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Te Puna Ora o Mātaatua is the leading regional Māori health and wellbeing provider in the country. Established in 1991, Te Puna Ora o Mātaatua delivers an integrated range of community health, general medical, homebased and social services within the Mātaatua rohe, mai ngā Kuri a Whārei ki Tihirau.

We are growing so much that we have established some much-needed support roles so that our kaimahi can continue to deliver high level services to our community. Our current workforce is made up of 70+ kaimahi, and another 600+ support workers.

A key focus for all of these roles is picking up on the work that the leadership team has been doing, and establishing frameworks and processes.

We are a close-knit work whānau, and the ability to form strong working relationships with your team, whānau, and community are really important to us.

For all of these roles, you will need to have:

  • A commitment to the principles of Te Ao Māori
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A genuine desire to achieve positive health outcomes for our people
  • Full driver’s license
  • Relevant qualification / experience
  • A general cultural alignment to kaupapa Māori service delivery.

Listings will be closed as they are filled.

To apply, please complete our Application for Employment form and then email your CV and cover letter to mahi@tpoom.co.nz.

For a confidential discussion about any of these roles, contact Tanira Raureti, HR Manager on 021 033 0020 or Tanira.raureti@tpoom.co.nz

Our Current Listings (Closing when filled)

Payroll Officer

Kaiārahi Utu Kaimahi

Full time, permanent

We need a super-efficient Payroll whiz to manage the payroll of our support workers and kaimahi. As a member of our finance team, you must have really sound payroll knowledge, strong understanding of payroll legislation, and be computer savvy. Experience with Datacom would be a bonus.

Apply here

Project Manager, Infrastructure - Contractor

Kaiarataki Ratonga Ipurangi

Full time for 6 months

We are implementing not one, but three systems across our organisation over the next six months. We are looking for a strong communicator, who is experienced in the back-end of system implementation. If you have a strong IT background and you’re up for a challenge, then this could be the project for you.

Apply here


Rangatahi Navigator

2-3 days per week, permanent

The Tū Māia Rangatahi Hub is an integrated wrap-around service for rangatahi between 16-24 years of age. We focus on building confidence to further the aspirations of our rangatahi. First and foremost, we’re looking for someone who is exceptional with rangatahi. Being confident and happy to lead 1:1 and group discussions is important too, as well as experience working within the Whānau Ora model.

Apply here

Executive Administrator

Kaiāwhina Manawhakahaere

Full time, permanent

This role has been created to provide high-level administration support predominantly to our Deputy Chief Executive, COO and CFO; three extremely busy people. These Execs are highly self-sufficient, so we need someone who can adapt to each of their styles of working, who can demonstrate their experience managing confidentiality, boundaries, and meeting deadlines (both yours and the Execs you’re supporting), all while aligning to the principles of Te Ao Māori into your everyday mahi. A tall order, but an exciting one for someone with the right skills and experience.

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Policy Writer

Kaituhi Kaupapahere

Full time, Permanent

With growth, comes policies. As our policy writer, your job will be to ensure we have the right policies to keep our organisation and our staff safe. To educate our kaimahi about the policies, and to ensure we have the necessary policies in place to meet our contractual requirements. You will be called on to analyse and interpret policy changes from Wellington, and provide advice and recommendations to senior management.

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Kai Mata Ora

Full time, Permanent

Our Counselling team provides a full range of mental health and addiction services that are community based, helping whanau to heal with a whanau ora approach. Using your knowledge of kaupapa Māori and clinical frameworks, you will be joining an awesome team that is dedicated to working alongside individuals, groups, and whanau to change from a cycle of constant hurt, blaming, denial and trauma. Part of the role will be facilitating wānanga, one-on-one or in group settings, at our therapy space or out in the taiāo – it’s all about what works for you and our whānau.

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Finance 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 Manager.

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

The Finance 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.

The position will be closed when filled.

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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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