The Fono

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Experienced (Fellow) is sought for the foremost Pacific health provider - the Fono.  Based in our collegial Henderson Cornerstone practice.  Full time or days and hours to suit.  Employee or contract. 

More information / apply: 

To find out more about this position, call or text GPH to Anthony 027 272 3388 to discuss options or email your details to

Vocational Tutor

- Qualified Tutor
- OCA - The leading Pacific PTE
- Auckland – Airport District

About the role:

If you have been working as a tutor in a construction/vocational setting and are now looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the Pacific community and have the right blend of experience and enthusiasm for young people, this may be your ideal role. We have 2 Tutor positions available now at the Oceania Career Academy for programmes preparing students for employment in the construction trades along with assessor duties.

The role includes working with the management team on the development of the organisation and proposals for initiatives in educational transitions to skilled work and higher education within the wider Pacific peoples’ social context. Located in the Airport Oaks Training Precinct. 40 hours per week – salaried position.

About you:

We are looking for someone with the vision, skills, and teaching qualifications (NZCALNE) to unleash the potential of Pacific students and set them on the path to lifelong skilled employment this is your chance. As the Tutor you will

  • Assist to design and deliver training programmes in a manner that is consistent with the priorities and culture of OCA
  • Use current best practice to support the highest training standards and to provide a positive student learning experience
  • Provide pastoral support to students necessary to ensure their retention and success
  • Actively engage with schools and also other stakeholders including commercial enterprises to maintain currency, relevance and credibility of the programme
  • Support and contribute actively to the operation of OCA, including through membership of committees and project teams

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text OCATM to 021 271 3333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details –

Closes 5pm Mon 26 August 2019

Family Start Worker

• Position - Northcote, North Shore
• Exciting Family Work opportunity
• Working with high needs families with newborns
• Join a great team making a real difference with Pacific and Migrant communities

About their role:

This 40 hour per week position based in Northcote is a special opportunity and requires a versatile social / family worker looking for an exciting new role.  

Family Start is a free service for parents and caregivers who are facing challenges making parenting harder. The Family Start Worker's role is to support families to become more confident with their parenting and to improve their overall social, education and health outcomes.

About you

Key Requirements:

  • Social worker experience 
  • Value the Family Start approach to working with families
  • Know how to access community resources for families
  • Prefer a Level B social work qualification
  • Be computer literate
  • Have a full Drivers Licence

Apply / Find out more 

For an application form, job description email or text FSWNS and your email to 0272723388

Non-Violence Programme Facilitator (P/T)

- Part-time mainly evenings  
- Key behaviour change role
- Working with Courts / Corrections
- Special opportunity at leading Pacific wellbeing innovator

About the role

If you are an approved NVP Facilitator wanting to work with the organisation setting new standards for Pacific wellbeing this is the role for you. Become one of our facilitators delivering Non-Violence Programmes for Pacific people who have been referred by the Courts (Justice) or Probation (Corrections). Non-violence programmes are designed for people who perpetrate domestic violence and the NVP Facilitator may also be contracted to complete non-violence assessments for the purpose of determining risk and matching clients to the most suitable programme.

About you

To succeed in the position you will be an Approved and experienced NVP Facilitator and have the ability to

• Be an effective communicator with skills in o Empathy and understanding o Building rapport

• Work with a range of Pacific clients with varied needs from diverse social and cultural groups

• Set the example for mutual respect between facilitators and non-violence behaviours

• Model assertiveness and mutual respect with participants

• Plan and design programme beginnings, processes and closure

• Ensure professional and personal boundaries are clearly maintained

These roles generally are contract positions but other arrangements could be considered.

More information / apply

For an application form, job description email or text NVPF and your email to 021 271 3333 or call Anthony on 0272723388. 

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4 Auckland Cornerstone accredited primary health practices. The Fono foremost Pacific health and social services organisation – Call or text GPL to Anthony on 0272723388 or email

Team Leader

- Non-violence contracts
- The leader in Pacific support services
- Henderson

About the role

If you have been working in social services and are now ready to step up to a leadership role this is your opportunity. Special new position managing the team delivering programmes designed to make a real difference. Under the direction of the Manager - Social Services the position supervises staff and contractors providing Family Harm, Family Care and non-violence and safety services as well as personally carrying out social worker duties in the community. The scope of the role covers all activities required by Police, Ministry of Justice and Department of Corrections contracts secured by The Fono. 40 hours per week – flexitime - salaried position.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to lead our great team of practitioners. You will:

• Have a sound understanding of the non-violence sector
• Not need to have a qualification in the field but must have suitable proven expertise
• Be a tremendous relationship builder and sustainer and have the ability to develop rapport with a wide range of people
• Be skillful and experienced in supervision
• Show enthusiasm - able to be shared with the reporting team
• Have the skills to report succinctly and accurately in written and verbal form on any aspect of the services provided.

