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The Ngāti Hine Health Trust is a Charitable Trust and has offices spread throughout the North with primary offices in Kawakawa and Whangarei. The Trust has served the Northland community for many years and is a major Northland employer delivering high quality health and disability, social, educational, youth and broadcasting services from Whangarei and throughout Northland

We have the following vacancy available within Te Hononga Hou Mental Health and Addiction services that works towards strengthening connections, supporting resilience and promoting recovery.

Vacancy 093/2020: Community Support Worker, He Waka Toki Project, Te Hononga Hou Mental Health & Addictions services – Bay of Islands area – (0.5 Fte / 20 hours per week)

The successful applicant will provide support services for our whanau within the He Waka Toki project that works towards reducing the harm of methamphetamine and other drug use to individuals, whānau and the social fabric of small communities with the long-term goal to build community resilience.

This part time role (20 hours per week) will assist in providing support for existing and rehabilitated users of methamphetamine (and other illicit substances and/or addictions) based at a ‘drop in hub’ initially in Kawakawa, and later extending to virtual ‘drop in’ hubs to outlying communities.  Programmes and activities are kaupapa Māori based.  This role will also involve supporting both 1-1 and group facilitation sessions.

Applications are welcomed from those who share our passion and commitment to supporting whanau to achieve optimal health and wellbeing.

This vacancy closes at 4.00pm on 25 September 2020

Application documentation is available on the NHHT website or by emailing

Please note applicants for this position must have the right to work in New Zealand and complete a police vetting form.

Completed applications with a CV, cover letter, 2x verified ID and relevant qualifications attached can be emailed to  or sent to Ngati Hine Health Trust, PO Box 1127 Whangarei 0140 in a sealed envelope marked “Application for vacancy”

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