Mauria mai o matauranga mo te oranga o te tangata

We are a Kaupapa Maori mental health and addictions provider who is committed to helping individuals and whanau toward wellness through the delivery of Integrated Tikanga Māori services.

Our commitment is to improve the wellbeing of people in the community. We believe in nurturing wellbeing of people through the mana enhancing practice of Wairuatanga, Whanaungatanga, Manaakitanga, Kaitiakitanga, Rangatiratanga, Matauranga, Mahi Ngatahi and Te Ahi Kaa Roa.

If you want to be part of a great team who are Whānau focused and you are open to learn more about how we apply our service delivery model kaupapa Herenga into our everyday mahi, then we encourage you to check out our current vacancies below;

Some reasons to join our team, we provide a; 

  • unique work culture – Working together to convert passion into action
  • challenge of meaningful work that makes a sustainable impact on people’s lives
  • great benefits package including life insurance and revitalization days
  • wellbeing program - work-life balance and healthy initiatives 
  • friendly workplace 
  • training program and opportunities for on-the-job training
  • work vehicles and IT devices available 

COVID-19 Vaccination:

Mahitahi Trust is covered under the Covid-19 Public health response (Vaccinations) order 2021; therefore, all of our workers are mandated to be fully vaccinated and any additional vaccines as stated in future amendments of this order. This means due to the nature of the work undertaken by our organisation and our contractual requirements, should you wish to apply for roles within our organisation and pursue employment with us, you will be required to be fully vaccinated.

Te huarahi tono - How to apply 

To apply download an application for employment form and position description for the position you are interested in. If you want to apply, email your current resume, cover letter and the completed application for employment form to vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz 

For more information about any of the roles listed below, email vacancies@mahitahi.co.nz or call the Human Resource Officer, Esther Ka on 09 262-4533. 

Note: All positions will be advertised until filled.

26 August 2022 17:00

Kaihapai a Rohe | Community Support Workers - Adult & Youth roles

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 210927 CSW
Applications close on: Fri 26 Aug 2022 at 5pm.

Looking for an opportunity to work with Whanau Whaiora and help assist them to realise their potential


Te mahi tūranga - About the role

The Support Worker will play a vital role and will help facilitate positive decision making within a team environment by working alongside Whanau Whaiora to achieve their desired wellbeing outcomes. You will work within a multidisciplinary team and utilise our model of care to enhance the lives of Whanau Whaiora.

This role falls under the Pay Equity Settlement for Mental Health Support Workers.

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

  • A passion for working with people to achieve their aspirations
  • Practical skills and experience working with whanau whaiora
  • Ability to work with a caseload and liaise with community agencies
  • An awareness of Tikanga Maori practices
  • Ability to write case notes and intermediate computer skills
  • Enjoy working collaboratively with various stakeholders

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • Minimum Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognized equivalent or be willing to complete study towards this qualification.
  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.
  • This role falls under the Pay Equity Settlement for Mental Health Support Workers.

26 August 2022 17:00

Kaitiaki Maori | Cultural Support

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 220330 KMCS
Applications close on: Fri 26 Aug 2022 at 5pm.

The Kaitiaki Maori, Cultural Support person will play a vital role in identifying and facilitating appropriate cultural interventions.


Te mahi tūranga - About the role

This is a new service and an opportunity to use your experience and knowledge of Tikanga Māori cultural assessments to support an appropriate wellness pathway for Māori service users at Mahitahi and Kainga Trust. The Cultural Support person will play a vital role in identifying and facilitating appropriate cultural interventions. You will work with whanau and equip them with the resources to support better choices and decision-making.

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of tikanga Māori
  • Committed to Te Ao Maori perspectives and the use of Te Reo
  • Facilitate kaimahi training
  • Passionate and confident public speaker
  • Facilitate appropriate cultural responses
  • Knowledge of cultural enhancement
  • Proven cultural leadership ability
  • A reasonable level of fluency in Te Reo Māori,
  • Have an in-depth understanding of tikanga and confidence in Te Ao Māori
  • Proven knowledge and experience in working with Māori communities
  • Proven experience developing and facilitating workshops to build Māori capability within an organisation

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.
  • Fully vaccinated

26 August 2022 07:38

Nehi Mate Hinengaro | Mental Health Registered Nurse

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 220526 MHRN
Applications close on: Fri 26 Aug 2022 at 5pm.

