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Kaitohutohu Ahurea (Cultural Advisor)

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Job Listing Date
7 Jun 2019
Location
Wellington, Wellington Central
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Education & Training, Research & Fellowships
Kaitohutohu Ahurea (Cultural Advisor)
  • 12 month Fixed-Term role
  • 20 hours per week
  • Newly created role

    The Role

    The Kaitohutohu Ahurea will assist the RACP to meet its obligations to tangata whenua under Te Tiriti ō Waitangi, deliver on its responsibilities under the RACP’s ISF, and achieve the agreed cultural outputs in the 2019 -20 New Zealand Committee work plan.

    Specifically, this role will ensure that mātauranga Māori and tikanga are incorporated in a proficient, connected and respectful manner across the diverse work streams and activities of the College. The role will;

    Work with staff and Committee members to support the development and delivery of Aotearoa New Zealand Committee and Māori Health Committee workplan and strategic initiatives, including key deliverables regarding the Aotearoa New Zealand identity within a trans-Tasman College and the Māori Health Hui.

  • Work with staff and relevant members to implement Indigenous Strategic Framework initiatives and strategy in Aotearoa New Zealand and ensure the inclusion of te ao Māori is embedded in the development of projects undertaken in Australia which impacts Aotearoa New Zealand members.
  • Provide te ao Māori strategic and cultural engagement, support and advice to RACP committees, particularly Aotearoa New Zealand based Committees
  • Provide advice, guidance and tautoko to Members and staff to ensure that major College events incorporate tikanga Māori appropriately.
  • Work with relevant College staff in both Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia to build and/or strengthen relationships with Te ORA, the Māori Health Directorate at the Ministry of Health, Māori engagement advisors at other Colleges, the Health Quality and Safety Commission’s Equity Hub initiative, and Te ORA Advisory Group.
  • Provide a professional face for the organisation when working with other organisations and stakeholders
     

The Successful Candidate

To be successful in this role, you will need;

  • Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti ō Waitangi and te reo Māori
  • Knowledge and understanding of Māori health issues, health inequities and colonial trauma
  • Ability to navigate confidently in both te ao Māori and te ao Pākehā
  • Experience in designing, delivering and completing projects in a health or social services related environment, particularly Māori health or social services
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment
  • Ability to build positive and constructive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in provision of advice and specialised information to committees and management
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office

Working Together as One

In return for your commitment the College offers you the chance to join a prestigious international organisation. As an educational body, the College encourages its employees to continue their education through our professional development funds and internal training opportunities. Employees of the College also receive access to a range of benefits, including additional paid leave between Christmas and New Year and exclusive employee discounts

To apply, please send your resume and short cover letter addressing the criteria listed under “The Successful Candidate” section by 14 July 2019

For the position description, visit www.racp.edu.au/about/careers-at-racp

For any further information, please Email: recruitment@racp.edu.au

About the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP):

The RACP trains, educates and advocates on behalf of 15,570 physicians and 7,000 trainees across Australia and New Zealand.

The College represents a broad range of medical specialties including general medicine, paediatrics and child health, cardiology, respiratory medicine, neurology, oncology, public health medicine, occupational and environmental medicine, palliative medicine, sexual health medicine, rehabilitation medicine, geriatric medicine and addiction medicine. Beyond the drive for medical excellence, the RACP is committed to developing health and social policies which bring vital improvements to the wellbeing of patients.

www.racp.edu.au

No agencies please | The RACP is an equal opportunity employer

  • 12 month Fixed-Term role
  • 20 hours per week
  • Newly created role

    The Role

    The Kaitohutohu Ahurea will assist the RACP to meet its obligations to tangata whenua under Te Tiriti ō Waitangi, deliver on its responsibilities under the RACP’s ISF, and achieve the agreed cultural outputs in the 2019 -20 New Zealand Committee work plan.

    Specifically, this role will ensure that mātauranga Māori and tikanga are incorporated in a proficient, connected and respectful manner across the diverse work streams and activities of the College. The role will;

    Work with staff and Committee members to support the development and delivery of Aotearoa New Zealand Committee and Māori Health Committee workplan and strategic initiatives, including key deliverables regarding the Aotearoa New Zealand identity within a trans-Tasman College and the Māori Health Hui.

  • Work with staff and relevant members to implement Indigenous Strategic Framework initiatives and strategy in Aotearoa New Zealand and ensure the inclusion of te ao Māori is embedded in the development of projects undertaken in Australia which impacts Aotearoa New Zealand members.
  • Provide te ao Māori strategic and cultural engagement, support and advice to RACP committees, particularly Aotearoa New Zealand based Committees
  • Provide advice, guidance and tautoko to Members and staff to ensure that major College events incorporate tikanga Māori appropriately.
  • Work with relevant College staff in both Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia to build and/or strengthen relationships with Te ORA, the Māori Health Directorate at the Ministry of Health, Māori engagement advisors at other Colleges, the Health Quality and Safety Commission’s Equity Hub initiative, and Te ORA Advisory Group.
  • Provide a professional face for the organisation when working with other organisations and stakeholders
     

The Successful Candidate

To be successful in this role, you will need;

  • Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti ō Waitangi and te reo Māori
  • Knowledge and understanding of Māori health issues, health inequities and colonial trauma
  • Ability to navigate confidently in both te ao Māori and te ao Pākehā
  • Experience in designing, delivering and completing projects in a health or social services related environment, particularly Māori health or social services
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment
  • Ability to build positive and constructive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in provision of advice and specialised information to committees and management
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Office

Working Together as One

In return for your commitment the College offers you the chance to join a prestigious international organisation. As an educational body, the College encourages its employees to continue their education through our professional development funds and internal training opportunities. Employees of the College also receive access to a range of benefits, including additional paid leave between Christmas and New Year and exclusive employee discounts

To apply, please send your resume and short cover letter addressing the criteria listed under “The Successful Candidate” section by 14 July 2019

For the position description, visit www.racp.edu.au/about/careers-at-racp

For any further information, please Email: recruitment@racp.edu.au

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