‘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

 Poutini Waiora is a Maori Health and Social Services provider

that delivers holistic care to whanau across Te Tai Poutini

Kaiawhina

(20 hours per week based in Mawhera)

The purpose of this role is to work with existing health and community service professionals and organisations to co-ordinate relevant services for, and increase access to, and use of, those services by whanau

You would need:

  • Proven leadership and management ability
  • Proven coaching and mentorship ability
  • A full current drivers’ licence

Our kaimahi are passionate about ensuring whanau are central to all decision making in order to support their goals and aspirations under the umbrella of ‘whanau ora’

Come and join us!

Applications Close 20 August 2021 – 5pm

Please apply by:

  1. Visiting our website and fill in the Application form
  2. Provide a cover letter telling us about yourself and why this position is perfect for you.
  3. Supply a current CV and evidence of a relevant qualification
  4. Email to:

enquiries@poutiniwaiora.co.nz
denoting “Kaiawhina” in the subject line.

Candidate Declaration-Application

PD Kaiawhina Feb 2021

 

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Whakapiki ake te waiora o te whanau

 Poutini Waiora is a Maori Health and Social Services provider

that delivers holistic care to whanau across Te Tai Poutini

Kaimahi Specialist (Restorative)

40 hours per week/Fixed Term

The purpose of this role is to help Poutini Waiora provide a restorative service for Maori males who have offended against whanau hapu and/or iwi and who is committed to restore mana to all who have been harmed by their offending

You would need:

  • Hold a relevant qualification in counselling/social work including up to date knowledge of best practice in the chosen field
  • Full active member of the relevant body or working towards.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the family violence or a relevant trauma related field
  • A full current drivers’ licence

Our kaimahi are passionate about ensuring whanau are central to all decision making in order to support their goals and aspirations under the umbrella of ‘whanau ora’

Come and join us!

Applications Close 20 August 2021 – 5pm

Please apply by:

  1. Visiting our website and fill in the Application form
  2. Provide a cover letter telling us about yourself and why this position is perfect for you.
  3. Supply a current CV and evidence of a relevant qualification
  4. Email to:

enquiries@poutiniwaiora.co.nz
denoting “Kaimahi Specialist (Restorative)” in the subject line.

Candidate Declaration-Application

JD restorative kaimahi

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Whakapiki ake te waiora o te whanau

 Poutini Waiora is a Maori Health and Social Services provider

that delivers holistic care to whanau across Te Tai Poutini

Whanau Resilience Kaimahi

The Whanau Resilience role co-ordinates and helps youth group/individual experiences that look to develop the resilience of youth who may have or are currently experiencing family violence. 

You would need:

  • A qualification that would enable them to work with vulnerable youth (or working towards)
  • A full current drivers’ licence

Our kaimahi are passionate about ensuring whanau are central to all decision making in order to support their goals and aspirations under the umbrella of ‘whanau ora’

Come and join us!

Applications Close 20 August 2021 – 5pm

Please apply by:

  1. Visiting our website and fill in the Application form
  2. Provide a cover letter telling us about yourself and why this position is perfect for you.
  3. Supply a current CV and evidence of a relevant qualification
  4. Email to:

enquiries@poutiniwaiora.co.nz
denoting “Whanau Resilience” in the subject line.

Candidate Declaration-Application

Kaimahi resilience JD

 

Vacancies

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Whakapiki ake te waiora o te whanau

Alcohol and other Drug Counsellor

0.5 FTE (20 Hours)

Would you like the opportunity to work for Te Tai Poutini only kaupapa Maori Health and Social Service Provider?

We are looking for Qualified and Registered AOD Counsellor with a focus on Maori whanau across Te Tai Poutini.

This is a part time position however if you were to consider working across contracts and have suitable qualifications, we may be able to offer full time work.

Do you have:

  • Professionally recognised qualification in Alcohol and Other Drug counselling
  • Full membership of a recognised professional body
  • Excellent inter-personal skills including working in and across
  • Full ‘clean’ NZ driver’s licence
  • Effective time management, organisational skills and report writing experience.
  • The ability to work within a kaupapa Maori paradigm utilising Maori models of care such as Te Whare Tapa Whā and Te Wheke
  • The ability to work, across the West Coast, with whanau on a broad range of issues including grief, family violence and addictions

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Please apply by:

  1. Fill in the Application form below
  2. Provide a cover letter telling us about yourself and why this position is perfect for you.
  3. Supply a current CV and evidence of a relevant qualification
  4. Emailed to:

enquiries@poutiniwaiora.co.nz
denoting “AOD Counsellor” in the subject line.

Applications Close 16 July 2021 – 5pm

PD-AOD Counsellor-April 2021

Candidate Declaration-Application

 

Hokitika Office

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