Positions Available

Join our growing and caring team…

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.  We are currently in an exciting phase of growth. 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!

Pacific Contact Centre

  • Experienced or trainee
  • Health and Community Services
  • Make a difference in Pacific wellbeing
  • Mt Wellington

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About the role

Here’s a terrific career option for a person wanting to play a vital role in the leading Pacific wellbeing organisation as a member of the Fale Talanoa (contact centre) at our Regional Office in Carbine Rd Mt Wellington. We will consider both fully trained applicants and those starting afresh. What you do need is enthusiasm for customer service and willingness to contribute to team spirit.


Joining The Fono Team means your ability to achieve more is enhanced by The Fono’s integrated model of care “FonoCare”. This supports The Fono’s 4 medical practices, 3 dental practices, mental health clinical specialists, public health services, Family Start, Whanau Ora, Oceania Career Academy and a wide range of social services lifting the economic standing and wellbeing of people right across Auckland

About you

If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark in an innovative contact centre service with the leading Pasifika primary health organisation and have the right blend of enthusiasm willingness to learn this could be your ideal role.


• Experienced in reception or contact centre or just keen to learn
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Flexible and versatile
• Enjoy working with the Pasifika culture of Auckland and its peoples
• Looking to grow within an organisation making a real difference

 

Find out more / Apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text FCFT to 021 02448929 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – scout@aidmax.co.nz putting FCFT in the subject line.

REGISTERED NURSE

  • Choice of RN nursing options
  • Practice based and Outreach
  • Make a difference in Pacific Health
  • West Auckland

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About the role

There are fulfilling roles available for both experienced and newer Registered Nurses based at our Henderson practice. You can choose the option that best suits you and we will work with you to allow you to realise your determination to make a difference in today’s health environment.

We have Registered Nurse opportunities within the practice or in the community with our Outreach group taking our services into homes and the community. All roles aim to improve outcomes of Pacific families facing the challenges of complex health and social needs.

An RN’s ability to achieve more is enhanced by The Fono’s integrated model of care “FonoCare”. This supports the primary health RNs with not only GPs and HCA’s but also mental health clinical specialists, Health Improvement Practitioners, Health Coaches, Public Health services, Dental, Family Start Whanau Ora and a wide range of social services lifting the economic and wellbeing of our people.

 

About you

If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark in an innovative service with the leading Pasifika primary health 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 West Auckland and its peoples
• Looking to grow within an organisation making a real difference

 

Find out more / Apply

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

DA & DENTAL RECEPTIONIST

  • Experienced or trainee
  • Manurewa / CBD – City / Henderson
  • Make a difference in Pacific Health
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About the roles


Here’s great career options for people wanting to be a part of FonoCare – our integrated model of care – as a Receptionist and chairside Dental Assistant. We have positions available in Manurewa, the City and a fixed term Henderson. We will consider both fully trained applicants and those starting afresh as DAs and Receptionists.
Joining The Fono Team means your ability to achieve more is enhanced by The Fono’s integrated model of care “FonoCare”. This supports the Dental practices with primary health GPs, RNs and HCAs but also mental health clinical specialists, Early Intervention Navigators, Health Coaches, Public Health services, Family Start, Whanau Ora and a wide range of social services lifting the economic and wellbeing of people right across Auckland.

 

About you

If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark in an innovative service with the leading Pasifika primary health organisation and have the right blend of enthusiasm willingness to learn this could be your ideal role.


• Experienced as Dental Assistant, Receptionist or just keen to learn
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Flexible and versatile
• Enjoy working with the Pasifika culture of and its peoples
• Looking to grow within an organisation making a real difference

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text DAFC to 021 02448929 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – scout@aidmax.co.nz putting RNM in the subject line.

Family Start Worker

  • Exciting family work opportunity
  • High needs families with newborns
  • Join a great team making a real difference with Pacific and Migrant communities
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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. This 40 hour per week position based in Henderson 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 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

Find out more / apply

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

Family Facilitator – Uptempo

  • Progress Pasifika in the workforce
  • Deliver wellbeing outcomes for families
  • Chance to make a real difference

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About the role

The Fono is partnering with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), First Union and the Southern and Western Initiative (TSI) of Auckland Council on the Uptempo programme. We’re looking for a keen person to coordinate The Fono’s contribution to the Auckland Pacific Skills Shift initiative (APSS) team.

