Thinking about a Career with Raukawa

The Raukawa Charitable Trust is always looking to employee dedicated and qualified individuals to join our team to build a brighter future for our iwi members and the wider community.


Vacancy Listing


The Raukawa Charitable Trust has the following position available for an individual who is eager to work and develop their skills in the following career.


Tiwai Hauora Clinical Service Manager


Raukawa Charitable Trust is looking for a manager with fantastic people skills to lead our Clinical Service Team.  RCT’s Clinical Service Team offers a variety of professional health care services, from Tamariki Ora Well Child, to Mobile Nurses across the Raukawa takiwa.


This is an interesting and stimulating opportunity for the right person.  The role includes representing Raukawa within key stakeholder and sector forums, building relationships and negotiating contracts to ensure Raukawa Charitable Trust’s ability to deliver clinical services within the Raukawa takiwa, and of course, managing a team of qualified professionals.


Our preferred candidates should be able to demonstrate

  • Successful contract negotiation and management experience at a senior level
  • Established key relationships and a strong understanding of the DHB/PHO/NGO environments, trends in the sectors and funding priorities
  • Experience in Maori Development and an understanding of aspirations in Social and Economic areas
  • Proven financial management experience
  • Strong relationship management and communication skills
  • Familiarity with and demonstrated compliance with Health & Safety policies and procedures


An ideal candidate will also hold a clinical qualification (RGN, RGon or RCompN) and relevant post graduate qualification; and previous clinical practice and leadership experience in a senior multifaceted role would be an advantage.


Applicants must hold a valid and full Class 1 drivers licence, and be prepared to undergo Police vetting.


 Send your application including CV and cover letter to by 16 March 2018.


Raukawa Charitable Trust operates under a Smoke-free Environment policy.



DHB Whānau Ora Navigator (Kaiarahi)


Raukawa Charitable Trust has a vacancy for a DHB – Whānau Ora Navigator (Kaiarahi) in the Social Services Team.  This is a full time permanent role, and is responsible for supporting, mentoring and coaching whānau through the development and implementation of Whānau Ora plans.


Responsibilities include working with whānau to:

  • Improve lifestyles and financial situations
  • Participate fully in their communities through social engagement
  • Confidently embrace and participate in Te Ao Maori
  • Build cohesive, resilient and nurturing whānau
  • Improve their own outcomes and move towards optimal independence
  • Engage with Eligible Families/Whānau and coordinate interventions to ensure they live in warmer, drier and healthier homes.


We are looking for someone who

  • Has well established health and social service networks within the South Waikato region
  • Is able to confidently utilise service providers to fully benefit whānau
  • Is able to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of people including service providers and Raukawa whānau and hapu
  • Has an ability to coach, support and mentor whānau
  • Is able to assess the needs of whānau
  • Is able to write plans and has the ability to regularly evaluate and review them.


No formal qualification or experience is necessary although a background in social or community work is desirable.  A current full Class 1 drivers licence is essential to be able to carry out this role.


Send your application including CV in chronological order and cover letter to by 5pm on Friday 9 March 2018.


Raukawa Charitable Trust operates under a Smoke-free Environment policy.