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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!

Manager social services

• Senior role at The Fono
• Dynamic social services sector
• Making a real difference in Pacific wellbeing

The Fono

About the role

The Fono is being seen as being at the forefront of Pasifika wellbeing services and central to this is the fast-growing Social Services unit. The Manager-Social Services and the teams reporting to the position work in a dynamic sector responsible for carrying out of a range of social services duties in the community. This includes developing specific plans related to contract activities and executing and reporting on contract outcomes. The role includes working with the COO on the development of proposals for initiatives in family support, family harm and the wider social context. Works in a close collegial manner with other section managers on The Fono’s Integrated Model of Care in social, health and educational matters. This is a senior position critical to The Fono continuing to thrive and deliver increasing advantages to its beneficiaries.

About You

You will be motivated to significantly contribute to raising equity in wellbeing services, particularly for Pacific people through delivery of effective programmes and support. You will have:

  • Experience and a relevant degree in a social services discipline
  • A sound understanding of community organisation management and service delivery
  • Curiosity and an innovative way of thinking
  • An ability to work with our other section managers to strengthen integrated service delivery to individuals and families
  • Proven experience in working with government and other agencies
  • Budget development and project management experience
  • Demonstrated a thorough understanding of communication in every sense with good communication skills (personal, presentation, media in all forms)
  • Ability to report succinctly and accurately
  • Staff management experience
  • An ability to develop rapport with a wide range of people
 

Find out more / apply

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

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.

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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Find out more / apply

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.

Sales & Marketing Coordinator – Dental

• Sales, advertising, promotions
• Dental Services
• 3 Practices across Auckland
• Full time role

The Fono Dental

About the role

If you have a genuine love of sales and want to show off your marketing skills this is the exciting new role in our growing wellbeing organisation this is the position for you. The Fono’s dental service offers patients exceptional quality at an affordable cost provided by great team of experienced and caring dental professionals (Dentists, Hygienist, Dental Assistants and Receptionists) working at our 3 Dental/Medical centres in the CBD – City, Henderson and Manurewa.


The Sales & Marketing Coordinator – Dental is to support the building of a strong, sustainable dental service by:

  • Carrying out well planned and executed business generation, development initiatives and projects to generate new and repeat business using:
    o Direct selling (corporate / community / other)
    o Electronic and standard media vehicles – social media activities
    o Promotions
    o Marketing collateral
  • Monitoring all key indicators and carrying out analysis
  • Reporting on activities and trends

 

About You

You may be early in your career out to impress or more experienced. In either case you will be motivated to deliver consistently effective sales and marketing programmes and practice support. You will have:

  • Proven innovative and entrepreneurial vision
  • A record of managing and developing a customer focused sales and marketing plan (including budgeting, forecasting, yield management and reporting)
  • Have demonstrated a thorough understanding of communication in every sense (personal, presentation, media in all forms)
  • Tertiary qualification and/or acceptable previous sales/marketing experience in the health sector or similar
  • Some understanding of the dental/health sector and developments within it
  • Proven project management experience
  • An ability to develop rapport with a wide range of people

 

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text SMD2 to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting SMD2 in the subject line.

Family Start Worker

• North Shore
• Exciting Family Work opportunity
• High needs families with newborns
• Join a great team making a real difference with Pacific and Migrant communities

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. This 40 hour per week position based in Northcote 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 FSN to 0212713333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – recruiter@aidmax.co.nz putting FSN in the subject line.

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

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