Mahitahi Hauora PHE - Workforce Capability Development Manager

Mahitahi Hauora is Northland’s Primary Health Entity supporting Primary Healthcare providers including 42 General Practices and 9 Māori Health Providers to deliver care and to look after the wellbeing of their communities and whānau. We also deliver care and wellbeing support directly to the community and whānau.  Our services spread across primary healthcare social and community.  As a Mahitahi employee you will be passionate about supporting transformational change and improve service delivery in primary health care.

Mahitahi Hauora follow the kaupapa of “What Matters to Whānau”, working to the framework of Papa Tikanga.  Together, achieving What Matters to Whānau means engaging and listening to whānau voice to inform service design and delivery while also supporting community and whānau-driven solutions that promote wellness.

The Opportunity

With a key focus on improvement, you will be responsible for supporting, developing and leading workforce related projects, and workforce education services that will support the growth of a capable and sustainable primary health care workforce across Northland.  Based in Whangarei you will be working closely with our workforce team to implement the workforce development strategic plan, and specifically work across three key areas of Workforce Education, Leadership to improve capability and other workforce projects and initiatives.

Who would be suited to this role

Ideally you will have a previous  background in health where you have developed a broad set of skills and that may be used in implementing improvement initiatives, developing and implementing an education plan that will meet current and future needs of our workforce and strengthen the capability of a broader primary healthcare workforce across Northland.  An understanding of primary health care and the changes proposed in the Health and Disability Sector Review will be an advantage.

To be considered for this role you will:

  • Be a registered health professional with a post graduate qualification
  • Have a minimum of 5 year’s experience in either healthcare and/or social sector
  • Have experience in education, teaching, or supporting health education pathways
  • Be able to demonstrate project management and leadership experience
  • Have a passion for improving the sustainability of our primary healthcare workforce
  • Be committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and understanding its application in health and our organisation.

Further position details can be obtained by downloading our position description here, see below link.

If you would like to be part of a team that works to support the capability of our wider workforce, enhancing services in the community, improving the health outcomes of our whānau and you have what it takes to be successful in this role, then please download an application for employment form here, see below, and apply by sending your cover letter, CV and a completed application form to 

Applications close:  Tuesday 3rd August 2021

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