School Based GP (part-time) for a West Auckland Secondary School

Are you passionate about youth health? Are you motivated by improving health outcomes, increasing access to services and reducing inequalities for young people in the community?  

We have an exciting opportunity for a youth friendly General Practitioner to provide GP clinic for a 4 hour session per week in a DHB funded school in collaboration with the school nurses.

He kōrero mō mātou | About Us:
Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) based in Henderson committed to providing effective and efficient health services to the community. We are passionate about improving the
health outcomes for our communities and providing innovative community and primary health services across the Waitemata region with a focus on Māori, Pacific, tamariki, rangatahi, whānau and other high-needs

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role:
We seek a vocationally registered GP with a current practicing certificate. The ideal candidate will be trained in HEeADSSS and will be competent in the use of Medtech, MS Office Suite as well as excellent written and communication skills. This is a part time contractor position based in West Auckland.  

The GP role involves providing health services for adolescents in a WDHB funded school. The role requires working in collaboration with School Nurses, wider school pastoral teams, Nurses working in Alternative Education, Teen Parent Units and Kura Kaupapa and the wider team at the Youth Health Hub. Day of employment is negotiable for the right candidate in line with the service needs.

He kōrero mōu | About You:
The ideal candidate will be vocationally registered and passionate about delivering culturally informed interventions for Rangatahi and their whānau. You will need to be an excellent communicator, able to establish a good rapport with young people from diverse backgrounds, as well as sound clinical competence, and familiarity with using the HEeADSSS assessment tool. Great IT skills and proficient knowledge of Medtech desirable.

Ko tā mātou mahi | We Offer:
 Full orientation and induction
 Friendly and welcoming atmosphere
 Passionate and dedicated team

Me pēhea te tono | How To Apply:
If you think this is the role for you, please forward your CV and cover letter to   Closing date: Wednesday 13 December 2023. Please note the position may be filled prior to closing. You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

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