Kaiawhina, Hauora Maori (Support Coordinators – Complex Care)

(Full-time, part-time and casual positions available)

  • Unique opportunity to affect real change for Māori and whanau
  • Roles based in  Wellington, Manuawatu and Waikato region
  • Stable, supportive team
  • Dedicated professional team

 We are a kaupapa Māori service provider that supports our clients and whanau through those that have been affected by serious injury (traumatic brain injury and spinal injury) and nurtures their recovery.  We value the dignity of all people, justice, equality, diversity, partnerships, transparency and accountability.

We are calling for registrations of interest to work as a Kaiawhina Hauora, Clinical Support – Complex Care for our organisation as we move forward with an active growth strategy for 2016-2017.

The people we support require 24/7 complex intensive care assistance, so you will work rostered shifts, ensuring clients and their whanau are central to the decision-making process regarding all aspects of their path to recovery.  Your ability to formulate individualised, tailored recovery plans will be a key component in your ability to exceed your goals.

Your role will be challenging and emotionally charged, you will be rewarded with the knowledge you are making a real difference to the ongoing recovery of our clients and their whanau.

Please register your interest if you possess:

  • An unwavering belief that people can achieve what they set out to achieve.
  • Commitment to being honest, genuine and respectful.
  • Have an understanding of tikanga Māori and the influence of manaakitanga and whanaungatanga of the importance it plays in the journey to recovery.
  • Have the ability to develop and establish, supportive and collaborative relationships with those they work with including clinicians, members ofwhanau and relevant support networks and groups.     
  • An ability to source, utilise and share effective resources.
  • You will have a full, clean drivers licence.
  • Qualifications in health/social welfare, a valid first aid certificate and previous experience working within the health sector is all highly desirable.
  • A clear Ministry of Justice check.
  • Ability to work rosters (including weekends).

Not often does an opportunity present itself that offers you the chance to demonstrate your affinity and values for all things Māori.  We adopt a unique values driven approach towards the delivery of services and achieve real, measurable outcomes.

Your passion breaking down barriers that prevent people from living life to the fullest will be rewarded by full training, a competitive hourly rate and the opportunity to work within a supportive, collaborative team.

Please email your initial enquiry with an updated CV to

U ki te Whanau Ora – Nurturing the whanau