Maori Kaimanaaki - Ringa Atawhai, Starship Children's Health
Do you want to contribute to protecting the integrity of whakapapa and upholding the divinity of our mokopuna?
Join our groundbreaking NEW cultural multidisciplinary team (Ringa Atawhai), who will be dedicated to supporting mokopuna and whānau who are admitted to the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Starship. The Ringa Atawhai Team will assist mokopuna Māori and their whānau with wraparound services that ensures they have the best possible experience and outcomes.
As part of this dynamic team, you will also play a pivotal role in expanding the cultural capacity and capability of our PICU workforce. There will be opportunities for formal and informal teaching and education alongside supporting the team with cultural leadership and expertise.
Permanent role, FTE negotiable
· Predominantly a Monday to Friday role with a need to be flexible to meet mokopuna and whānau needs
· Based at Starship Hospital, Grafton, Auckland
· This role reports to both TamaAriki Ora (Starship Māori Health) and He Kamaka Waiora
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The day-to-day mahi is a dynamic mix of working with mokopuna and whānau, raising the capability and capacity of PICU staff, and escalating systemic inequities.
Working amongst a team of dedicated Māori clinicians and Tangata Tiriti clinicians there will be opportunities for leadership and professional development. You will become part of TamaAriki Ora (Starship Māori Health) and will enjoy the added benefits of whanaungatanga, training and being part of a movement to protect the integrity of whakapapa and uphold the divinity of our mokopuna. In addition to the Maori Kaimanaaki role, candidates with prior leadership experience may also be considered for the Ringa Atawhai Team Leader role.
For more detail about this role please refer to the Position Description
If you have any queries about this role please contact, Tumu Whakarae, Toni Shepherd at TShepherd@adhb.govt.nz
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
· Knowledge of Te Ao Māori and tikanga including its application with mokopuna Māori and whānau
· Ability to enact complex care delivery and coordination for mokopuna and whānau
· Committed to increasing the capability and capacity of PICU staff and teams
· Advanced cultural competence
· Extensive knowledge of Tikanga
· Understand the application of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
· Demonstrates critical analysis with ongoing self-reflection and self-awareness
· Excellent communication
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.
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
Don't miss this opportunity to be part of our inaugural Ringa Atawhai team dedicated to making a positive impact. You can apply for this role by quoting the job title and reference number ADHB19907 along with attaching a Cover Letter and your latest CV
If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Honey Pillai, Recruitment Consultant at HPillai@adhb.govt.nz to discuss how we can best support your application.
Advert Closes: 14 December 2023
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