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 and support general practices within our network.

Current Vacancies

MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL(S) – TE AWAKAIRANGI HEALTH NETWORK

  • Primary mental health role for a qualified health professional/therapist
  • Hutt Valley based
  • 1.0 FTE position
  • Fixed Term to 31 June 2021

Our primary mental health team is looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated mental health professionals to provide brief therapy for adults and young people with mild to moderate mental illness or addictions. If you have post-graduate training in CBT we are particularly keen to hear from you. Experience within a mental health team, confidence with kaupapa Māori tools and knowledge of primary health care will be an advantage.

You will bring excellent skills in assessment and brief therapy and be able to work with a diverse client group. You’ll build strong relationships and collaborate across the health and social service sector. A flexible, friendly and professional “can-do” attitude will be key to working effectively with clients, colleagues and our community.

We offer a competitive salary, varied clinical work and a friendly, supportive workplace.

The successful applicants will be registered health practitioners with current practicing certificate. Only applicants with New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work permit for the full term of employment will be considered.

Further information, including a job description and an application for employment form, is available from [email protected] or phone (04) 566 5320.

General Manager, Programmes and Practice Development

  • Executive leadership opportunity based in primary health care
  • Focus on the whole of system quality improvement, teamwork, and improving health outcomes
  • Lower Hutt based

We are seeking a General Manager to lead the team supporting general practices and primary health care providers in the Hutt Valley. You will be advancing a range of programmes, projects and services focused on improving patient care and the health of our population and reducing inequities within the system, while making the most effective use of health resources.  We are looking for an exceptional individual with the following skills and attributes:

  • Demonstrated results in building relationships and leading change
  • Demonstrated results in programme development
  • A strategic thinker, with a strong track in linking organisational outcomes to operational practice
  • Good business\commercial acumen
  • Relevant experience in the New Zealand health sector, including the primary health care environment.
  • Commitment to achieving equity in health
  • Comfortable working with Māori organisations and communities
  • A demonstrated ability to work with people from a wide range of interests and backgrounds including clinical, managerial, community and governance to achieve solutions to complex problems
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in business, health, or social sciences
  • Health professional background is desirable but not essential.

Further information, including a job description and an Application for Employment form, is available from [email protected] or phone 04 570 3035.


Applications close at noon (12.00pm) on Monday 15 July 2019.

Only applicants with New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work permit for the full term of employment will be considered.


General Manager, Knowledge Management

  • Executive leadership opportunity based in primary health care
  • Focus on the whole of system quality improvement, teamwork, and using data to improve health and equity outcomes
  • Lower Hutt based

We are seeking a General Manager to lead a team providing health data and information to support the expansion of programmes and services to general practices and primary health care providers in the Hutt Valley. This role will be pivotal in supporting a range of programmes, projects and services focused on improving patient care and the health of our population, and reducing inequities within the system. We are looking for an exceptional individual with the following skills and attributes:

  • Experience in managing knowledgement management systems including data collection systems and processes, data quality controls, data analytics and presentation
  • Significant experience and ability to analyse, interpret, and present quantitative data to inform quality improvement of services, programmes and processes
  • Demonstrated experience in project management capability
  • A strong innovative thinker, who challenges the status quo and influences change
  • Commitment to achieving equity in health
  • Comfortable working with Māori organisations and communities
  • An understanding of primary care and health service integration
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in business, health, or social sciences
  • Relevant experience in the New Zealand health sector, including the primary health care environment is desirable, but not essential.

Further information, including a job description and an Application for Employment form, is available from [email protected] or phone 04 570 3035.


Applications close at noon (12.00pm) on Monday 15 July 2019.

Only applicants with New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work permit for the full term of employment will be considered.


Health System Analyst

(1.0 FTE, 12 month fixed term contract position)

  • Exciting team-based opportunity to support the delivery of primary care
  • A varied and interesting role, providing analysis for population health initiatives and primary care transformation programmes
  • Hutt Valley based

Te Awakairangi Health Network is a dynamic and innovative organisation that plans, funds and provides a wide range of primary care health services to people living in the Hutt Valley. This role provides analytical, operational, systems, process and project support for our general practices and wider Network.

Do you love playing with data? Do you enjoy providing insights to decision makers and making a difference to the health of our communities? Do you like working with people using data to improve the quality of the services they deliver? Then this role is for you.

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

  • Has a good understanding of population health and/or primary care
  • Proficient in data analysis, spreadsheets and database administration
  • Demonstrated ability to summarize and present information in a direct and meaningful fashion
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people from clinical, managerial, community and governance backgrounds
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A commitment to teamwork, quality improvement and customer satisfaction
  • An ability to prioritise tasks and manage the workday effectively
  • An awareness of, and commitment to, the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi – partnership, protection and participation
  • Flexibility for some after-hours work

Further information, including a job description and an Application for Employment form, is available from [email protected]   or phone 04 570 3035.

Applications close 12 noon on Tuesday 16 July 2019.

Only applicants with New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work permit for the full term of employment will be considered.

Do you have a vacancy to fill?

Contact [email protected] or phone (04) 566 5320 if you would like to include your job vacancy information on this page.


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