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

Clinical Programme Facilitator (0.6 – 0.9 FTE)

“He waka eke noa”

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

Our values of Whanaungatanga, Manaakitanga, Rangatiratanga and Pūkengatanga reflect our organisational culture to understand Te Āo Māori, our obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Māori health models and the use of population health approaches to optimise health outcomes especially for Māori whānau.

We are seeking a Clinical Programme Facilitator to work across our practice and provider network to develop and deliver a range of health care services and programmes. Te Awakairangi Health Network is committed to delivering services to achieve equity. You will lead the implementation and facilitation of programmes, projects, services and seek opportunities to integrate with existing providers.

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

We are looking for someone with the following skills and attributes:

· A health system background and/or a clinician with an interest in developing programmes that improve patient outcomes and contribute to the integration of services

· An understanding of primary care, the health system and the way care is delivered

· Demonstrated results in leading, developing and facilitating programmes and engaging other health care professionals in delivering these

· Effective relationship building and interpersonal skills

· A well organised, self-starter who thrives in a team environment with an eye for detail

· 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 [email protected] or ph 04 566 5320.

For a confidential discussion you may contact Vanessa Cameron, Team Leader – Practice Liaison, Programmes and Practice Development [email protected] or ph 022 5877 036

Applications close 5.00pm Friday, 17 January 2020

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


Outreach Nurses

  • Two vacancies, variable FTE
  • Progressive Primary Health Care Network
  • Hutt Valley based

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

We currently have two vacancies and are looking for outreach nurses who are enthusiastic, experienced, and self-motivated and wish to join a dynamic team in our organisation.  As part of the Outreach Team, you will work in a variety of settings including general practice and marae alongside other multidisciplinary staff to assist with meeting the health needs of those individuals who encounter barriers to accessing services; and working alongside these clients and their whanau.

The successful applicant will be a NZ Registered Nurse with a current annual practising certificate, have knowledge and experience of working with Māori and/or Pacific communities, have experience in primary care and/or in the management of chronic conditions, and have excellent time management and organisational skills.

A passion for delivering healthcare to the local population and working towards our vision of ‘Everyone in the Hutt Valley is healthy and well’ is essential.

We offer a supportive, fun and flexible workplace with a true team spirit.

Further information, including a Job Description and an Application for Employment form, is available from [email protected] or phone 04 566 5320.

Applications close 5.00pm Monday 10th February 2020.   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?

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Community Health Worker – Hutt Union and Community Health Service

Would you like to work in your own community? Would you like to use your life experiences and skills to help others? Do you have a strong sense of social justice? Do you want to make a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of others? Then this could be the job for you.

You will have the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic team who provide comprehensive healthcare to the most high need communities. Community Health workers are an integral part of the team because of their community knowledge and connections, their empathy, their flexibility and adaptability, their ability to form trusting relationships and their desire to make a difference to individuals,whanau and the community as a whole.

This position is 3 days a week and is based in Pomare, Lower Hutt. A relevant tertiary qualification is preferred but not essential. Must have a full drivers lic.ence. Email CV and covering letter to [email protected] by 2 December 2019.

Associated wanted – Kopata Medical Centre

Central Hutt Valley: Long term associate 6 – 8 months but very flexible, to join supportive team in established three doctor practice.  Happy to provide support towards fellowship, good renumeration.  Flexible start date asap.  Please email [email protected] Attention: Sonita Louw.  Click here for more information.

General Practitioner, Muritai Health Centre

Our seaside Practice, located in Eastbourne, Wellington,  requires a permanent GP from November 2019.   We have flexibility around sessions and hours, please contact us for further details.

Our Practice comprises of 5 GPs , 3 nurses and 3 administration staff, in pleasant premises, providing high-quality health care to just over 3,600 patients.   We are Cornerstone Accredited, use Medtech 32 and are working in year 1 of Health Care Home.  We are a teaching practice for 4th year medical students.

Eastbourne is a lovely seaside village, only 30 mins drive from central Wellington. It borders the regional park with lots of easy access to walking tracks. This is a lovely, safe place to raise a family or just to enjoy the lifestyle.   Swim after work, or stroll through the lovely bush walks!

Please email [email protected] or phone the Practice Manager, Briar Bloomfield 04 5627606 or 0276788924.

Muritai Health Centre, 149 Muritai Road, Eastbourne


Practice Nurse – Muritai Health Centre
Part time Permanent (32hrs)
Muritai Health Centre is looking for a permanent Practice Nurse to join our team for 32 hours per week to be worked over 4 days from Tuesday to Friday.

Our Practice comprises 5 GPs, 3 nurses, 1 PCPA and 2 administration staff, in pleasant premises, providing high quality health care to just over 3,600 patients.  We use Medtech 32 and are working in year 1 of Health Care Home.  We are Cornerstone Accredited and are also a teaching practice for 4th year medical students.

The ideal applicant will have strong primary care skills, a proven interest in community health and education and an ability to work effectively within a team environment.   Current practicing certificate, CPR, vaccinator, and drivers licence essential.  A working knowledge of Medtech 32 is desirable but not essential. Please note the successful candidate will be police vetted under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.
For further information and an application pack, together with a position description
Please contact [email protected]

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.

Practice Nurse needed for Waiwhetu Medical Centre
An Iwi based practice with a varied client base. A large component of high needs patients.

A Health Care Home practice with a great vision for the future. Highly motivated to keep moving forward.

We are looking for an experienced Practice Nurse who loves a challenge and is excited about the future of Primary Care. Either full time or 4 days Tuesday – Friday.

Please contact either Trish – [email protected]  or Vicki  – [email protected] (Joint Practice Managers)

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