Careers

The Fono is a proven leader in delivering health outcomes for the people who need it the most, fostering well, safe, vibrant and informed communities. Come and be part of our journey by joining our passionate, focused and committed team as we strive together to reduce the health inequalities of communities and find innovative ways to deliver culturally appropriate services across all of our locations. Caring is our Culture and that includes caring for our team!

 

Receptionist

• Experienced at Medical or Dental
• Reception variety
• Customer service focus
• Easy public transport
• Central Auckland

The Fono Medical

About the role

Become a member of the enthusiastic reception team at our busy St Patricks Square city community medical and dental practice. Your role will be as a medical receptionist and from time to time call centre worker – out to make a difference in health.

Hours are 40 per week – usually 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday with some rostering to match practice requirements including Saturday from time to time. Part-time or job share may possibly be available if we can match you with another suitable person. Easy access via public transport.

About you

What you will need for this position is:
• Customer service focus and enthusiasm
• Experience as a Receptionist (Medical, Dental or other clinical setting) may be an advantage
• Ability to work as a team member in a busy practice
• Excellent communication skills
• Computer competency (including Medtech 32 or Exact preferred)
• Reliability – the patients and team will rely on you to be on time, every time

About us

“Under our theme Caring is our Culture, The Fono is known for raising the standards for better delivery, collaboration and outcomes in Pasifika health and social services” Tevita Funaki – CEO The Fono

The Fono is New Zealand’s largest Pasifika integrated health, community, social services and education organisation. With links into all areas of Pasifika community life we have a unique ability to make our high quality, affordable health and social services conveniently available across our vibrant and multicultural city from seven locations and through outreach services. The term “fono” is therefore particularly suitable for our identity as its meaning reflects meetings between people.

The Fono offers an expanding range of high quality primary health, dental services, public health, health support and social services to Pasifika and all who need our care. We lead the way in developing partnerships with the community and other providers. See more on www.thefono.org

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text RCC to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting RCC in the subject line.

Financial Mentor

• Building Financial Capability
• West / North Shore / Central roles
• The leader in Pasifika support services

The Fono

The Fono is contracted to deliver the MSD Building Financial Capability Service. The Financial Mentor carries out individual / family face to face activities, together with other Fono employees and solo. The role imparts money management skills to clients. The goal is to enable people experiencing severe financial challenges to have the knowledge and confidence to assume responsibility for managing their financial affairs as well at looking holistically at their family context and choices.

You will be looking to take on a challenge that lets you use your wide range of experience and skills. And these may not be necessarily primarily financial as internal training and mentoring will be provided for that.

The essentials are:

• Ability to relate to people in a non-judgemental way
• Have a sound understanding of the Pacific community sector where you live, with connections within it
• Understanding of Pacific cultures and ways
• Value the whanau ora approach to working with families
• Believe and have genuine enthusiasm for what can be achieved by our Pacific people
• Able to analyse problems and identify solutions
• Group facilitation
• Concise, clear communicator
• Persuasive negotiating expertise
• Able to professionally present to the commercial world and government agencies
Three positions are available located in Henderson and Northcote but will involve working across Metro Auckland (excluding South). It is 40 hours per week (flexitime and will involve some weekend and evening work).

About us:

“Under our theme Caring is our Culture, The Fono is known for raising the standards for better delivery, collaboration and outcomes in Pasifika health and social services” Tevita Funaki – CEO The Fono

The Fono is New Zealand’s largest Pasifika integrated health, community, social services and education organisation. With links into all areas of Pasifika community life we have a unique ability to make our high quality, affordable health and social services conveniently available across our vibrant and multicultural city from seven locations and through outreach services. The term “fono” is therefore particularly suitable for our identity as its meaning reflects meetings between people.

The Fono offers an expanding range of high quality primary health, dental services, public health, health support and social services to Pasifika and all who need our care. We lead the way in developing partnerships with the community and other providers. See more on www.thefono.org

Find out more / apply:

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text BFC to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting BFC in the subject line.

