Posted On: Wednesday, 30 January 2019


Raukura Hauora O Tainui









Oranga Ki Tua




Full-time  position

Closing Date:

01 March 2019


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 Atairangikaahu to reclaim the health and wellbeing of the Tainui people. Today, Raukura Hauora O Tainui continues to pursue this goal by delivering health services to Tamaki and Waikato regions. Across both regions the organization employs 150 staff, delivering primary care, mental health, alcohol and other drug services, public health services, dental services and whanau ora services.


The service is expected to contribute to the reduction in health inequalities, the 13 priority Population Health Objectives, as well as the Maori health gain objectives, in particular, targeting services to impact on asthma, diabetes, injury prevention, smoking, hearing, mental health, oral health and immunisation, including violence prevention.


Areas of responsibility for the role include:

  • To provide Whanau based holistic health education and promotion services.
  • To encourage health awareness and wider health service utilisation by members of the community.
  • To provide a community based health service which co-ordinates the assessment and referral requirements of clients.
  • improve community access to primary medical and community health facilities through effective education and promotion activities and by providing transport assistance where necessary.
  • Whanau support and advocacy services through the provision of a community based assessment coordination and referral service.
  • Health education to individuals as appropriate to the needs of that individual
  • Develop and record linkages with other health providers and to ensure that where necessary, a client is properly referred to the appropriate health professional.
  • Will increase community awareness of personal health and wellbeing through an organised programme of health education to targeted groups within the community. Programme delivery will require the development of a series of Health Education and Promotion Modules covering each of the targeted health topics.

To apply, you will require:

        Team player and passionate about working with people

        Have excellent written and oral communication skills

        Efficient and good time management skills

        Culturally competent in Te Ao Maori (Maori worldview)


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


To apply for this role, please complete the Employment Application form and submit a covering letter, your CV and a copy of your Drivers Licence. 


Applications close 01 March 2019