The Fono

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GP West

Experienced (Fellow) is sought for the foremost Pacific health provider - the Fono.  Based in our collegial Henderson Cornerstone practice.  Full time or days and hours to suit.  Employee or contract. 

More information / apply: 

To find out more about this position, call or text GPH to Anthony 027 272 3388 to discuss options or email your details to

Vocational Tutor

- Qualified Tutor
- OCA - The leading Pacific PTE
- Auckland – Airport District

About the role:

If you have been working as a tutor in a construction/vocational setting 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 2 Tutor positions available now at the Oceania Career Academy for programmes preparing students for employment in the construction trades along with assessor duties.

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. Located in the Airport Oaks Training Precinct. 40 hours per week – salaried position.

About you:

We are looking for someone with the vision, skills, and teaching qualifications (NZCALNE) 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
  • Provide pastoral support to students necessary to ensure their retention and success
  • Actively engage with schools and also other 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

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text OCATM to 021 271 3333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details –

Closes 5pm Mon 26 August 2019

Non-Violence Programme Facilitator (P/T)

- Part-time mainly evenings  
- Key behaviour change role
- Working with Courts / Corrections
- Special opportunity at leading Pacific wellbeing innovator

About the role

If you are an approved NVP Facilitator wanting to work with the organisation setting new standards for Pacific wellbeing this is the role for you. Become one of our facilitators delivering Non-Violence Programmes for Pacific people who have been referred by the Courts (Justice) or Probation (Corrections). Non-violence programmes are designed for people who perpetrate domestic violence and the NVP Facilitator may also be contracted to complete non-violence assessments for the purpose of determining risk and matching clients to the most suitable programme.

About you

To succeed in the position you will be an Approved and experienced NVP Facilitator and have the ability to

• Be an effective communicator with skills in o Empathy and understanding o Building rapport

• Work with a range of Pacific clients with varied needs from diverse social and cultural groups

• Set the example for mutual respect between facilitators and non-violence behaviours

• Model assertiveness and mutual respect with participants

• Plan and design programme beginnings, processes and closure

• Ensure professional and personal boundaries are clearly maintained

These roles generally are contract positions but other arrangements could be considered.

More information / apply

For an application form, job description email or text NVPF and your email to 021 271 3333 or call Anthony on 0272723388. 

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4 Auckland Cornerstone accredited primary health practices. The Fono foremost Pacific health and social services organisation – Call or text GPL to Anthony on 0272723388 or email

Oral Health Therapist

- 3 days a week – contract
- Auckland CBD 
- Growing Community Dental Service

About the role

This contract opportunity in our busy three surgery City practice will provide the right person with an opportunity to really make a difference in a community dental practice work three.  Located in the CBD handy to public transport.   We are initially looking for an Oral Health Therapist to provide services 3 days a week (8 hours a day Mon/Fri/Sat) with daily times to suit patients and the contractor.  There may be future opportunities to work further weekdays at our Henderson practice for someone wanting more work.  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 contribute to the community while developing their career further

• Is keen to join a team developing fresh approaches to oral health

Find out more / apply 

To find out more about this position phone Anthony on 027 2723388 or for an application form / job description email or call or text OHT and your email to 021 271 3333

Dental Assistant

- Experienced Dental Assistant
- Proven customer service expertise  
- Opportunities for clinical development 
- Thriving Community Dental / Medical Practice

About the role:

Become a member of the enthusiastic dental team at our busy Three Chair Central City practice. Your role will primarily be as a chairside dental assistant but you will be expected to work as a dental receptionist when required. The position is 40 hours a week, currently between 8.30-5pm Tues-Fri. Expansion may mean the range of hours may be between 7.30 am – 7pm including Saturday clinics in future. Note: you will not be required to work more than 40 hours per week.

Easily accessible by public transport the practice is at 33 Wyndham St City. It combines dental services with a primary health practice.

About you:

What you will need for this position is:

  • Experienced Dental Assistant
  • Proven customer service expertise
  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities when confronted with unexpected challenges
  • Be a hard-working and supportive team member
  • Possess excellent oral and face-to-face communication skills
  • Computer competency in Exact

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description email or text DARC and your email address to 0212713333 or call Anthony on 0272723388

Practice Nurse - RN

- City or Henderson
- Great team - well supported 
- Growing Health and Social Services leader 

About the role:

An exciting opportunity to join The Fono – New Zealand's foremost Pacific health and social services organisation at our practice in either the City (St Patricks Square) or Henderson.

This Registered Nurse (to cover parental leave) 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.

Our city patient population is representative of vibrant central Auckland. In Henderson our patient population is predominantly Pacific. In both practices you will enjoy being part of a wider practice team that as well as GPs and nurses includes a dental group and growing involvement in public health and social services.

About you:

If you are looking for an opportunity to make your mark with the leading Pacific 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
  • Enjoys being part of the broad culture of Auckland and its peoples

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description respond to this advertisement and send your details to or text RNCH to 0212713333 with your email or for further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388

Sales & Marketing Coordinator

- A marketing innovator
- Versatile and energetic
- Genuine love of sales

About the role

This is the opportunity to get your career in sales and marketing really humming with the leading Pasifika health, social services and educational group In New Zealand – The Fono. Reporting to the Marketing and Communications Manager, you will have lots of chances to use your talents. These are just some of the activities you will be involved in at The Fono and its education unit the Oceania Career Academy:

·         Planning marketing and direct sales campaigns

·         Carrying out coordinated activities across the spectrum

·         Writing for all media – including radio, newsletters and on-line social media

·         Working with community groups, business and Pasifika agencies

·         Developing presentations and presenting them

·         Web based action

·         Event management

About you

We are looking for someone with the vision, skills and enthusiasm to really want to make a difference in Pasifika health, social services and educating our young people. You will have already decided you want to do more than just focus on one or two aspects of the marketing and sales mix. You want to show your versatility and innovative thinking across a range media, sales and promotional tools. Here’s your check list:

·         Knows how to plan and budget

·         Is creative

·         Can write well

·         Knows how to do knockout presentations

·         Loves making sales (recruiting patients, clients and students for The Fono and OCA)

·         Can manage diverse activities (have a few balls in the air)

·         Understands Pasifika cultures and protocols

Find out more / apply

For an application form, job description or further details contact Anthony 027 272 3388 or text SMTF to 021 271 3333 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details –