Kaimahi

• Consultation with Pasifika
• Participate in Co-design
• Fixed Term – 6 months
• West Auckland

The Fono

About the role

The Kaimahi gathers Pasifika perspectives and works in collaboration with other Whanau Resilience providers to contribute to the Whānau Resilience co-design process.

Whānau Resilience is an initiative that aims to create strong, resilient communities where whānau are supported to live violence free, and to eliminate violence for the next generation. Whānau Resilience will involve local groups of providers working together in their regions to design services for people. This design process will take up to one year, and involve providers working together to build a picture of the needs and strengths of their region, along with testing and learning about what works for whānau to build resilience.

The participation of The Fono is to provide an influential Pasifika orientated voice to the co-design process, ensuring that Pacific cultural dimensions, mores and protocols are built into the services. The services that are designed at the end of the process will then be delivered in communities.

About You:

You will:

• Have an excellent understanding and appreciation of Pasifika cultures / mores / protocols
• Extensive knowledge of social services in New Zealand
• Able to engage with whānau, hear their voice and incorporate this into the design
• Be open minded and willing to learn
• Committed to working with others
• Have initiative and innovative thinking
• Be computer literate
• Have a full Drivers Licence
• Prefer a Level B social work qualification
• NZ permanent residency

About us

“Under our theme Caring is our Culture, The Fono is known for raising the standards for better delivery, collaboration and outcomes in Pasifika health and social services” Tevita Funaki – CEO The Fono

The Fono is New Zealand’s largest Pasifika integrated health, community, social services and education organisation. With links into all areas of Pasifika community life we have a unique ability to make our high quality, affordable health and social services conveniently available across our vibrant and multicultural city from seven locations and through outreach services. The term “fono” is therefore particularly suitable for our identity as its meaning reflects meetings between people.

The Fono offers an expanding range of high quality primary health, dental services, public health, health support and social services to Pacific people and all who need our care. We lead the way in developing partnerships with the community and other providers. See more on www.thefono.org

Find out more / apply:

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text KMI to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting KMI in the subject line.

Family Harm Worker

• Working with Police / OT
• Crisis intervention support
• Pasifika service
• West Auckland

The Fono

About the role

The Fono is looking for a keen person to join our Family Harm (family violence) Team. This team works alongside the Police and Oranga Tamariki in providing 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 have the right experience and attitude and are 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.

About us

“Under our theme Caring is our Culture, The Fono is known for raising the standards for better delivery, collaboration and outcomes in Pasifika health and social services” Tevita Funaki – CEO The Fono

The Fono is New Zealand’s largest Pasifika integrated health, community, social services and education organisation. With links into all areas of Pasifika community life we have a unique ability to make our high quality, affordable health and social services conveniently available across our vibrant and multicultural city from seven locations and through outreach services. The term “fono” is therefore particularly suitable for our identity as its meaning reflects meetings between people.

The Fono offers an expanding range of high quality primary health, dental services, public health, health support and social services to Pasifika and all who need our care. We lead the way in developing partnerships with the community and other providers. See more on www.thefono.org

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text FSW to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting FSW in the subject line.

NAVIGATOR

• Whanau Ora – Pasifika
• Positions across Metro Auckland
• The leader in Pasifika support services

The Fono

About the role

Join a great team making a real difference in Pasifika wellbeing. These fulltime positions based at our various locations across the city are special opportunities and require versatile social / community workers looking for an exciting new role.

Pasifika Whanau Ora is a family-centred approach which understands that families themselves know the best solutions to the challenges they face. The Pasifika Whanau Ora Navigator role is to ensure that Pasifika families living in Auckland are supported to achieve their goals in health, education, economic development and culture.
There are a number of newly created positions based in different regions of Auckland. Central / West / South and North.

It’s an out and about role so duties will take you around your region from your base. 40 hours per week – flexitime – salaried position. Work vehicle provided.

