Community Connector Role

Full time - 40 hours


He kōrero mō mātou | About Us:

Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is a Māori Provider Partner committed to providing effective and efficient health services. We are passionate about improving health outcomes in the Waitematā and Auckland district by delivering free, accessible, innovative community and primary health services focusing on Māori, Pacific, tamariki, rangatahi, whānau and other high-needs populations

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role:

We are recruiting for a Community Connector, to support our whānau and vulnerable communities. This important role will be responsible for providing direct support and advice to whānau, connecting our community with information, knowledge, and access to a range of community services and resources.  This full time role will be primarily based in Henderson.   The Community Connector will work with Government and community-based stakeholders, ensuring that the diverse and individual needs of whānau can be met. You will navigate whānau to various services available whilst taking a Hauora approach.

He kōrero mōu | About You:

The ideal candidate will have a sound understanding of the Health and Social Sector, in particular understanding the practice of NGO’s working within the community sector. You will have a passion for working with our most vulnerable, thrive on whānau engagement and have experience developing strong relationships with community stakeholders.  

What you'll bring to the role:

  • Experienced community worker with solid networking experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Government and community organisations and how to access them
  • Ability to proactively engage with communities, networks, and whānau to address priority health and wellbeing concerns
  • Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and communicate with a wide cross-section of people
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion in all work 
  • Personal attributes – passionate, energetic, committed, dependable


Ko tā mātou mahi | We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing support for training and professional development
  • Full orientation and induction
  • Friendly and welcoming atmosphere
  • Passionate and dedicated team
  • Social Club

Tikanga haumaru | Safety Checking:

Te Puna Manawa is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. Safety checking for employment will be required for this role.

Me pēhea te tono | How to Apply:

If you think this is the role for you, please forward your CV, cover letter to  today. 

For a job description - please click here.

Closing date: 21 June 2024 – 5pm

Please note this role may be filled prior to the closing date, should a suitable applicant be found.

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

Te Puna Manawa is committed to a fair recruitment process in accordance with equal employment opportunity principles.