Our Health and Medical Academy is one of the first in the country, established in November 2020.
It will provide employment pathways for over 150 people per annum into jobs across the Health and Medical sector in the Bay of Plenty.
The Academy is an extension of the Rangatahi Hub.
The Academy provides pathways into the following employment areas:
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We welcome those that have been unemployed long-term or are looking for a new direction as a consequence of COVID-19.
For every individual, a customised plan is designed from a whānau ora approach.
The plan allows individuals to receive a range of integrated services including driving lessons, medical check-ups, counselling and addiction interventions, nutrition plans, mana tangata workshops, IT and financial workshops to name a few.
Each individual is enrolled in our employment program, depending on the chosen employment pathway, to up-skill. This can include work-experience placements.
Depending on the chosen employment pathway, individuals are place directly into jobs or placed in tertiary courses to gain the right qualification.
The Health sector is the largest employment sector across the Bay of Plenty and provides significant career opportunities heading into the future.