About You

We are looking for enthusiastic people in our Whanau Ora Navigator Team. You will:
• Value the whanau ora approach to working with families
• Have a sound understanding of the Pacific community sector where you live, with connections within it
• Believe and have genuine enthusiasm for what can be achieved by our Pacific people
• Know how to access community resources for families
• Be computer literate
• Have a full Drivers Licence
• Prefer a Level B social work qualification
• NZ permanent residency

About us

“Under our theme Caring is our Culture, The Fono is known for raising the standards for better delivery, collaboration and outcomes in Pasifika health and social services” Tevita Funaki – CEO The Fono

The Fono is New Zealand’s largest Pasifika integrated health, community, social services and education organisation. With links into all areas of Pasifika community life we have a unique ability to make our high quality, affordable health and social services conveniently available across our vibrant and multicultural city from seven locations and through outreach services. The term “fono” is therefore particularly suitable for our identity as its meaning reflects meetings between people.

The Fono offers an expanding range of high quality primary health, dental services, public health, health support and social services to Pasifika and all who need our care. We lead the way in developing partnerships with the community and other providers. See more on www.thefono.org

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text WON to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting WON in the subject line.

Family Start Worker

• North Shore and West Auckland
• Exciting Family Work opportunity
• High needs families with newborns

The Fono

About the role

If you are 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. These 40 hour per week positions based in Northcote and Henderson are a special opportunity requiring 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 which are 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 aspirations.

About you

You will have a real wish to make a difference in your community with young families, have the right expertise and have suitable experience in working with Pacific peoples.

Key Requirements:

• Value the Family Start approach to working with families
• Know how to access community resources for families
• Be trained in ‘Parents As First Teachers’ or willing to be trained
• Level B social work qualification preferred
• Fully computer literate
• Have a full Drivers Licence

About us

“Under our theme Caring is our Culture, The Fono is known for raising the standards for better delivery, collaboration and outcomes in Pasifika health and social services” Tevita Funaki – CEO The Fono

The Fono is New Zealand’s largest Pasifika integrated health, community, social services and education organisation. With links into all areas of Pasifika community life we have a unique ability to make our high quality, affordable health and social services conveniently available across our vibrant and multicultural city from seven locations and through outreach services. The term “fono” is therefore particularly suitable for our identity as its meaning reflects meetings between people.

The Fono offers an expanding range of high quality primary health, dental services, public health, health support and social services to Pasifika and all who need our care. We lead the way in developing partnerships with the community and other providers. See more on www.thefono.org

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text FSW to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting FSW in the subject line.

RN- Primary Health

• Variety – primary health
• Great team – well supported
• South Auckland – Manurewa
• Leader in Pasifika health

The Fono Medical

About the role

An exciting opportunity to join The Fono – New Zealand’s foremost Pasifika health and social services organisation at our modern practice in Manurewa.

This full-time Registered Nurse position is a special opportunity and will probably best suit a nurse with at least 2+ years’ primary health experience looking for an interesting general practice role in a community health organisation. You will be part of an experienced RN team with top flight medical receptionist and practice management support.

Our Pasifika patient population is representative of the vibrant South Auckland community. You will enjoy being part of a wider practice team that as well as GPs and nurses includes a dental group and a growing section of Pasifika public health and social services professionals.

About you

If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark with the leading Pasifika primary health and dental organisation and have the right blend of expertise and enthusiasm this could be your ideal role.
• Good primary health experience
• Capable in chronic care management
• Enjoy working with the Pasifika culture of Auckland and its peoples

About us

“Under our theme Caring is our Culture, The Fono is known for raising the standards for better delivery, collaboration and outcomes in Pacific peoples’ health and social services” Tevita Funaki – CEO The Fono

The Fono is New Zealand’s largest Pasifika integrated health, community, social services and education organisation. With links into all areas of Pasifika community life we have a unique ability to make our high quality, affordable health and social services conveniently available across our vibrant and multicultural city from seven locations and through outreach services. The term “fono” is therefore particularly suitable for our identity as its meaning reflects meetings between people.

The Fono offers an expanding range of high quality primary health, dental services, public health, health support and social services to Pasifika and all who need our care. We lead the way in developing partnerships with the community and other providers.

For an application form, job description respond to this advertisement – send your details to recruiter@aidmax.co.nz or text RNM to 0272723388 with your email or for further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388

The Fono Head Office
Level 2, 6 Alderman Drive
Henderson, Auckland 0612
P: (09) 267 6331

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