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As our organisation continues to grow and invest in the well-being of its people, we need to increase its capacity and skilled capabilities.
If you're motivated by a sense of purpose and have a genuine passion for contributing to the well-being of those in your community, we encourage you to submit your application and become a valuable part of our team.
We have the following positions available for you to apply:
Positions available with Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board
Executive Administrator Reporting to the Executive Assistant (EA), you will be responsible for providing high-level administration across the business to enhance the CEO’s management of the organisation. Working closely with the EA and administration team, you will understand and support key priorities, effectively and efficiently manage the office of the Chair, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and executive team, whilst building strong internal and external stakeholder relationships. This role requires the employee to work Monday to Friday, with occasional weekends. Ngā Kawenga me ngā Mahi Duties & responsibilities: Deliver exceptional and comprehensive administrative support to the Chair, CEO and executive team. Support the EA with scheduling, document preparation, board reporting, minute taking, coordinating meetings or events, attending kaupapa and hui and ensuring all resources are ready on a daily basis. Work alongside the EA to maintain and grow internal and external stakeholder relationships. Assist in enhancing administration efficiencies. Ngā wheako me ngā pūkenga - Experience & Skills required: 3 years experience in a similar role. Previous experience working as an EA or senior administrator for a CEO or C-suite . Data-driven and digitally savvy. Experience working with Iwi entities will be highly regarded. Ability to read and comprehend complex legal documents and contracts. Bilingual (Te Reo Māori will be highly regarded). Demonstration and alignment to the Whakatōhea values and vision. High level accuracy, attention to detail and time management capabilities. Experience and exposure to high-level executive and Board reporting and minute taking. A proactive work ethic, with strong communication skills. If you feel your skills and experience match this role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and the job description.
People & Culture Administrator Reporting to the People and Culture Manager you will be responsible for administration and coordination of the people and culture department. We are looking for a “people first” administrator, that is looking to grow the career as a Human Resources generalist. Ngā Kawenga me ngā Mahi – Duties & responsibilities: Complete all administrative tasks within the P&C function. Maintain all personal records and files. Provide general assistance to internal and external enquiries through the the P&C inbox. Assist in supporting with general advice and solutions for people related queries and incidents. Ensures all required documentation is saved and stored in the correct manner. Assists with policy, procedure and health and safety compliance and advice. Ensures all systems are kept up to date. Assist in the employee lifecycle, with recruitment, on-boarding, induction, review and exit documentation. Assists with the recruitment process and coordination of the pipeline by completing screening, interviews and references as required. Ngā wheako me ngā pūkenga - Experience & Skills required: Qualified or studying human resources, administration to similar. Previous experience or exposure as an administrator, within a human resources or recruitment team will be highly regarded. Experience and sound working knowledge with Microsoft Office 365. Digitally savvy, with the ability to understand and learn new systems quickly. Exposure or a basic understanding of the employment law, policies and procedures. Bilingual (Te Reo Māori will be highly regarded). Demonstration and alignment to the Whakatōhea values and vision. High level accuracy, attention to detail and time management capabilities. A proactive work ethic, with strong communication skills. Strong relationship building skills. If this chance aligns with your aspirations, we encourage you to submit your application. If you would like a copy of the Job Description, please reach out to our team: email@example.com
