Allied Professions Lead - Pacific Peoples Health 2DHB

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Allied Professions Lead – Pacific Peoples Health 2DHB / Kaiarataki Umanga Tautoko - Hauora Tāngata Moana-nui-a-Kiwa 2DHB

Location:  Wellington Regional Hospital and Hutt Valley Hospital

Contract: Permanent, Part Time (24 hour per week)

About the role

We have an exciting new leadership role for a Pacific Allied, Scientific or Technical health professional to come and join our newly formed Allied Professions Leadership team working across both Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs.

This is a permanent, part-time role (24 hours per week), that would suit an experienced Pacific Allied, Scientific or Technical clinician who is highly motivated to support our services and allied professionals to develop pro-equity approaches that meets the needs of Pacific people and their  ngutuare tangata/ aiga/ kaiga/ kainga/ magafaoa/ family. 

This is an opportunity where the cultural skills and knowledge you hold will be highly valued and recognised and you will be a key member of our Senior Allied Professions Leadership team. The individual must have an appreciation of the diverse Pacific population residing in our region and sound knowledge of the cultural practices important for Pacific people.

A key priority for this role will be leading a work programme focussed on growing our Pacific Allied Professions workforce to enable our workforce to be representative of our communities and support the development of cultural capability across the Allied Professions. 

This role will report to the 2DHB Chief Allied Professions Officer and also have a reporting line through to the 2DHB Director Pacific Peoples Health.   The role will work closely with a range of Allied Profession leadership roles and teams, our Pacific Health teams and a number of other key roles.

Cultural support and supervision, as well as professional development opportunities will be provided to enable you to be successful in this role and to support your continued development.

This role will work well for an individual wanting to take on a new opportunity alongside clinical hours or for individuals looking to work part-time.  (For interested people wanting to do this alongside clinical work, we can support coordinating this).

This role will be based across Wellington Regional Hospital and Hutt Hospital and on occasion will be required to support activity at different DHB locations.

If this unique and important leadership role is an opportunity you’ve been waiting for then don’t hesitate in putting through your application.

About our organization

Here at Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs are pro-equity Health Organisations, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Hutt Valley and Capital & Coast DHBs provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care, maxillofacial, burns and plastics, mental health, addictions and intellectual disability services and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast DHB 

Hutt Valley DHB

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service 

How to apply

Applications close 1 August 2021 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website. 

For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH151-21) in the subject line.

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: AH151-21

Location: Hutt Valley, Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 1 August 2021