Our Health and Medical Academy is one of the first in the country, established in November 2020.It will provide employment pathways and professional development for over 150 people per annum into jobs across the Health and Medical sector in the Bay of Plenty. Not only that, but it will also emphasise the importance of home and community in Kiwi medicine.
The Academy is an extension of the Rangatahi Hub helping to direct rangatahi into becoming skilled healthcare workers.
The Academy prepares students with a hands-on learning style, offering a high-quality training programme that provides pathways into a number of areas.
The Health sector is the largest employment sector across the Bay of Plenty and provides significant career opportunities heading into the future.
Visit us at 132 McAlister Street, Whakatāne (next to the Nursing School, Awanuiārangi or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We welcome those that have been unemployed long-term or are looking for a new direction as a consequence of the pandemic
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.