whānau members to empower them to achieve their unique goals of well-being by providing quality care and support in a safe and nurturing environment on their road to recovery, making life as close to normal as possible.

Due to recent growth, What Ever It Takes are seeking to employ, support, train and retain a unique talent pool of Kaiawhina Hauora (Support Co-ordinator); to provide care and support to their Clients (Traumatic Brain and Spinal Injury) and their whānau.

Kaiawhina Hauora (Support Co-ordinator)

The people you will support require around the clock care (including Attendant care, Home help, Child care, Rehabilitation support, Community connection); so you will be required to work shifts.

Please feel free to register your interest if you:

  • Are studying towards or possess a relevant qualification in the field of medical, social services or health and disability.
  • Have experience working within the Health Sector and/or in a similar role would be advantageous.
  • Have an appreciation of tikanga Māori and the importance of whānau being actively involved in the decisions for their whānau member; on their journey to recovery.
  • Can demonstrate the ability to develop and establish effective relationships with clinicians, family members and relevant support networks and groups.
  • Full drivers licence preferred.
  • Have a clear Ministry of Justice check.
  • Are able to work rostered shifts (including weekends)

Your passion for breaking down barriers that prevent people from living life to the fullest and inspiring others will be rewarded by training, a competitive salary and the opportunity to work within a supportive, values driven and collaborative team.

This role at times will be both challenging and emotionally charged, so you will need to tap into your kete of resilience and compassion; but in return you will be rewarded with the knowledge you are making a real difference to the lives of clients and their whānau.  Working within a Kaupapa Māori service is highly desirable however full training will be provided to successful applicants.

How to Apply

If you would like to know more or are interested in applying for this position, please contact Murray Gardiner, General Manager on Ph: (09) 818 3070 or 0800 WHATEVER. To apply, please send a detailed cover letter and your updated CV to hr@whateverittakes.co.nz

Job Categories: Healthcare / Medical and Support Work - Mental Health/Disability. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent. Salary: 20,000 - 40,000.

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