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Senior Manager Maori Workforce Development (VID: 5616)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Position Type: Management
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 16/05/2021
Ka ū tā mātou mahi kia pai te noho, kia ora te tangata, kia ora te hāpori.

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karanga maha o te motu.   He tūranga kei te wātea i te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua.  Kei te kimi mātou i ētahi pukenga kia rangitāmiro i ngā kaimahi kia whakapakari ai te hauora o ngā Iwi/Māori o te rohe nei.
MidCentral DHB provides a range of planned and unplanned health care services to over 184,000 people across the North Island from the west to the east coast and is distinguished by the Tararua and Ruahine ranges that traverse the centre of the district.
The DHB is well advanced through a transformational change programme across the region to deliver an integrated health and social system for individuals, patients, family/whānau and communities.
We are seeking an experienced and inspirational leader for the role of Senior Māori Workforce Development Manager.  Reporting to the General Manager Māori Health, this is an integral member of the Māori Health Directorate, Pae Ora Paiaka Whaiora.  This is a strategic post that is responsible for providing Māori workforce development leadership, strategic advice and direction to ensure Māori health and wellbeing is achieved. 

To be successful in this post you will have a deep understanding and respect of kaupapa Māori, equity issues that affect Māori and relationships within te ao Māori.  Preferably you will be conversant in te reo Māori and have the ability to develop meaningful relationships at various levels of the health and education sectors.  You will be an inspiring and agile leader known for your ability to gain outcomes.  You will be highly skilled in project management and will have at least 5 years’ experience in working in health or education systems to level change.  
Specific enquiries, treated in confidence, maybe addressed to Tracee Te Huia, General Manager Māori Health.

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

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