The Family Facilitator, in collaboration with partners, supports employees and their families through the real-life challenges of growing intergenerational wealth and well-being through workforce progression. The role is to connect families with The Fono services and beyond and use learnings to influence change across your organisation, government systems and the workforce landscape. This very exciting role has the potential to allow you to make a substantial difference for the Pacific community and to the lives of the Pacific families you work with as they transition to being supported to increase their incomes. Meeting the goals of accelerating the progression of Pasifika employees in the workforce through understanding and embedding principles of Pasifika culture in your ways of working collaboratively with Pasifika families to develop family-centric solutions to employment progression.

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 future government policy, processes, commissioning and structures.

About You

You will:

  • Have an excellent understanding and appreciation of Pasifika cultures / mores / protocols
  • Extensive knowledge of employment and social services in New Zealand
  • Able to engage with whānau and provide space for them to lead out on future solutions to growing wealth and wellbeing
  • Be open minded and willing to learn
  • Committed to working with others
  • Have initiative and innovative thinking – be willing to disrupt
  • Be computer literate
  • Have a full Drivers Licence
  • Prefer a Level B social work qualification
  • NZ permanent residency

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text FCT to 0210244892 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – scout@aidmax.co.nz putting FCT in the subject line.

Pacific Community Navigator

  • Pacific Vaccination “Ambassador”
  • Influence Tongan leadership and communities
  • Based West – Auckland wide coverage
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About the role

The work goes on. Join us in one of the most important campaigns we have ever had as a combined Pacific force. Be one of two additional connectors at The Fono working with Pacific community leaders to encourage them to use their influence convincing their memberships and communities to vaccinate and organising resources to facilitate group vaccinations. Fixed Term (subject to identified need). Based in Henderson – but Auckland wide coverage. We have a position for someone to work with the Tongan community and one other position who can support one of our other Pacific communities.

About You

For the position the attributes we need are:
• Ability to influence in empowering ways
• Know how to present well
• Understand networking
• Commitment to vaccination
• Great customer service
• Excellent time management
• Flexibility

Find out more / apply

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

Public Health Skin Programme Coordinator 

  • “Happy Skin Coordinator”
  • Award winning programme
  • “Happy Skin” health initiative
  • The leader in Pasifika wellbeing
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About the role

Four years ago The Fono initiated a campaign to co-design a programme with the Tuvalu community through the churches to permanently address the prevalence of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI). The campaign won awards for its success and innovation and was “branded by the Tuvalu community as Happy Skin”. A song was even composed about it. The success of that effort has led to The Fono being able to expand the programme in partnership with 12 Tongan and Samoan community and church groups. The contract has a further 15 months to run (but may be extended depending upon success).


This position is designed to coordinate the programme as an on-going project to reduce the rates of highly preventable and infectious SSTI Leading it externally in relationships with church and community groups and internally with clinical staff. Driving the development of new ideas, implementation, documentation and preparing reports on progress.

About you

We are seeking an enthusistic person with the right blend of experience, health promotion skills and a strong belief in fostering equity in health and wellbeing for Pasifika.

You will have:

  • General knowledge of the Pacific, health and social services sector
  • Knowledge of the institutions important to Pacific peoples and the role played by them in Pacific life in New Zealand
  • Experience in a community health and education role
  • A clinical qualification is not necessary – but may be an advantage
  • Understanding and experience in Government contracting procedures including report preparation
  • Appropriate and relevant experience in project management
  • Able to effectively self-manage so that operations are efficient, timely and well reported
  • Drivers licence necessary

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 0272723388 or text HSC to 02102448929 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – scout@aidmax.co.nz putting HSC in the subject line.

QUIT COACH

  • Stop smoking innovation & action
  • Leading in Pasifika wellbeing outcomes
  • Delivering results for improved health
  • West Auckland location
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About the role

The contribution The Fono has been making in the stop-smoking drive towards Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 has been recognised in increased responsibility amongst Pacific peoples. The Pacific smoking rate remains high with Pacific adults 1.86 times more likely than non-Pacific to be current smokers. Smoking amongst Pacific peoples is more likely to lead to negative health outcomes than the non-Pacific population.


The Fono is stepping up with initiatives to make a difference and this will include the appointment of an additional Stop Smoking Team member to The Fono’s established Stop Smoking group.


• Quit Coach – Stop Smoking:


o Quit coach for people who smoke. Walking alongside people, providing guidance towards their goal of a smoke-free healthy and economically better life.


The position will be based in Henderson but have responsibilities across Metro Auckland.



