Health Promoter - National Bowel Screening Programme

Full time
Expires in: 9 days

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Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Surgical & Perioperative Services

Achieving the best health outcomes for Northland communities starts with expecting the best from ourselves. We ensure every member of our team has the opportunity to develop, grow and stay inspired. Here, you can make an impact on your community and on your own professional development – all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.

Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

About the role

If you're looking for the right opportunity to be a part of a positive, healthy change, then we're looking for you. Right now, we have an opportunity for a Heath Promoter to join the Northland Bowel Screening Programme in Whangarei.

The position of Health Promoter – Bowel Screening Programme encompasses the following major functions or key result areas:

  • Working in conjunction with the Health Promotion Lead to promote the Northland Bowel Screening Programme across the region, with a strong focus on the Māori, Pacific, and low socioeconomic populations to ensure equitable participation
  • Implementation of effective health promotion strategies and activities targeted to priority populations and low socio-economic populations to ensure equitable participation.
  • Develop initiatives to connect with priority populations across Te Tai Tokerau and provide assistance and support to them to participate in the NDHB NBSP programme
  • Establish and maintain relationships with Māori health providers, iwi and community organisations to find opportunities for building awareness of the programme
  • Work closely with the programme team to continually improve the programme,
  • Increase participant satisfaction and participation through promotion and Outreach activities

Key requirements

  • Has completed, or is completing, a health promotion or relevant tertiary qualification, or has proven experience in a health promotion/community work role
  • Knowledge and experience in the health sector, preferably primary or secondary settings
  • Experience organising/providing for the cultural support needs of Māori and Pacific people using health services
  • Planning, organizing and evaluating health promotion events for the Māori and Pacific  communities
    • Designing and delivering presentations and activities to inform groups about health services

This is a permanent full-time position working 40 hours per week.


  • Attractive Salary
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Interesting and wide variety of work involved to keep you engaged and motivated
  • Plenty of professional development opportunities
  • Be a part of a dynamic and supportive team environment

A career with Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation


Vacancy No: AD23-126

Closes:  17 December 2023