Pūkenga Manaaki - Smoking Cessation Quit Coach in Wairau/Blenheim

Te Piki Oranga is the regional Māori health provider delivering health services across Te Tau Ihu, working in a Whānau Ora framework and "Te Ao Māori".

Te Piki Oranga is looking for a permanent part time .6FTE (3 days) per week Pukenga Manaaki - Smoking Cessation Quit Coach with experience working with Māori whānau in Wairau and surrounding areas who will:

  • Provide smoking cessation support and advice that is appropriate to Māori and vulnerable populations
  • Liaise with partners, other quit coaches, pharmacies and primary care providers to ensure Māori have equitable access to smoking cessation services.

Some experience of working in health, health promotion and some knowledge of Smoking Cessation or Aukati Kai Paipa is an advantage. Good communication and interpersonal skills will be needed to meet the targets of the contract.

Vacancy closes Friday 27 January 2017.

Please email your CV with a letter of interest to the Kaiawhi Tumuaki caroline.sainty@tpo.org.nz. An application for employment and a copy of the job description is available on request via email.