Team Lead, Proceeds of Crime programme
Fixed-term, full-time
Expressions of interest close:  30 June 2022

About us
Te Oranganui Trust is an iwi organisation established in 1993 to improve access and service delivery of health services to Māori in the wider Whanganui region. Over time the roles and functions of the organisation have grown and the organisation now delivers a wide range of health and social services to all people throughout the Whanganui and neighbouring regions. 

Our services include, Vocations, Mental Health & Addictions, Disability Support, Whānau & Community health and wellbeing including Healthy Families, Family Start & Tamariki Ora.

Our vision is to empower whanau into their future. Korowaitia te puna waiora, hei oranga motuhake mō te iwi. The way we do this is reflected in our values. 
Tika        Excellence in how we do things
Whānau    At the centre of everything we do
Pono        Act with honesty and integrity
Mahitahi    Committed to working 


About you
As our Team Lead for the Proceeds of Crime programme, you will be working with a group of community minded leaders, agencies and individuals, to progress the implementation of a model of co-response, embedding a pro equity and whānau centred collaborative approach to crisis response and transition of care between health and Police. 

The key accountabilities for this role are:
•    Leading the implementation of the programme of work as per the project plan, co-designed by a group of  community providers and agencies (including Police, Te Oranganui, Whanganui District Health Board and Balance Aotearoa). 
•    Building a team of support workers and agencies (internally and externally) to grow the new service and kaupapa in the community;
•    Developing the service to be flexible and agile, while leading system change in collaboration with partners by using data and information to inform better outcomes for tangata whai ora and whānau. 

This role is covered by the government’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate for the health and disabilities sector. This means that it is a requirement that this role is undertaken by a fully vaccinated person (or a person who holds a valid exemption issued by the Director-General of Health).

What you’ll bring to the role
The key part of this role is your experience in leading systemic change in the mental health and addictions space, including clinical exposure to patients and whānau.  You will also have an understanding of kaupapa Māori approaches which inform better outcomes for whānau.  In addition, you’ll bring the following experiences and qualifications:
•    Registration with a professional body covered by the Health Practitioners Competence
•    Assurance Act 2003 Act or Social Workers Registration Act 2019
•    Current Annual Practicing Certificate
•    Extensive experience in working with whānau and tangata whai ora in mental health and or
substance abuse/ addiction.
•    Confidence in, supportive of and willing to participate in and learn about Mātauranga Māori
•    Experience in networking and working with community agencies and organisations

How to express your interest
This role will remain open until 30 June 2022. If you are interested, please express your interest via the Te Oranganui website. If you have any questions, please contact Geoffrey Hipango, Kaihautū Waiora Hinegaro (Service Manager, Mental Health and Addictions) on or call 06 349 0007.