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Vacancies

Pacific Health Promoter - Quit Coach

- Represent The Fono's Stop Smoking Service
- Recruit people who wish to quit
- Coach and support – Training provided

We are looking for a Pacific Health Promoter - Quit Coach to join our Ready Steady Quit Team. This is an exciting opportunity to join The Fono – New Zealand's largest Pacific health and social services organisation and Pacific Employer of the Year (2016). 

As a recruiter (Seeker) you will use the Ready Steady Quit central referral service leads, health networks, community involvements and activities to actively seek out people who wish to stop smoking.

The second phase for a Seeker is to take referrals and direct contacts with people who smoke and wish to stop and encourage them to enter a stepped, supported programme (one on one or Group) to quit. 

The Seeker then becomes the Quit Coach. A service delivery practitioner delivering effective stop smoking outcomes. 

Key requirements

  • A genuine desire to assist people stop smoking and have New Zealand achieve Smokefree 2025
  • Ability to "sell" The Fono stop smoking service message to Fono colleagues, health and community network partners
  • Pacific peoples focus – a Pacific language capability will be an advantage (particularly Tongan)
  • Training provided - you will also gain a qualification
  • Work flexibility – being available when target smokers need you

Full time or part-time. We will consider all options. Drivers licence necessary. 

More information / apply:

To find out more about this position, for an application form / job description, contact Jasmine:

Community Nurse - Enua Ola

- Exciting registered nurse opportunity
- Working with Pacific communities on the North Shore
- Join a great team making a real difference in Pacific health

We are looking for a Community Nurse to join our Enua Ola team based at The Fono North Shore or Henderson.

This 40 hours per week position requires a primary health registered nurse. 

The Enua Ola Community Nurse Service is a community-based healthcare initiative.

The position of Enua Ola Community Nurse will provide culturally appropriate and relevant nursing care to Pacific people experiencing a wide range of health conditions within the Enua Ola programme.

This position will work in partnership with other Enua Ola Community Nurses and Coordinators to support Pacific church and ethnic communities in North Harbour.

You will enjoy being part of a public health team working with social workers and practice clinical teams including GPs, nurses and dentists and dental assistants.

Key requirements

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Full drivers license 
  • Able to work flexible hours 
  • Reasonable level of fitness

More information / apply:

To find out more about this position, for an application form / job description, contact Anthony: