Hunga Manaaki – Whānau ora – Continuing Care Service – Community Based, Dunedin

This is a new role as we move into our new build and work to develop our Community based Service.

This is a part time role commencing at 16 hours per week (.2 FTE) with capacity to increase hours as role develops.

This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive person with an understanding of Whānau Ora to take a lead role in the development of an important developing service for whaiora and their whānau who access Moana House community based programmes. The key concepts are about guiding and encouraging whaiora and whānau in their plans to achieve well-being.

Key responsibilities for the role include:

  • Working with whaiora who are accessing or who wish to access Moana House non-residential, community based services. NB The residential programme is a male only programme; Continuing Care (Community Based) is mixed.
  • Undertaking whānau assessments (may be face to face, per phone, Skype, or home visits).
  • Active participation in goal planning and reviews with the whaiora and their whānau.
  • Active participation in integrated case management.
  • Being able to be part of a small whānau ora team (2.5 in residential) where cultural competence at a high level is a key.

Applicants must have:

  • Significant work experience in AOD and Mental Health (known as CEP or Te Ariari O Te Oranga) with a demonstrated capacity to work with whānau.
  • DAPAANZ Registration. Other registrations may be considered.
  • AOD/Mental Health/Social work Qualifications.
  • Ability to manage and mitigate risk.
  • Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence.
  • Capacity to uphold a Te Ao Māori understanding of whānau relationships and importance of these to well- being of whaiora and whānau.
  • Has facilitation experience.
  • Has experience in assessment and goal setting.
  • Has experience and knowledge of Tikanga Māori and Whakapapa.
  • Has experience and/or willingness to develop competency in relation to Pasifika.
  • Is competent in networking with external providers and organisations.
  • A full and clean drivers’ license.
  • Experience of working within a Kaupapa Māori environment is preferred.
  • Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

For an application pack and job description please contact:

Sarah Campbell, Clinical Administrator;

Applications close Midnight Thursday April 9th 2020.