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A little over four years ago, our organisation had a total of 16 staff. Before the end of 2020, we will have over 70, supported by an additional 600 support workers around the region.
Te Puna Ora o Mataatua is now the largest regional Māori provider across the country. We are on the frontlines of innovation, equity and intergenerational transformation. Nothing is insurmountable. Come and join us.

Housing Co-ordinator / Kainga Ora

We are now inviting applications for the position of Kainga Ora / Regional Kai Governance Co-ordinator.

This role is made up of three components:

  • Housing repairs – 2 days a week (0.4 FTE)
  • Kainga ora – 1 day a week (0.2 FTE)
  • Regional kai governance – 1 day a week (0.2 FTE)

For the housing / kainga ora component of the role, the main areas of focus are to develop whānau-led housing repair plans, draft reports for the funders, and assist the organisation to provide essential housing repairs. In terms of regional kai governance, this role is responsible for establishing work streams to identify practices and gaps among schools and other agencies in relation to kai.

This role is permanent, 30 hours per week (0.8 FTE) and is based in our offices located in Kopeopeo, Whakatāne.

The successful applicant will join a busy team of dedicated professionals.

You will need to have the following skills:

  • Strong analytical and time management skills
  • Experience in project management
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Knowledge of te reo and tikanga Māori.

You can read the job description here.

To apply, please download this application form and send it with your CV to mahi@tpoom.co.nz by Friday, 9 April 2021.

For a confidential discussion about this position, contact Tanira Raureti, HR Manager on 021 033 0020.

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Manager, Integration Services

The main focus of our Integration Service is to create cohesive processes and communications within Te Puna Ora o Mātaatua to ensure a true, effective and efficient wrap-around service for our whānau.

We are inviting applications for the role of Manager, Integration Services.

The Manager, Integration Services will be responsible for the implementation of the new Ara Whanui system, a user-friendly CMS. As this will be a large component of the role, we are looking for someone with strong project management experience, experience working with a CMS, and outstanding communication skills.

You will also lead a team of four, working across our housing, kai and rangatahi contracts, and be a member of the Senior Management Group at Te Puna Ora o Mātaatua.

This role is fixed term for 10 months, full-time (1.0 FTE) and is based in our offices located in Kopeopeo, Whakatāne.

You will need to have the following skills:

  • 3 – 5 years project management experience
  • The ability to network and quickly form a rapport with staff and external agencies
  • Staff management
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of te reo and tikanga Maori.

You can read the job description here.

Please download this application form and send it with your CV to mahi@tpoom.co.nz by Friday, 9 April 2021.

For a confidential discussion about this position, contact Tanira Raureti, HR Manager on 021 033 0020.

Email your application

Finance & Office Manager

Our Finance and Admin Team manages the finances of over 16 different contracts from a range of government agencies and a payroll of over 600 support workers. The team is also part of national negotiations around equity formulas that will impact Māori across the country.

We are inviting applications for the role of Finance & Office Manager.

The role is permanent full-time (1.0 FTE) and is based in the offices located in Kopeopeo, Whakatāne.

The Finance and Office Manager will lead a team to provide administration, financial, and management accounting services across our growing service. You will also be a member of the senior management team, responsible for leading the direction of the organisation alongside the executive leadership team.

Working closely with the CFO, this role will primarily focus on:

  • Timely and accurate reporting internally, to our board and to meet external requirements
  • Managing the Payroll function for over 600 staff
  • Maintaining and developing finance and administrative processes
  • Understanding our cashflow and monitoring timely payments and receipts
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills and knowledge of te reo and tikanga Māori is also important.

CA certification is ideal, and with two Chartered Accountants in our executive leadership team, if you had aspirations of achieving your CAs, you would be well supported.

Proven management experience is essential together with attention to detail and accuracy, great communication and relationship building skills, and strong leadership abilities.

Click here to see the job description.

To apply, or for a confidential discussion, contact Tanira Raureti, HR Manager on 021 033 0020 or tanira.raureti@tpoom.co.nz. To apply, please send your CV to mahi@tpoom.co.nz by Thursday, 1 April 2021.

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Vaccinators

We are inviting expressions of interest from healthcare professionals with vaccination in their scope of practice to help us with our COVID-19 vaccination programme.

You will based in Whakatane but your mahi will take you throughout the rohe with our Mobile Site Testing team.

Working as a contractor, you will have the ability and flexibility to work the hours that suit you.

You will need to have the following:

  • Relevant healthcare qualification
  • Current vaccinator certification and training (Covid-19 training is not essential, as this can be provided)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of te reo and tikanga Maori

Covid-19 vaccination training will be provided.

Reduce the impact of COVID-19 in our hāpori, and apply to join our team.

To express your interest, please email mahi@tpoom.co.nz or for more information, feel free to contact Tanira Raureti (HR Manager) on 021 033 0020.

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Support Workers

We often have vacancies come up for exceptional support workers. Support work jobs are with our ACC and Homebased teams and can involve a range of hours and tasks from personal cares to housework and cooking.

You need to be reliable, flexible, good at communication and most importantly a friendly and caring person who will take good care of our clients.

The ideal applicants MUST have:

· The ability to work alternative weekend hours

· A Drivers Licence and reliable vehicle/transport

· Good communication skills with young and elderly


Preference will be given to those with:

· Previous experience in Home Based Support Services

· Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (or willing to work towards this)

However, attitude, people skills and a willingness to learn are the most important qualities for an applicant.

Successful Applicants will receive telephone assessment by one of our Service Coordinators for ACC clients.

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