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Advocate - Outreach Immunisation Services & Project and Change Support

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Job Listing Date
9 Jul 2019
Bay of Plenty, Tauranga
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Community Development

Advocate - Outreach Immunisation Services (0.6 FTE) & Project and Change Support (0.4 FTE)


WBOP PHO is a not-for-profit health care organisation focused on supporting and delivering community-based primary health care and wellness services to an enrolled population of 190,000+ people through 30 General Practices located in the Western Bay of Plenty and Whakatāne districts. WBOP PHO employs approx. 56 dedicated clinical, management and administrative staff.

WBOP PHO is a joint venture partnership between Ngai Te Rangi and Ngati Ranginui iwi together, and Western Bay of Plenty Providers Incorporated.

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and capable individual to join our dynamic General Practice Services Team as Advocate, Outreach Immunisation Services and Project and Change Support (1.0 FTE).  The role in based in the Tauranga office.

The primary purpose of the Advocacy role is to assist WBOPPHO and its General Practice network in achieving the National Health targets for immunisation through provision of information and support to our enrolled population on immunisation matters; provision of administrative support to the Outreach Immunisation Services (OIS); and supporting the vaccinators when providing outreach vaccination services, across our communities.

Within the context of the Project and Change Support role, the appointee will be required to work across a variety of projects and local initiatives that are aligned to our strategic objectives and organisational goals.

Reporting to the Manager, General Practice Services the successful appointee will have:

  • excellent planning and organisational skills and experience with a project team
  • experience of implementing and maintaining operational systems and processes
  • confidence in the collation and presentation of performance data
  • a commitment to Maori health equity
  • confident and effective communication ability
  • ability to work without supervision and plan and organise own work
  • a high level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Publisher

If you have a passion to be part of a Team delivering high quality and sustainable primary health care to our communities, please contact:

Debbie Pearson
Board Secretary

P:            (07) 577 3193

M:          PO Box 13225, 126 Eleventh Avenue, Tauranga



Applications close 5pm, Monday, 15 July 2019.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

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