Information about employment within Te Awakairangi Health Network and current vacancies

A range of opportunities exists in the 20 practices that are part of our Network.   These include General Practitioner and Practice Nurse roles in small, medium and large teams.  All of these teams employ administration staff including receptionists, accounts staff and managers who provide frontline services and keep the businesses running smoothly.

TeAHN directly employs a team of around 50 staff including people who provide services directly to patients, support practices with training and offer programme support to practice teams.

Vacancies in the TeAHN and practice teams are advertised on this site, so please check out our list of current opportunities if you are interested.

Clinical Programme Facilitator

  • An exciting opportunity for an experienced clinician looking for a change
  • Key role in programme facilitation with capacity to influence
  • Primary care based, whole of system focus
  • Join a dynamic, innovative and progressive team
  • Hutt Valley based
  • Flexible hours – 0.8 to full time.

Te Awakairangi Health Network is a dynamic and innovative organisation that plans, funds and provides a wide range of primary health care services to people living in the Hutt Valley.

We are seeking a clinical programme facilitator to work across our practice and provider network in assisting them to develop, deliver and extend the services offered to our local population.   You will be leading the implementation and facilitation of programmes, projects and services, seeking opportunities to integrate existing providers and extending what they are able to offer, making effective use of the resources available.  You will have key input to programme development and continuous improvement for service and workforce delivery.

This role will provide you with an opportunity to diversify and enrich your health system experience.

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic team player with the following skills and attributes:

  • An acknowledged and respected clinician and/or health project lead with experience and interest in developing health programmes that improve patient outcomes and contribute to the integration of services across the systems
  • Effective relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated results in leading, developing and facilitating programmes and engaging other health care professionals in delivering these
  • An understanding of the general practice context, culture and its role as a provider in the wider healthcare system
  • Familiarity with integration initiatives across primary/secondary care and emerging health care home models
  • A well organised, self-starter who thrives in a team environment
  • An adaptable presentation style that enables delivery of key messages to different audiences
  • Effective report writing, presentation and project management skills

Further information, including a job description and an application for employment form, is available from recruitment@teahn.org.nz or ph 04 566 5320.

For a confidential discussion you may contact Heather Stewart, General Manager, Programmes and Practice Development heather.s@teahn.org.nz    or ph DDI 04 570 3040

Applications close 5.00pm Monday, 25 June 2018

Only people with the right to work in New Zealand may apply for this position.

Social Worker

  • An exciting opportunity to improve access to health and social services of Hutt Valley residents
  • Primary care based
  • Hutt Valley based
  • Join a dynamic, innovative and supportive team
  • Full time position

Te Awakairangi Health Network is a dynamic and innovative organisation that plans, funds and provides a wide range of primary health care services to people living in the Hutt Valley.


We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Social Worker to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team that empowers individuals and their whānau/aiga to overcome barriers to accessing health care.


We are looking for an exceptional individual with the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience in community health, with a relevant health or social service qualification
  • Understanding of Māori and/or Pacific cultures; fluency in Te Reo or a Pacific language(s) an advantage
  • Good relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated results in client advocacy
  • Good working knowledge of government agencies such as Work and Income and MSD Housing
  • Passionate about improving client health and wellbeing
  • Well organised with good time management skills
  • A positive can do attitude and the ability to motivate others
  • An interest in people, a sense of humour and an ability to work as part of a dynamic and supportive team
  • Competent in Microsoft software packages (Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point)
  • In depth understanding of the primary health care environment
  • Current First Aid certificate
  • Full current driver’s license
  • Experience with MedTech32 is desirable

If you are seeking a flexible working environment within a supportive team, this opportunity may appeal.

Further information, including a Job Description and an Application for Employment form, is available from recruitment@teahn.org.nz or phone 04 570 3035.

Applications close 5.00pm, Friday 8 June 2018. Only people with the right to work in New Zealand may apply for this position.