‘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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Kaitakawaenga (Social Worker)

Three positions available:

  1. Fixed Term/Full Time
  2. Full Time
  3. Part Time

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

We are looking for Qualified and Registered Social Workers to provide multi-faceted social work services to vulnerable whanau with a focus on Maori whanau across Te Tai Poutini.

Poutini Waiora is looking for:

  • Social Work qualification
  • Full or procisional registration with the SWRB
  • Has excellent inter-personal skills including working in and across
  • Full ‘clean’ NZ driver’s licence
  • Has effective time management, organisational skills and report writing experience.
  • Has the ability to work within a kaupapa Maori paradigm utilising Maori models of care such as Te Whare Tapa Whā and Te Wheke
  • Has the ability to work, across the West Coast, with whanau on a broad range of issues including grief, family violence and addictions

Would you like the opportunity to expand and grow your knowledge of working for and with Maori?  Then this might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

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. Emailed to:

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

Applications Close 30 April 2021 – 5pm

PD Kaitakawaenga - Social Worker April 2021

Candidate Declaration-Application

 

 

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Community Mental Health Clinician

Full Time  

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

Poutini Waiora is a Maori Health and Social Service Provider based on the West Coast.

We are looking for suitably qualified with a focus on Maori whanau across Te Tai Poutini.

Do you have:

  • Registered Nurse (scope of practice includes mental health) with current practising certificate
  • DAPAANZ Registered
  • 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. Visit 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. Emailed to:

enquiries@poutiniwaiora.co.nz
denoting “Mental Health Clinician” in the subject line.

Applications Close 30 April 2021 – 5pm

PD-Community Mental Health Clinician April 2021

Candidate Declaration-Application

 

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Whanau Ora Navigator

Full Time

Makaawhio – based in Hokitika

Manaaki        based in Mawhera

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

We are looking for suitably Qualified person with a focus on Maori whanau across Te Tai Poutini.

Do you have:

  • Working towards cultural or whānau ora qualification
  • Knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi and Tikanga Māori, Te Reo Māori and knowledge of  Poutini Ngāi Tahu tikanga and the ability to uphold and apply kaupapa Māori in role
  • Commitment to on-going whānau ora training and cultural competency
  • An understanding of Māori community, local knowledge
  • Understanding of working with whānau
  • Understanding of working with agencies, sectors locally, regionally, nationally
  • Problem solving experience
  • Experienced in use of Microsoft
  • Excellent inter-personal skills including working in and across
  • Full ‘clean’ NZ driver’s licence
  • Effective time management, organisational skills and report writing experience.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

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. Emailed to:

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

Applications Close 30 April 2021 – 5pm

Position Description -WO Nav April 2021

Candidate Declaration-Application

 

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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. 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. Emailed to:

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

Applications Close 30 April 2021 – 5pm

PD-AOD Counsellor-April 2021

Candidate Declaration-Application

 

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Whakapiki ake te waiora o te whanau

Whanau Ora Navigator

Full Time

Makaawhio based in Hokitika

Manaaki  based in Mawhera

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

We are looking for suitably Qualified person with a focus on Maori whanau across Te Tai Poutini.

Do you have:

  • Working towards cultural or whānau ora qualification
  • Knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi and Tikanga Māori, Te Reo Māori and knowledge of Poutini Ngāi Tahu tikanga and the ability to uphold and apply kaupapa Māori in role
  • Commitment to on-going whānau ora training and cultural competency
  • An understanding of Māori community, local knowledge
  • Understanding of working with whānau
  • Understanding of working with agencies, sectors locally, regionally, nationally
  • Problem solving experience
  • Experienced in use of Microsoft
  • Excellent inter-personal skills including working in and across
  • Full ‘clean’ NZ driver’s licence
  • Effective time management, organisational skills and report writing experience.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

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. Emailed to:

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

Applications Close 30 April 2021 – 5pm

Position Description -WO Nav 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