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Consumer Liaison, Uru Pā Harakeke (Healthy Women, Children and Youth) Cluster (VID:4771)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Womens Health Other - SM Women's Health
Position Type: Support Services
Appointment Type: Permanent/Part-time
Close Date: 24/03/2019

Kaitakawaenga Whakapeto Ratonga Kokatanga

Uru Pā Harakeke Cluster

Stronger involvement of women, whanau and families is central to our work to improve the MidCentral DHB Uru Pā Harakeke (Healthy Women, Children and Youth) Cluster.  We wish for the consumer voice to be heard and for them to contribute to our improvement work. 
This position is for 20 hours a week, working from our Maternity and Women’s Health Services at Palmerston North Hospital.

Do you have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of maternal and women’s health within MidCentral DHB District
  • Links with maternity/women’s health stakeholder groups
  • An awareness of inequalities and barriers to maternal and women’s health care 
  • Knowledge and understanding of bicultural and multicultural issues
  • Personal experience as a consumer of Maternity services

Then apply for the position of Consumer Liaison with our Healthy Women, Children and Youth Cluster.
You will be involved in our maternity and women’s health improvement programme, linking with individuals and groups of women and families across our district, and leading positive change to our services.

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.

For further information please contact

For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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