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Te Whatu Ora - Hawke’s Bay Team Leader Position Available
Team Leader Play Specialist Vacancy No: HAW07325 Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini. Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.
60 hours per fortnight (0.75 FTE)
Are you looking for a new challenge in an amazing environment? Te Whatu Ora - Hawke’s Bay has a very rare permanent position for a new Team Leader of our Play Specialist team.
This role is suited to a self-motivated, experienced ECE Teacher with leadership experience. Preferably with health sector experience and knowledge. This is a permanent role, 60 hours per fortnight.
Piki Te Ora is a hospital-based service that provides care and education for children. A variety of support is provided for children and their families to manage their hospitalisation. This support includes therapeutic play and preparation and support for potentially stressful experiences. Piki Te Ora has a licensed play room and garden based on the paediatric ward. Play specialists can also engage with children at their bedside, playroom or elsewhere within the hospital.
The successful applicant will possess the following competencies:
Bachelor degree in Teaching (ECE)/Diploma in Teaching (ECE)
Current practising certificate and registration with the Teachers Council of NZ
HPS registration (or committed to becoming registered)
A high level of initiative and adaptability
Strong leadership skills, a team player who can work with the diverse qualities of the team.
Confident in MOE legislation and Methodology requirements
Ability to manage the Piki Te Ora budget and complete funding documentation.
IT skills, able to manage all computer requirements.
Located in the sunny Hawkes Bay we live in pure paradise. We are known for award-winning food and wine, outstanding architecture, and warm balmy days surrounded by magnificent landscape.
If this sounds like you, review the Position Profile and apply below!
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Māui, Hawke’s Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.
We are committed to delivering and living our Te Whatu Ora values of He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira – Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.
We are proud of our team’s diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.