Executive Assistant Ā tātou kōrero - Our story The Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board (‘Trust’) is situated in Ōpōtiki, a coastal town in the sunny Bay of Plenty. The Trust was established in 1952 and its primary role is to administer the assets of the trust on behalf of its beneficiaries and in accordance with the Māori Trust Board Act 1955. The Trust’s long-term vision ”Ko te kai hoki i Waiaua - to be the food bowl that feeds the world”, confirms the Trusts entrepreneurial spirit, grounded in matauranga (knowledge) which weaves together our future strategic aspirations of being well educated, healthy, socially connected, economically and commercially sound; and living in a thriving environment. With the recent signing of the Whakatōhea Treaty Settlement, we are about to experience another period of growth. The Settlement will see the return of significant assets which will support numerous developments currently underway e.g. Whakatōhea Aquaculture program, the Ōpōtiki harbour development, and other land based developments. It’s an exciting time to be a part of our continued success story. Te āheinga - The opportunity: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the primary purpose of this role is to demonstrate rangatiratanga (ownership), by effectively and efficiently managing the office of the Chair and CEO. Professional administration services will be provided across the wider organisation to enhance the Chair and CEO’s management of the organisation. Continuous communication with the CEO will keep her well-informed about what is happening across the organisation. This role will build genuine relationships (whanaungatanga) with internal and external stakeholders as well as authentic engagement (manaaki i te tangata) with employees and iwi. With previous leadership skills you will diligently manage two administrators and be able to take the lead and be a representation of and for the CEO in her absence. This role does require occasional weekend work. Ngā Kawenga me ngā Mahi – Duties & responsibilities: Manage and mentor two administrators within the Executive team. Effectively manage the office of the Chair and the CEO. Accountable for facilitating information and input daily across Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board Group entities, inclusive of scheduling, reporting, analysis, project and deadline management. Act for the CEO in her absence, aligning with the Whakatōhea values and decision making capabilities of the CEO. Connecting with the leadership team of the Trust Board entities and providing administration support were needed. Responsible for the end-to-end coordination of and attendance at meetings of bi-monthly Board meetings, Annual General Meetings of Trust Board and Group entities. Responsible for end-to-end co-ordination of reports for monthly sub-committees, Bi-monthly Board and Annual meetings of Trust Board and group entities Accountable for the Triennium Elections end-to-end coordination of the Trust Board and Fisheries Trust Board. Accountable for being the first point of call with the public, responding to calls and communicating directly to ensure queries are answered in a timely manner. Improve administrative and secretarial efficiencies. Read, understand, analyse, advise and negotiate on complex contracts, legalities and financial statements of our governance structure. Ngā wheako me ngā pūkenga - Experience & Skills required: Previous experience as an Executive Assistant to a CEO (or at C-suite level) with a diverse business portfolio. Previous experience in corporate governance and working for a Māori Trust Board will be highly regarded. Previous experience reading, analysing, negotiating and advising on complex contracts, legal documents, reports and financial statements for a governance structure. Tertiary level business qualifications (or similar). Exceptional communication and organisational skills. Proven project management experience. Previous leadership skills, with at least one direct report. Advanced experience with Microsoft Suite and technologically savvy. Available for occasional weekend work. Strong business acumen. Demonstration of cultural principles and values. The ability to communicate and understand Te Reo Māori will be highly regarded. Ngā tukua – Employment Benefits: Professional development allowance. Competitive remuneration and cultural benefits. Te Ao Māori led organisation. Flexible, diverse and positive working environment. Growth and development opportunities. If you feel your skills and experience match this role, please APPLY NOW! Alternatively you can email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information and the job description.
