MAHITAHI HAUORA - Improvement Partner


Improvement Partner

Supporting change and improving Primary Health service delivery


Are you a passionate about supporting transformational change and improve service delivery in primary health?

Mahitahi Hauora is a newly formed primary health entity established to transform how primary healthcare is delivered in Northland.  Our vision is to support a primary health care system that sustains equitable self-determined wellbeing and ensures every person in Northland can live a long and healthy life. 

Our Improvement Partners work closely with our general practices, Māori health and other providers within our locality networks supporting them through change programmes, new models of healthcare and service delivery to improve and ensure the delivery of services to our enrolled primary health population is sustainable and accessible. 

Ideally you will have worked in primary health, however if you are passionate about improving primary healthcare service delivery, supporting practices and providers that are delivering the services, and have some form of healthcare background, then this opportunity could be for you.  This is a busy role that would suit someone looking for a position that does not have direct whānau contact but support those that do.  You will be responsible for applying competent skills, knowledge and experience of improvement methodologies to investigate and facilitate solutions to system problems that improve quality, safety, productivity and efficiency.

This role would also suit a relationship driven person who likes to make a difference, enjoys an autonomous role while also being an integral part of a team.

The role requires someone with:

  • The ability to develop strong relationships with health professionals, clinicians and partners in primary care
  • Experience in facilitation of organisational change, and implementation of new strategies and initiatives
  • Proven ability to engage with and influence people to adopt new models or systems
  • High level of IT competency including MS suite
  • Excellence in verbal and written communications
  • A commitment to quality improvement in general practice and primary healthcare

You must have an unencumbered NZ Driver Licence and the legal right to work in NZ.  Health professionals will be supported to maintain their Annual Practising Certificate.

If you have the above skills and are committed to supporting and developing primary locality networks to deliver wellbeing initiatives, then please apply.

For further information please download a position description for this role.

If you have the skills and experience detailed, please apply by forwarding your Cover letter, CV and Application for Employment to Joanne Mason, HR Assistant, at


Applications Close:    Thursday 2 July 2020


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