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!

Diabetes Programme Coordinator

  • Vital primary health role
  • Suit Health Educator / Nurse / HCA
  • Special opportunity at leading Pacific wellbeing innovator
The Fono Health

About the role

If you want to make a real difference to Pacific wellbeing, this is the role for you. Become our new diabetes self-management education programme coordinator (DSME Coordinator). 

The DSME Coordinator manages the Pacific peoples’ diabetes education and self-management programme based at The Fono’s Henderson practice. The position of DSME Coordinator provides culturally appropriate and relevant diabetes education and self-management support to Pacific people experiencing the health condition. This position works in partnership with the GP, nurse and public health teams at The Fono.

The position is 40 hours per week based in Henderson. It is a special opportunity and requires a versatile worker with great communication and organisational skills looking for an exciting new role. You may be a new graduate or an experienced worker with or without nursing qualification. What you will have is a real wish to make a change for the better in health and social outcomes for Pacific families.

Key Requirements:

  • Have suitable health education qualification and/or experience
  • Good communicator and relationship manager
  • Be well organised and able to organise others
  • Be computer literate
  • Have a full Drivers Licence
  • Be able to work flexibly
  • A Pacific language capability may be an advantage
  • Value and live The Fono approach to working with community groups and families
 

Find out more / apply

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

Vaccinators

  • Join The Fono Vaccination Centre
  • Full or part-time / Weekdays-Weekends
  • Westgate Vaccination Centre
The Fono Health

About the role

Be at the forefront of New Zealand’s response. We are looking for registered vaccinators at the special Westgate Vaccination Centre to work as part of our clinical team administering the Pfizer vaccine. We will be open from 7.30am – 4.30pm daily. The position is fixed term (approx. 8 months).
Clinical roles include lead positions as well as vaccinator members. Administration positions are also available.

About Us

“We are a growing organisation looking for the very best to join our team of people making a difference in our communities. 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 VAC to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting VAC in the subject line.

Administrator

  • Join The Fono Vaccination Centre
  • Full or part-time / Weekdays-Weekends
  • Westgate Vaccination Centre
The Fono Health

About the role

Be at the forefront of New Zealand’s response. We are looking for administrators to support our clinical team administering the Pfizer vaccine at the special Westgate Vaccination Centre We will be open from 87.30am – 4.30pm daily. The position is fixed term (approx. 8 months).

Administration roles include lead positions. Vaccinator positions are also available. The skills we need are:

  • Great customer service
  • Accuracy in data input
  • Excellent time management
  • Flexibility

About Us

“We are a growing organisation looking for the very best to join our team of people making a difference in our communities. 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 VAC to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting VAC in the subject line.

Marketing & Recruitment Manager

• Senior Management Team role
• Building the future
• OCA – The leading Pacific PTE

About the role

The Oceania Career Academy is further developing its senior management team to include a dedicated Marketing & Recruitment Manager position. We are looking for a person with sector experience to work with our academic and mentoring teams to attract Pacific students into our Category One training organisation. It’s a tremendous opportunity to join the PTE that has stamped its mark on trade training and transitions to skilled jobs in the construction industry. The role will have the support of two coordinator positions. A competitive salary will be offered for the right person with the motivation to make a real difference with Pacific youth. Located in the Airport Oaks Training Precinct in Mangere. 40 hours per week – salaried position.

About You

We are looking for someone with the vision, skills and marketing experience to work with a team unleashing the potential of Pacific students young and older and setting them on the path to lifelong employment. The Marketing & Recruitment Manager you will thrive on using your marketing and student recruitment experience to foster youthful careers and transition them to work. Giving mature students the knowledge and skills to restart their careers with a transition to a new career. The Marketing & Recruiting Manager will have a record of proven ability in:
 
  • Marketing management at an educational institution including a knowledge of Gateway programmes
  • Recruiting techniques
  • Skills in formulating and managing diverse marketing activities including communications in all forms including events, social media , personal presentations
  • Financial management skills including budgeting and forecasting and reporting.
  • Project management experience
  • HR management skills
  • Ability to report succinctly and accurately
 

About Us

Education – Empowerment – Employment is our theme.   The Oceania Career Academy is a Category One institution,  NZQA and TEC accredited and is a unit of The Fono – the leader in unified wellbeing and development services for Pacific peoples.   Our Campus is located in the Auckland Airport area.     http://www.oca.nz/

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text MRMO to 021 271 3333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz

Applications will be progressively reviewed so apply now.

Carpentry Trainer

• Level 3 Carpentry Programme
• Make a difference – you can
• OCA – The leading Pacific PTE

About the role

Oceania Career Academy (OCA) has developed a tremendous reputation for getting work ready Pacific youth into great careers in the construction industry. Key to this success is the team we have. Join us if you have been working as a tutor in construction 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 Level 3 Trades Tutor positions available now at the Oceania Career Academy for programmes preparing students for employment in the construction trades. 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. Competitive salary / 40 hours a week. The role is located at the OCA Campus in the Airport Oaks Training Precinct in Mangere.