Positions available with Te Pou Oranga o Whakatōhea
Family Start Whānau Support Worker We are on a mission to uplift and empower whānau (families) who are navigating difficult circumstances. We understand that life can be challenging, and sometimes, families need a helping hand! As a member of our dedicated team, you will be at the forefront of transforming lives and creating lasting positive impacts. You will have the opportunity to work closely with whānau, providing them with the support, guidance, and resources they need to overcome challenges related to health, education, and social outcomes. Your role will be both rewarding and impactful, as you help families to strengthen their bonds, foster resilience, and build a solid foundation for their children's future success. Take the first step towards a fulfilling career that makes a difference. Together, we will support whānau, inspire change, and shape a future filled with hope and endless possibilities. If this resonates with your skills and passion, we eagerly await the opportunity to connect with you. If you would like a copy of the Job Description, please reach out to our team: email@example.com
Parenting & Pregnancy Non-Clinical & Cultural Practitioner We are currently seeking a high quality professional to join our team to work alongside our Pregnancy and Parenting Services to provide support and guidance for clients who experience ongoing alcohol and drug issues. As a member of our dedicated team, you will be on the forefront of transforming lives and uplifting and empowering whānau who are navigating difficult circumstances, it is essential to have a deep understanding of Kaupapa Māori, Culture and Values and commit to integrating these principles into their work and clients. The ideal candidate will be well supported in our organisation by all services and staff. Applicants for this position must have knowledge of: Mental Health Services Alcohol and Other Drugs Justice System Whanau Violence Government and/or NGO Services Child and/or Health Services Strength based and recovery-based practice. Successful applicants must be able to: Work positively under pressure Maintain a high level of professionalism and level of accuracy. Be flexible, adaptable, and resilient. Work unsupervised and in a team. Hold a current driver’s license. Understand or have knowledge of mahi Wairua. In this role you have the chance to have positive impacts on whanau members to help strengthen their bonds, foster resilience, and build a solid foundation for their children’s future success. If you would like a copy of the Job Description, please reach out to our team: firstname.lastname@example.org
Specialist Youth Alcohol and Other Drug Clinician Are you dedicated to delivering a Māori-centered Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) service that embraces the changes our whānau are willing to make? Our Whaiora (clients) and their whānau remain at the heart of our activities, actively engaging them at every stage of planning and goal setting. We are committed to providing culturally responsive and inclusive care that respects, values, and uplifts Te Ao Māori. By weaving Maori models and practices into our services, fostering whānau self-determination, and enhancing Māori values, we create a transformative and empowering environment for Whaiora and their whānau. If you are ready to embark on a rewarding career that combines your clinical expertise, empathy, and commitment to making a positive impact in the field of addiction, apply now and become an integral part of our Alcohol & Other Drugs Clinician team. Together, we can inspire hope and empower whānau to embrace a life of recovery and well-being. If you would like a copy of the Job Description, please reach out to our team: email@example.com
Positions available with Pou Oranga Whaiora
Pou Oranga Whaiora Kaiawhina (Support Worker) Pou Oranga Whaiora Addiction Facility is looking for a kaiawhina to join our dedicated team who assist our whaiora on the road to recovery. The responsibility of the kaiawhina is to provide holistic support to individuals seeking recovery from methamphetamine and other drug dependencies. This role involves implementing culturally sensitive interventions, incorporating traditional Māori healing modalities and values with Western recovery practice to promote overall well-being and sustainable recovery. To excel in this role, we are seeking individuals who have: Level 4 Certificate in Mental Health & Addictions or Addictions Experience in providing support services to individuals with substance abuse issues, preferably in a Māori cultural context. Knowledge of traditional Māori healing modalities and values, and a willingness to integrate them into the support services. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to establish rapport with whaiora and their whānau. Empathy, cultural sensitivity, and a non-judgmental attitude towards individuals with addiction issues. Ability to work effectively within a team and independently with minimal supervision. Basic understanding of medication administration protocols and adherence to safety guidelines. Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail for accurate documentation and reporting. Commitment to ongoing professional development and cultural competency training. Join us in our mission to uphold Kaupapa Māori values and empower our whaiora on their journey to holistic well-being. If you would like a copy of the Job Description, please reach out to our team here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pou Oranga Whaiora Administrator Pou Oranga Whaiora Addiction Facility is looking for an administrator to join our dedicated team to assist our whaiora on the road to recovery. The administrator responsibilities cover a wide range of tasks, including administrative duties, PRIMHD reporting, managing client database Ara Whanui, overseeing facility supplies, ensuring health and safety protocols, and managing the facilities quality system. To excel in this role, we are seeking individuals who have: Excellent administration skills Excellent writing skills Excellent computer skills Excellent communication skills Join us in our mission to uphold Kaupapa Māori values and empower our whaiora on their journey to holistic well-being. Your journey as an Administrator begins here! If you would like a copy of the Job Description, please reach out to our team here: email@example.com