Advisor/Senior Advisor – Kaupapa M&#257ori

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    4 days ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 19-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/A/SAKM
  • Job Title: Advisor/Senior Advisor – Kaupapa M&#257ori
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Advisor/Senior Advisor – Kaupapa Māori

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā

Nau mai, haere mai, whakapiri mai!

Kia koutou ngā rangatira mā

Kia kaha, Kia māia ki te tono mō enei nohonga ki ā Te Hiringa Hauora

We welcome you, come closer.

Come closer to hear the words of encouragement and urge you all to apply for the positions on offer at Te Hiringa Hauora.

Ko te kaupapa | About the role

In this role you will work in the mental wellbeing operations team. You will collaborate with enthusiastic and knowledgeable colleagues, engage with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders and be a part of an organisation whose mission is the unrelenting pursuit of wellbeing for all New Zealanders. The role is within the Like Minds Programme but there will be scope to develop across other programmes within Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency.

The Like Minds Programme was established in 1997 and was one of the first comprehensive national campaigns in the world to counter the prejudice and discrimination associated with mental distress. The Programme has combined award-winning national television campaigns, other media and communication activities as well as community action and education. The vision for Like Minds is ‘a nation where all people uphold the mana and human rights of people who experience mental distress’. Like Minds is funded by the Ministry of Health and Te Hiringa Hauora is the operational lead. For more information on Like Minds go to

We are looking for a learning and development person with a passion for social justice to develop and deliver education and best practice guidance based on kaupapa Māori principles for the Like Minds Programme.

Te Hiringa Hauora prides itself on providing flexible working options to our staff where possible. If the location, hours, or other conditions of this advert don’t suit your requirements, please ensure you apply and talk to us about what can work for you. We do our best to work with staff to offer opportunities to make things work for them, and for us.

Nga taonga kei roto I tou kete matauranga | What you bring

We are looking for someone who has experience or skills in:

  • Applying kaupapa Māori principles to learning and development.
  • Assessing learning and development needs.
  • Developing, delivering and evaluating learning and development.
  • Developing best practice guidelines.
  • Relationship and stakeholder management, including the ability to influence and negotiate.
  • Contract management, including the use of planning tools, working with procurement, and the ability to work with a range of suppliers.
  • Project management and administration skills with the ability to effectively coordinate multiple activities and monitor outcome achievement
  • Communication and interpersonal skills, including provision of written and oral communication across cultures and across a broad sector of organisations and individuals.

For an advisor, we would ideally like:

  • A tertiary qualification and a minimum of two years’ appropriate equivalent experience.

For a senior advisor, we would ideally like:

  • A tertiary qualification and minimum of five years’ experience or a minimum of seven years’ appropriate equivalent experience.

Ko wai mātou | Who we are

Te Hiringa Hauora leads and delivers innovative and high quality national health promotion initiatives. Te Hiringa Hauora is a Crown entity that works with partners including iwi, researchers and academics, community groups, public health advocates, and others who are aligned to our goals.

Te Hiringa Hauora acknowledges the special relationship between Māori and the Crown under Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to recognise and respect the articles of Te Tiriti. Te Hiringa Hauora encourages and supports staff to learn and enjoy Te Reo, waiata and increase knowledge of Te Ao Māori.

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

A completed Te Hiringa Hauora application form, CV and covering letter should be sent to To obtain the application form and full job description visit our website

Applications close 6 December 2020. For further information, phone Mary O’Hagan, Manager Mental Wellbeing on (04) 894 7247. Please note, Te Hiringa Hauora is a smoke free organisation. All applicants should be currently eligible to work in New Zealand.