‘Whakapiki ake te waiora o te whanau’

Maori Health and Social Services

Welcome to Poutini Waiora - a Maori Health and Social Service provider that delivers holistic care to whanau across Te Tai O Poutini. Established 21 years ago, the service is primarily mobile with kaimahi visiting whanau in their homes or other appropriate settings across the West Coast.

What we do

Community based nursing along with social services and counselling.

Meet the Team

Learn more about the team at Poutini Waiora, their roles and contact details.

How to Refer

If you think we are the organisation to help you please send us a referral.

About Poutini Waiora

Poutini Waiora are a kaupapa Maori organisation ensuring whanau are central to all decision making in order to support goals and aspirations under the umbrella of ‘whanau ora’.

Therefore the way in which services are delivered to whanau are based on Tikanga and underpinned by the values embedded in manaakitanga, whanaungatanga, rangatiratanga and wairuatanga.

Our main office is based in Hokitika, with two sub-offices – one in Mawhera and the other in Kawatiri. We also provide a disability day programme in Hokitika.

Vacancies

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Whakapiki ake te waiora o te whanau

Receptionist/Administrator Position
Permanent Full time
Based in Hokitika

Poutini Waiora is seeking expressions of interest for our reception/administration position supporting the administration needs of Poutini Waiora. This permanent position is a pivotal role, as you sit at the “waharoa” ‘front of house’

You have a customer focus, a ‘can help’ attitude that will greet manuhiri, respond to phone calls and emails in a professional manner. You are a team player with expertise in computer programmes, Microsoft office suite and Xero, you are also social media savvy, organised and task focused.  Previous work experience in preparing budgets and financial analysis would be an advantage.

If you would like to work in a dynamic kaupapa Maori health and social services team, and you have the attributes outlined above then look no further

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand and have a current NZ driver licence.

All applications to include a completed application form, CV and cover letter and be emailed to enquiries@poutiniwaiora.co.nz and denote Administrator in the subject line

Applications Close 5:00pm Monday 19 November 2018.

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Whakapiki ake te waiora o te whanau

 Are you seeking a new work challenge? Open to a dual role that gives you variety in your day to day work? Would you like to work across education, health and social / youth work? If so this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

 Social / Youth Worker
Permanent Full Time

The first part of the role is:

Poutini Waiora provides an attendance advisor role supporting tamariki and rangatahi to remain in school by way of working in partnership with schools, whanau and their communities.

The second part of the role is

Providing social / youth work support to whanau across the lifespan with the opportunity to develop and facilitate group work alongside supporting tamariki and rangatahi in accessing primary health care services.    

 Poutini Waiora is looking for the following:

  • A professional or tertiary qualification in youth, social work or education sectors
  • Experience and knowledge
  • A passion for tamariki and rangatahi
  • A strong communicator
  • A NZ work permit

If you would like to work in a dynamic kaupapa Maori health and social services team, and you have the attributes outlined above then look no further

Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand and have a current NZ driver licence.

All applications to include a completed application form, CV and cover letter and be emailed to enquiries@poutiniwaiora.co.nz and denote Social / Youth Worker in the subject line

Applications Close 5:00pm Monday 19 November 2018.

Hokitika Office

17 Sewell Street
Hokitika, 7810
Free Call: 0800 333 170
Tel: (03) 755 6572
Fax: (03) 755 6578
enquiries@poutiniwaiora.co.nz