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Core Te Kupenga Maaori Haumanu, Rapua Whaioranga Clinical Cultural Consultation and Liaison Team

Permanent, Full Time

Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines

Kotahi te kohao o te ngira e kuhuna ai te miro ma, te miro pango, te miro whero.

This position is responsible for providing a high standard of cultural and clinical care to tangata whaiora, whaanau and community that access mental health and addiction services. This role requires knowledge of both cultural and clinical competencies that is accountable in achieving equitable health outcomes for Maaori tangata whaiora.

Some of the responsibilities include:

• Providing high standard of comprehensive Social Work services to tangata whaiora, whanau Improving and the community. 

• Improving Health Equity and contribute to and improve health outcomes and indicators for Maaori communities with health disparities

• Delivering this service in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner, in accordance with designated Social Work standards of practice, organisational policy and National Mental Health Standards and underpinned by the articles in Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Strong networks in the Maaori community, problem solving and conflict resolution, education expertise, experience working with complex Maaori whaanau and knowledge of Maaori Mental Health are essential.

If you are passionate about working with us to support and grow strong, healthy and resilient Maaori whaanau in our community, then this mahi is for you.


• NZ registered Social Worker with current APC

• At least 1 year experience working as a Social Worker in Mental Health

• Excellent communication skills in Te Reo Maaori and English in both oral and written form

• Strong knowledge of tikanga Maaori

• Confident use of IT systems

• Full, clean NZ driver’s licence

Please apply online by clicking on the Apply Now button.

To review the core clinician position description, please click here. For more information please contact Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 58680 or

Job Number: CMH07918

Applications Close: 19 July 2024

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.