About You

We are looking for someone with the vision, skills and trade training qualifications and experience 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
  • Along with specialist mentors provide pastoral support to students necessary to ensure their retention and success
  • Actively engage with OCA 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
 

About Us

Education – Empowerment – Employment is our theme. The Oceania Career Academy is NZQA and TEC accredited and is a unit of The Fono – the leader in unified wellbeing and development services for Pacific peoples. We acknowledge the support of Pasifika Futures and Foundation North. Our Campus is located in Rennie Drive Mangere in the Auckland Airport area. http://www.oca.nz/

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text L3CT to 021 271 3333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz

Applications will be progressively reviewed so apply now.

GP – Manurewa

• Leading primary health organisation
• Cornerstone practice / collegial support
• Join a great team making a real difference in Pacific health

The Fono Medical

About the role

The Fono, the leader in Pacific health is seeking a full time GP for its Cornerstone Manurewa practice. Become a part of the professional GP practice team delivering primary health services with the support of a full range of primary health nursing, mental health, oral health, community and social services. 6/10th (Mon – Wed plus alt. Sat).

 

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For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text him SMD2 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details to careers@thefono.org putting GPM in the subject line.

Community Connector 

• New Role
• Navigating for Pacific returnees
• Community & MIQ locations
• Access to support / facilities

The Fono

About the role

The new Fono Community Connector Service has a wide brief with the scope to be fully determined by the emerging needs of Pacific people recently repatriated to New Zealand and their whanau. The aim is to improve outcomes of Pacific families facing the challenges of navigating the systems of support available to them and ensuring needs are met. Working in the community and in Managed Isolation and Quarantine Facilities.

It is anticipated the service will be required until June 2022, but circumstances may mean that the service is completed earlier or may be extended.

 

About You

You will see this as a tremendous opportunity to use your skills and training in a vital area of need.  Letting you show how you can significantly contribute to improving wellbeing services for Pacific people through delivery of effective navigation to services and other support. 
 
You will have:
 
  • At least a broad understanding of social services, health and other Pacific focused wellbeing services available in New Zealand
  • Sound experience in a social services or similar field
  • The talent to develop rapport with a wide range of people
  • Knowledge of protocols amongst Pacific peoples with the ability to work across various Pacific groups
  • A positive ‘can-do’ attitude, particularly in times of stress.
  • The ability to report succinctly and accurately in written and verbal form on any aspect of the services provided
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For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text CCC to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting CCC in the subject line.

Social Workers

• Rewarding career options
• Fono locations – across Auckland
• The leader in Pacific wellbeing

The Fono

About the role

The Fono is growing and so is the range of social worker roles across a number of contracts. All set to make a sustainable difference to Pacific peoples’ lives. Positions include Family Start, Family Care, Family Violence, Whanau Ora, Building Financial Capability, Mobile Unit, Whanau Resilience, and Community Connector.

We are looking for Social Workers wanting to develop their careers and have the chance to become skilled in in a range of social services disciplines. Using the training, support and development opportunities The Fono offers to develop sound practice and versatility.

Roles are available at our locations across Auckland – so check this out by getting in touch for a position outline and information form.

 

About You

You are now looking to best use your skills and training in vital area of needs. Letting you show how you can significantly contribute to improving wellbeing services for Pacific people through delivery of effective services and other support. Key Competencies are set for each role which link to contractual requirements of The Fono but the general specification is:

  • A broad understanding of social services, health and other Pacific focused wellbeing services available in New Zealand
  • Sound experience in a social services or similar field with SWRB registration (or pending)
  • The talent to develop rapport with a wide range of people
  • Knowledge of protocols amongst Pacific peoples with the ability to work across various Pacific groups
  • A positive ‘can-do’ attitude, particularly in times of stress.
  • The ability 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 SWG to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting SWG in the subject line.

Health Improvement Practitioner

• Expanding mental health service
• Assessing, developing, supporting
• RN or Reg. Social Worker

The Fono

About the role

The growing Mental Health unit at The Fono is participating in the partnership – Pacific Community Mental Health and Whanau Ora Service (“Ngalu Fanifo – Riding the Wave”). This allows us to offer a special role to qualified people who are or seek to be Health Improvement Practitioners (HIP) with the foremost Pasifika wellbeing organisation.
A HIP’s work is integrated within the Ngalu Fanifo – Riding the Wave” approach to psychological distress. Working with GPs and specialists in assessing and supporting Pacific people as individuals (and their families) experiencing a range of psychological distress in the mild to moderate range by providing behavioural support to achieve optimum well-being, when and where they require it.

Positions available in West Auckland and Manurewa.

 

About You

You will see this as a tremendous opportunity to use your skills and training in a vital area of need. Letting you show how you can significantly contribute to improving wellbeing services for Pacific people through delivery of effective mental health services. You will have:

  • Have a current New Zealand Registered Nurse APC /or be a SWRB Registered Social Worker
  • Experience in a community mental health and education role
  • A broad understanding of health, social services and other Pacific focused wellbeing services available
  • The talent to develop rapport with a wide range of people
  • Knowledge of protocols amongst Pacific peoples with the ability to work across various Pacific groups
  • A positive ‘can-do’ attitude, particularly in times of stress.
 

Find out more / apply

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

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

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