Community Health Worker - Sexual Health
- Join the Auckland Sexual Health Service at Te Toka Tumai, Auckland
- Part Time, 0.8FTE permanent opportunity
- Ideally located at Greenlane Clinical Centre
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Auckland Sexual Health Education Team, part of the Adult Community and Long-Term Conditions Directorate at Te Toka Tumai, provides community sexual health education and promotion. We are looking for someone to fill a 0.8FTE permanent position as a Community Health Worker. The successful candidate will share our values and passion for supporting communities to thrive. Our team use health promotion in various ways to encourage positive experiences of healthcare, and so our day to day work is varied.
As a valued member of the education unit at Auckland Sexual Health Services you will be have two main areas of focus:
- Being a programme coordinator and mentor of the Peer Sexuality Support Programme (PSSP) within a variety of secondary schools in the Auckland regional area including delivery of three residential hui at the start of each year.
- Deliver high quality sexual health education and promotion events for priority populations and those agencies, organisations or supporting services engaging with them, including; training institutes, tertiary providers, schools, community organisations and iwi based providers within the Auckland regional area.
Both areas of focus require autonomous management of projects and portfolios as part of a small cohesive team. The role will also undertake agreed activities as delegated by the team coordinator to support delivery of the Sexual Health Education Service objectives.
We are a value based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value be seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- Relevant certificate/diploma qualifications at National Qualification Framework Level 3 or 4 (or equivalent)
- Current full car drivers’ licence
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
- Effective self-management, time management and organisational skills
- Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
- Effective facilitation skills
- Project or programme management experience and skills
For more information about this role please contact Shehara Farik, Operations Manager on SheharaF@adhb.govt.nz
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Applications close:19th of February 2023 at 11:59pm
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Anesha Pillay, Recruitment Consultant via Aneshag@adhb.govt.nz or 021 390 875 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Click here to view details about our recruitment process
The remuneration for this position is covered by a collective agreement (PSA Allied Health, Public Health and Technical MECA)
For the largest health sector job board in New Zealand, visitwww.kiwihealthjobs.com
||Greenlane Clinical Centre
||Clinical Support Workers
This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts
This position requires any worker to be vaccinated for vaccine preventable diseases including Covid-19
Pre-Employment Health Screening Read more