Welcome To Working at Raukura Hauora O Tainui

Raukura Hauora O Tainui has over 170 staff employed and supports a wide range of roles ranging from Doctors, Nurses, Community Health Workers, Kaumatua and Kuia to Management, Business Support, Administration and Research.

Raukura Hauora O Tainui provides health services across a number of health disciplines and embraces both clinical and traditional Maori healing practices.

Raukura Hauora O Tainui celebrates the diversity of ethnic cultures working for the organisation and the opportunities it provides as an equal opportunities employer. 

Position:        AOD Facilitator Youth

Location:       47 Druces Road, Wiri, Tamaki

Status:            Fixed Term Contract

Closing:         26 May 2017 


Raukura Hauora O Tainui is an iwi Charitable Trust founded in 1994 on the aspirations of King Tawhiao, the dream of Princess Te Puea Herangi and legacy of the late Dame Te Arikinui Te Ataairangikaahu to reclaim the health and wellbeing of the Tainui people. Today, Raukura Hauora O Tainui continues to pursue this goal delivering health services to Tamaki and Waikato regions. Across both regions the organization employs 176 staff, delivering primary care, mental health, alcohol and other drug services, public health services, dental services and whanau ora services.


Areas of responsibility for this role include:

           Provide comprehensive needs assessments.

           Develop, facilitate and deliver AoD programmes.

           Develop and action adult and youth community and whanau satisfaction survey, that will be carried out at set intervals throughout the year.

           Support and provide mentoring for adults and youth

           Support and provide advocacy for adults and youth

           Provide a high quality standard of documentation.

           Provide the Manager/Team Leader with weekly, monthly and quarterly progress and output reports.

           Attend all training and staff meetings, as required.

           Provide Health promotions to community on AoD services

           Participate and contribute to quality, health and safety, policies, protocols and procedures.

           Ensure operational awareness of all legislation pertaining to the field of Alcohol & Drugs and those covered within the organisational framework.


To apply, you will require:

           At least 2 - 3 years? previous experience in alcohol and drug, mental health support work or a similar role

           Full NZ Drivers Licence and can drive a manual car

           Minimum National Cert in Addictions, Alcohol and Drugs, Mental Health/Maori Health Level 4, an advantage if you have Bachelors in Health, Social Work or similar.

           Personal and professional integrity

           Able to work independently and in a team environment

           Have excellent written and oral communication skills

           High level of computer literacy with Microsoft Office

           Have accurate and descriptive database entry

           Efficient and good time management skills

           Culturally competent in Te Ao Maori (Maori worldview)



The successful candidate will undergo a mandatory Police Vetting and will be vetted under the Vulnerable Childrens Act.


If you would like further information about this role, please email your request to


To apply for this role, please email for an Employment Application form and submit a covering letter, your CV and a copy of your Driver?s Licence.  Applications close 26 May 2017

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