Kaitūruki Korowaitia Te Puna Waiora

Fixed Term Position
Applications close: 5pm, 2nd July 2021

Te Oranganui is an iwi led organisation that was established in 1993 to improve access and service delivery of health services to Māori in the Whanganui region. 


Waiora Hinengaro (Vocations, Mental Health and Addiction Services) has an exciting new team that will do things differently. Korowaitia Te Puna Waiora will provide a primary mental health service using kaupapa Māori approaches for engagement, healing, supporting learning and connections grounded in mātauranga and pūrakau. 


Ngā manga iti, ngā manga nui honohono kau ana


Service provision will be through wānanga and some case work so experience in mental health and/or addiction mahi is required.


This is a full time role as a support worker, a NZQA Level 4 Certificate in mental health or alcohol and drug work is desired or the commitment to attain a qualification is required.


The position needs proficiency in te reo and in mātauranga Māori, a strong commitment and understanding of Whānau Ora is also a requirement for this role along with the confidence and creativity to facilitate hui and wānanga. 


A full drivers license and ability to pass a police check is also needed. Some of the mahi will be outside the normal hours of work.


For queries about the position please call Ngahina Gardiner (Kaitātaki) on 06 349 0007 or 027 467 7113.


For more information or to apply please click the link below.