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Community Registered Nurse, Maori Mental Health Kaupapa Service (VID: 6910)

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Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 13/12/2023
The Organisation

Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) is part of Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand and provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus in Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

For part two of the job description please click here.
The Opportunity
Pae Ora Paiaka Whaiora Hauora Māori have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse. This role will be positioned to work alongside a team who work across the Iwi and Mental Health service providers in the Horowhenua rohe supporting whānau within Kaupapa Māori Mental Health and Addiction Services, Oranga Hinengaro.
Pae Ora is partnering with Te Uru Rauhi Mental Health and Addictions Services and at MidCentral are moving towards a wellness and recovery-focused approach that encourages a whānau ora approach and encompasses the aspirations to achieve ‘WAIORA’ flourishing individuals, whānau, and communities. This new service model delivery approach will support the achievement of whānau whaiora. The Kaupapa Māori Service Manager will report to the Operations Lead Kaupapa Māori Mental Health and Addiction Services.
We are looking for people who are passionate about making real authentic changes and who have the tools and capability for clinical and cultural competence enabling better outcomes for whānau. It is essential that the successful candidate brings a proactive, collaborative approach.The successful candidate will be offered the ability to contribute to the vision of Pae Ora – ‘Rarangatia Ngā Huarahi Oranga mo tatou nei whānau’ weaving pathways of wellbeing for whānau ensure flourishing resilient hapori/ communities and have the opportunity to join an organisation that is committed and focused on contributing to equity of health outcomes. We are looking for a person who is excited by change, who is committed to ensuring quality culturally responsive care that will influence the way in which we lead transformational service design and delivery.

For more information or an informal visit, please contact:
Aroha Noema
Operational Lead
Kaupapa integrated Māori Mental Health & Addictions Service.
Work 063509155 ext 9520
Cell: 0274498909
The annual salary for the appointment will be within the range from step 1 (new graduate) $73,566 to step 7 $103,630 as per the “Registered Nurse and Midwife Salary Scale” in the Collective Agreement. Salary is proportionate to hours worked. 
Come and join us

Employing over 2500 people, MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees.  We actively seek Māori kaimahi into our workforce and provide an environment which delivers our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools and tertiary institutions. With the mountains, city and sea at your doorstep, you’ll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
  • An encouraging learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
  • A professional and supportive culture and team setting
  • Fulfilling and challenging work with great lifestyle options
  • Tailored wellness programmes
How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.”  For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date.
We strive to be a place where people love to work and learn. We aim to develop a diverse team that reflects the communities that we serve and we welcome people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, religious and political beliefs, socio-economic situations and accessibility needs.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
Some positions are defined as a Core Children’s worker under the Children’s Act and require full safety checks completed before employment commences.

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

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