Community Care Co-ordinator

  • Company:
    Waikato District Health Board
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:

National Bowel Screening Programme – Community Care Coordinator

Permanent, 40 hours per week (1 FTE)

An opportunity you can’t miss…

Waikato DHB is implementing bowel screening from March 2021. We are seeking an experienced Community Care Coordinator to be involved in the programme.

This role will focus directly on engaging, educating and encouraging our priority group populations, in particular Maaori and Pacific, to complete their test kits and participate within the bowel screening programme. This also includes providing support to attend colonoscopy, alternative assessment or first treatment appointments.

  • Background in Health Promotion and Education
  • Worked in a community setting for more than 2 years.
  • The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.

    We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. We run five hospitals across the district – a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.

    Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

    Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Rachael Devey in the Recruitment Team through email [email protected]

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