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Childhood Immunisation Coordinator

Ngā Mataapuna Oranga Ltd is a Primary Health Organisation and a Whānau Ora Collective promoting whānau health, wellbeing and workforce development in the Bay of Plenty region.  Our Kaupapa is to improve the wellbeing of whānau through an accessible and affordable Māori health service available to all.
Ngā Mataapuna Oranga Ltd is a member of the Bay of Plenty Immunisation Collective along with Eastern Bay of Plenty Primary Health Alliance and BOPDHB Community Health 4 Kids.  The Bay of Plenty Immunisation Collective is responsible for delivering the new Immunisation Service Delivery Model to improve immunisation rates for 0-5 year-olds across the BOPDHB region.

Ngā Mataapuna Oranga Ltd is seeking a Childhood Immunisation Coordinator (Community Health Worker) to work as part of the Collective.  This is a full time (40 hours per week) fixed term (1 year) position based at Ngā Mataapuna Oranga Ltd, Tauranga.

The key responsibilities are to:

• Work in collaboration with the BOP Immunisation Collective and other agencies to improve immunisation rates for 0-5 year olds;
• Lead and motivate teams to ensure Ministry of Health (MOH) immunisation health targets are being achieved;
• Provide clinical and professional oversight, advice and support to immunisation providers;
• Positively promote the benefits of immunisation to providers and the public;
• Support Providers to achieve and maintain a quality immunisation service and Cold Chain Accreditation (CCA).
The ideal applicant will:
• Have exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills, being able to communicate appropriately with clients, health professionals and business managers;
• Have experience working closely with health providers and General Practice managers and practitioners;
• Be proficient in delivering training;
• Have knowledge and appreciation of Te Ao Māori.

The successful candidate must be a Registered Nurse with a current Practicing Certificate, with a minimum of 2 years’ post-graduate clinical experience in primary care and/or community health. The successful candidate must be an authorised vaccinator.  A full clean driver’s licence is essential.  If the successful candidate is not a workplace assessor, they will need to undertake training as part of the role.

Ngā Mataapuna Oranga is a smoke free environment and is committed to a Smokefree Aotearoa 2025.
Please forward your application form, current CV and cover letter to: hello@nmo.org.nz

Applications for this position close 4:30pm, Friday 14th July 2017
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