Pūkenga Manaaki - Health Navigator (Blenheim)

Pukenga Manaaki

Te Piki Oranga is a 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 part time (20 hours) Pūkenga Manaaki Whānau Ora Navigator. This position is based in our new central Blenheim office and a replacement for a kaimahi who have progressed to a new role in the organisation. The successful candidate will be part of a larger Kaupapa Māori health team.

Hours are negotiable as is start date, however immediate start is available.

The purpose of this role is to:

  • To provide a support service in the community that is accessible, integrated, coordinated and responsive to Māori/whānau needs,

  • To liaise, facilitate and advocate with appropriate organisations on behalf of whānau alongside a clinical team and social workers..

Desirable qualifications:

  • Ability to handle situations effectively and respectfully,

  • Knowledge of Te Reo me Ona Tikanga, 

  • Previous health experience or teaching good communication skills.

Please email your detailed CV with a cover letter to Kaiawhi Tumuaki/Administrator caroline.sainty@tpo.org.nz by Friday 14 June 2019 or apply online below. A copy of the job description is available on request via email.