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text TL to him with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details –

Oral Health Therapist

- 3 days a week – contract
- Auckland CBD 
- Growing Community Dental Service

About the role

This contract opportunity in our busy three surgery City practice will provide the right person with an opportunity to really make a difference in a community dental practice work three.  Located in the CBD handy to public transport.   We are initially looking for an Oral Health Therapist to provide services 3 days a week (8 hours a day Mon/Fri/Sat) with daily times to suit patients and the contractor.  There may be future opportunities to work further weekdays at our Henderson practice for someone wanting more work.  The practice is a combined dental and medical centre where we are building a great team in a collegial environment.

About you

The person we are looking for is:

• Enthusiastic

• Qualified and experienced (2+ years)

• Is competent with Exact

• Wants to contribute to the community while developing their career further

• Is keen to join a team developing fresh approaches to oral health

Find out more / apply 

To find out more about this position phone Anthony on 027 2723388 or for an application form / job description email or call or text OHT and your email to 021 271 3333

Dental Assistant

- Experienced Dental Assistant
- Proven customer service expertise  
- Opportunities for clinical development 
- Thriving Community Dental / Medical Practice

About the role:

Become a member of the enthusiastic dental team at our busy Three Chair Central City practice. Your role will primarily be as a chairside dental assistant but you will be expected to work as a dental receptionist when required. The position is 40 hours a week, currently between 8.30-5pm Tues-Fri. Expansion may mean the range of hours may be between 7.30 am – 7pm including Saturday clinics in future. Note: you will not be required to work more than 40 hours per week.

Easily accessible by public transport the practice is at 33 Wyndham St City. It combines dental services with a primary health practice.

About you:

What you will need for this position is:

  • Experienced Dental Assistant
  • Proven customer service expertise
  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities when confronted with unexpected challenges
  • Be a hard-working and supportive team member
  • Possess excellent oral and face-to-face communication skills
  • Computer competency in Exact

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description email or text DARC and your email address to 0212713333 or call Anthony on 0272723388

Family Harm Worker

- Social Worker or Counsellor  
- Crisis intervention support 
- Pasifika service 
- West Auckland

About the role

The Fono is looking for a keen social worker or counsellor to join our Family Harm (family violence) Team. This team provides crisis intervention support to Pacific families experiencing family violence then coordinates relationships with key agencies specialising in services to families in need. Transitioning them to other services to provide ongoing support and progress.

About you

If you are a qualified social worker or counsellor looking for an opportunity to make your mark with the leading Pacific health and social services organisation and have the right blend of expertise and enthusiasm this could be your ideal role.

More information / apply

For an application form, job description email or text FHW and your email address to 0272723388 or call us

Team Leader - Call Centre

- Inbound - Primary Health 
- The leader in Pacific health services
- Henderson

About the role

This is the role you have been looking for. Using your call centre skills to manage a team of who are responsible for the vital first impression patients and a family have of The Fono practices located in Henderson, Blockhouse Bay, the CBD and Manurewa. The Team Leader is responsible for efficient management of the call centre and its associated services and systems. The role supports clinical and administration staff with appointment optimisation, data input and data analysis and reporting. The Team Leader must reflect the professionalism of the practices and have exceptional customer service expertise, sound technical skills, ability to adapt to fast moving technological change combined with caring personal attributes and initiative. Must understand the “business” of primary health in all its aspects.

40 hours per week – flexitime - salaried position.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to lead our great call centre team: You will have:

• Acceptable previous call centre leadership experience
• Well-developed customer service skills and ability to create rapport with all people
• Medtech knowledge (preferred).
• Able to swiftly learn and master new programmes / able to train others in new technology
• Skills to prepare management reports in verbal and written form.
• Show enthusiasm - able to be shared with the reporting team
• Have a reasonable understanding and appreciation of the various cultures that make up New Zealand, in particular Pacific values, mores and protocols

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text TLCC to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details –