Do you want to use your clinical experience to make a positive difference in people’s lives?

Te mahi tūranga - About the role

The registered nurse will provide comprehensive assessments of mental health and addictions support needs for Whānau Whaiora aged between 18 and over.  The service includes community and home-based supports. You will work within a multidisciplinary team who work collaboratively to achieve outcomes for whānau whaiora. 

This position is full-time (40 hours per week between Monday - Sunday), and includes paid rostered on-call support for the service. 

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need to have

  • Proven experience within the mental health sector
  • Experience working in partnership with our clinical partners
  • A passion for working with Whānau whaiora
  • A solutions focus
  • A Whānau whaiora centered approach
  • Experience overseeing and managing Medication
  • An ability to facilitate medication and infection prevention & control training
  • An ability to write clinical case notes and reports
  • An ability to coordinate clinical assessments and interventions such as Diabetes management
  • An ability to work autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team setting
  • Proven knowledge and experience in working with Māori communities
  • Reasonable knowledge and understanding of tikanga Māori

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • NZ Registered nurse with current practicing certificate
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Intermediate computer and database level
  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

26 August 2022 17:00

Kaihapai a Whare | Residential Support Worker - Part Time

Location: Auckland
Reference #: 220330 PTRSW
Applications close on: Fri 26 Aug 2022 at 5pm.

Looking for an opportunity to use your people skills to work with Whanau Whaiora and assist them to realise their potential.

Te mahi tūranga - About the role

The residential support worker will play a vital role and will work alongside Whanau Whaiora in a residential whare to achieve their desired wellbeing outcomes. You will work within a multidisciplinary team and utilize our model of care to help shape positive routine and achieve lifestyle goals. 

  • This residential support worker position is a weekend cover wake shift 25 hours per week.
  • This role falls under the Pay Equity Settlement for Mental Health Support Workers.
  • Vacancy closes when this vacancy has been filled

    Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

    • A passion for working with people to achieve their aspirations
    • Practical skills and experience working with whanau whaiora
    • Ability to work with a caseload and work face-to-face
    • An awareness of Tikanga Māori practices
    • Ability to write case notes and intermediate computer skills
    • Enjoy working collaboratively with various stakeholders

    Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

    • Minimum Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (NZCHW) or a recognized equivalent or be willing to complete study towards this qualification.
    • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
    • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
    • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

    26 August 2022 17:00

    Pouwhakahaere | Human Resources Manager

    Location: Manukau City, Auckland
    Reference #: 220630 HRM
    Applications close on: Fri 26 Aug 2022 at 5pm.

    Looking for an opportunity to use your human resources experience as an HR Manager within a community kaupapa māori organisation?


    Te mahi tūranga - About the role

    The Human Resource Manager will play a vital role in managing the full spectrum of Human Resources. Some duties will involve managing recruitment, employee relations, performance management and payroll processing across the organisation.

    Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need

    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a Manager
    • Knowledge of programs & software IMS Payroll, Xero, Microsoft Office, People Inc. Xref.
    • A strong ability to effectively guide and coach Team Leaders, Managers and Directors on HR relations
    • Ability to design, develop and implement new initiatives, improvement projects and HR programs
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and confidence to manage relationships with a wide range of people.
    • A positive and professional can-do attitude and enthusiasm to contribute as a valued member of the organisation.

    Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

    • A minimum level 6 or 7 NZ Tertiary qualification in Human Resource Management, Business or a recognized equivalent qualification
    • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
    • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
    • Required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.
    • Clean criminal convictions history

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    Phone: (09) 262 4533

    Fax: (09) 262 5069

    Address: 15a Ronwood Ave, Manukau, Auckland 2104

    PO Box: PO Box 97537, Manukau, Auckland 2241

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