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MATUA

 

Are you well versed in Pacific cultural best practice? Can you speak a Pasifika language fluently? Are you experienced and knowledgeable in providing wellbeing support for Pasifika people?

Whanau ora navigator

 

Engage and walk alongside Pasifika families in their journey towards identifying and achieving their dreams and aspirations.

The work is exciting and rewarding and there is space to be creative and innovative.

ADMINISTRATOR

Are you looking for fulfilling work that will help support Pasifika families and children? If you are we want to offer you an opportunity to join our team so that together we can make a difference in the lives of the Pacific community.

Here's what our staff say about working for US!

"I love working at Fonua Ola, here I can really make a difference"

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"Coming to work everyday is a joy, we have amazing staff who are dedicated, passionate and professional"

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"Fonua has amazing career growth opportunities which teaches staff to let them lead the way"

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Matua

Pasifika Primary Mental Health and Addictions Service

 

Talofa lava, Malo e lelei, Kia Orana, Fakatalofa atu, Taloha ni, Bula vinaka. Are you well versed in Pacific cultural best practice? Can you speak a Pasifika language fluently? Are you experienced and knowledgeable in providing wellbeing support for Pasifika people?

We want to offer you an opportunity to join our growing team of expert wellbeing practitioners who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the Pasifika community.

You must be able to work in a holistic wraparound service environment and be committed to continuous service delivery and improvement.

 

We are looking for Matua who can provide cultural leadership and support to the organisation and to the people who use our service.

 

The Matua's main purpose is to:

  • Implement the vision and mission of the Trust

  • Deliver and affirm Pasifika cultural best practice in the delivery of quality services to our Pasifika community.

  • Provide organizational leadership and support  reflecting the integrity, mana and cultural safety of all Pasifika clients, family, caregivers and staff.

  • Build and maintain functional relationships with government agencies, Pasifika groups, organizations and community.

  • Promote educational learning and training to enhance cultural competencies and knowledge.

 

Successful candidates need to:

  • Have in-depth cultural knowledge in Pacific language, customs and spirituality.

  • Be confident in speaking in a traditional Pacific language in public forums providing Pasifika welcomes, lotu, support and talanoa.

  • Have Matua, Matai or Chief Leadership status in the Pasifika community.

  • Demonstrate an ability to apply Pacific and health models and concepts in assessment and case management working with clients to address distress and build resilience.

  • preferably have a formal qualification in Health or Mental Health or addictions or community development.

  • Matua will be supported in their roles, be provided with a mobile phone and laptop, have annual practicing certificate fees paid on their behalf (where appropriate) and be offered ongoing professional development.

 

If this sounds like you we'd like to meet you. Apply today!

Closing Date

5pm Friday 19 August 2022

Apply online and send us your Cover letter and CV.

The position is fixed term to 30 June 2023.

For further details please contact:

Ailaoa Aoina

Mobile: 027 226 1594

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Whanau Ora Navigator

Pacific Families and Children

Do you have experience as a Community Support Worker or Social Worker? Can you speak a Pacific Language? Are you passionate about working with vulnerable Pacific families?

We want to offer you the opportunity to join our growing team who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of the Pacific community.  

The work is exciting and rewarding, there is space to be creative and innovative and we have one full-time position (40 hours a week) and one part-time position (20 hours a week) available.

 

The Whanau Ora Navigator's main function is to;

  • Implement the vision and mission of Fonua Ola

  • Work in collaboration with Fonua Ola services, government agencies and community to provide holistic support to vulnerable Pacific families.

  • Engage with families to help in assessing their situations, identifying their goals and putting support in place to achieve their dreams and aspirations.

  • Walk alongside families in their journey while utilising best practice and strengths based support at all times.

  • Build strong rapport with Pacific people and their families and use Pacific language and culturally appropriate approaches when working with Pacific families

  • Have good self-management, communication and time management abilities and work well and effectively within a team.

  • Demonstrate good case noting, computer, reporting skills, meeting key performance indicators and deadlines.

 

The successful candidates will receive training and support for their roles, be provided with a mobile phone and laptop, be supported with their professional membership fees paid if applicable and be offered ongoing professional development.

If this sounds like you we'd like to meet you. Apply today!

Closing Date

5pm Friday 12 August 2022

Apply online and send us your Cover letter and CV.

For further details please contact:

Brenda Simmons

Mobile: 027 522 7475

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Administrator

Pacific Families and Children

Are you an experienced Administrator? Can you speak a Pasifika language? Are you passionate about working with Pasifika people?

Fonua Ola is expanding and the role of the Administrator is to support our Health and Social Services work from our Mount Albert office. 

Are you looking for fulfilling work that will help support Pasifika families and children? If you are we want to offer you an opportunity to join our team so that together we can make a difference in the lives of the Pacific community.

You must be able to work in a holistic service environment and be committed to continuous service delivery and improvement.

We are looking for a full-time Administrator who can draw on their experience.

 

The Administrator's main function is to:

  • Welcome, greet and direct visitors to the office.

  • Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls to staff.

  • Manage client enquiries including via telephone, email and website.

  • Respond to staff, client and supplier email enquiries.

  • Make vehicle bookings for the company fleet.

  • Monitor filing and enter data from referrals, forms and evaluations into the company databases.

  • Order and replenish office supplies, stationery and equipment.

  • Take minutes for staff and case management meetings.

  • Provide administration support to staff as needed.

  • Order catering and set up for meetings, events & workshops as required.

  • Maintain a clean, safe and tidy reception and kitchen area for staff and clients.

Successful candidates will:

  • Be familiar with Microsoft Office including email, Excel and Word.

  • Preferably have an administration qualification.

  • Have a minimum of 1 year's experience.

  • Have good planning and organisational skills.

  • Hold a good knowledge of administration policies, systems and procedures.

  • Knowledge of Flexitime payroll and Xero accounting an advantage

  • Have a full clean, current driver's license.

 

If you're successful we'll support you in your role and provide you with a mobile phone and laptop as well as further training and professional development.

If this sounds like you we'd like to meet you. Apply today! 

Closing Date

5pm Friday 12 August 2022

Apply online and send us your Cover letter and CV.

For further details please contact:

Brenda Simmons

Mobile: 027 522 7475

VISION:
Thriving Pasifika Families

MISSION:
Fonua Ola supports Pasifika families to be safe and well for a better future