About you

What you will need for this position is:

  • Complete commitment to Smokefree 2025
  • A sound understanding of how to work within Pacific communities
  • Appreciation of addiction treatments and willingness to undertake (at The Fono’s cost) the NTS Stop Smoking Practitioner) in addiction treatment (if not already qualified)
  • An ability to develop rapport with a wide range of people
  • To be a “salesperson for good health” and able to convert contacts into commitment
  • Accurate data recording, analysis and reporting capability
  • Keen to be part of making a real difference for Pacific people across Auckland

 

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 0272723388 or text QCSS to 02102448929 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – scout@aidmax.co.nz putting QCSS in the subject line.

Pacific Community Navigator

  • Community development
  • Force for change – Pasefika Proud
  • The leader in Pacific wellbeing
  • Samoan Community
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About the role

The Fono is an active supporter of the Pasefika Proud Theory of Change, a strengths-based concept, focusing on community-led solutions. These harness the transformative power of Pacific cultural values and frameworks to encourage violence-free, respectful relationships that support Pacific peoples to thrive. The Fono has a contract to employ three community connectors to implement the Pasefika Proud Theory of Change (Pathways for Change framework) amongst key Pacific community leaders and influencers in Auckland and in turn the groups they lead and inspire. Due to promotion, we now have the Samoan position available


The purpose of the role is to build the leaders’ capability to be able to understand family violence within Samoa, Tonga, and Cook Islands families and take suitable steps towards realistic solutions that help to embed and sustain social change at the community level.


The roles revolve around relationship management for key Pacific leaders in Auckland, particularly in the Churches, to build their capability to promote safe practices within Pacific families for Samoan, Tongan and the Cook Islands peoples.

 

About you

We are seeking an enthusistic person with the right blend of experience, relationship skills and a strong belief in fostering wellbeing equity for Pacific peoples.

  • General knowledge of the Pacific social services sector and experience in a community role
  • Knowledge of the institutions important to Pacific peoples and the role played by them in Pacific life in New Zealand – particularly Samoan
  • Knowing who are the most influential people in the particular sector
  • Experience in connecting with the top-level persons of influence
  • Understanding and experience in Government contracting procedures including report preparation
  • Appropriate and relevant experience in project management
  • Able to effectively self-manage so that operations are efficient, timely and well reported
  • Drivers licence necessary

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description email recruiter@aidmax.co.nz or text PCND and your email address to 0212713333 or call us on 0272723388

Dentists

  • Variety of work to suit your skill level
  • Flexible remuneration
  • Part-Time or Full Time
  • CBD location
The Fono Dental
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About the role

 We are looking for dentists for our growing CBD practice handy to public transport.  Great opportunity if you are senior, intermediate or junior.   Collegial team.  Modern surgeries have OPG x-ray, rotary endodontics and EXACT.  Be supported by other clinical and social services disciplines as part of our integrated model of care – FonoCare.
 
  • General dentistry / rotary endo / oral surgery / wisdom teeth / IV sedation
  • Oversight, collegial support and part of a medical centre
  • Remuneration to match experience
  • Flexible remuneration options – lets talk
  • Full time or part-time

 

Find out more / apply

For more information call Anthony on 027 2723388 text your email and DC to 021 271 3333 or email recruiter@aidmax.co.nz

ORAL HEALTH THERAPIST

  • 2-3 days a week
  • Auckland CBD
  • Growing Dental Service
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About the role

This opportunity in our busy three surgery City practice will provide the right person with an opportunity to really make a difference in a dental practice which is supported by an integrated model of care. We are initially looking for an Oral Health Therapist to provide services 2-3 days a week , 8 hours per day with daily times to suit patients and you. There may be future opportunities to work further weekdays at our Henderson practice for someone wanting more work. Located in the CBD handy to public transport, 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 part of an integrated model of care while developing their career further
  • Is keen to join a team developing fresh approaches to wellbeing

 

For more information call Anthony on 027 2723388 text your email and HC to 021 271 3333 or email recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting HC in the subject line.

GP – HENDERSON

  • Leading health organisation
  • Strong support for GPs with Integrated Model of Care
  • Join a great team making a real difference in Pacific health
The Fono Medical
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About the role

The Fono, the leader in Pacific health is seeking a part-time to full time GP for its ProCare, RNZCGP Foundation Henderson practice. Become a part of the professional GP practice team delivering primary health services with the support of in practice GP support services via integrated model of care incl. mental health, outreach, dental, public health and social services. 6/10th to 10/10th.

Find out more / apply

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

The Fono Regional Office
117 Carbine Road,
Mt Wellington,
Auckland 1060

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

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