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Locum GP Blockhouse Bay

- Blockhouse Bay Location 
- Tuesdays / Thursdays preferred 
- Interest in women's health required 
- 4/10ths Locum position to end of 2017

We are looking for a Locum GP with an interest in women's health. You are required until end of 2017 at The Fono's Blockhouse Bay Rd practice. This is a 4/10ths locum position, and Tuesdays / Thursdays availability is preferred but we are flexible.

For more information

Please contact Anthony


Phone: 027 2723388

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:

Family Care Worker

  • Social Worker - intervention support role
  • Working with families and other agencies
  • Join the great Fono team making a positive difference in local communities

This 40 hour per week family violence position, based in West Auckland, is a special opportunity and requires a person looking for an exceptional opportunity to really use all their social worker skills.

The role will require you to provide crisis intervention support to Pacific families experiencing family violence in West Auckland. Working to enhance the effectiveness of the family violence services provided to Pacific families. It involves coordinating inter-agency relationships with key organisations specialising in family violence and transitioning families to other services to provide on going support needs.

Key Requirements:

  • Thorough understanding of the challenges involved in family violence
  • Suitable social worker experience and qualifications
  • Ability to build trust and respect
  • Communication skills - particularly with Pacific men
  • Resilience and ability to manage stressful situations
  • Drivers licence

More information

For an application form or job description please contact Jasmine.

Dental Assistant / Receptionist – Manurewa

- Sought after opportunity
- Receptionist / Chairside DA role
- Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm

This is your opportunity to become a member of the enthusiastic dental group at the organisation winning the prestigious Pacific Business Employer Award 2016.

What is preferred for this position is:

- Ability to work as a team member in a busy practice
- Experience as a dental assistant / dental or medical receptionist
- Excellent communication skills
- Computer competency (Exact is ideal)

Our growing Manurewa dental practice is located on Halver Road and combines dental services with primary health medical services and expanding public health and social services.

More information / apply:

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