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Smoke-free Services Coordinator – West Coast PHO

Part time, 32 hours per week
Permanent contract

We are seeking an outgoing, professional, Smoke-free Services Coordinator who thrives in a changing environment, to join our friendly team based on the West Coast, Greymouth.

This is a dynamic and diverse role that reports to the Clinical Manager and is responsible to lead and support smoking cessation services in a range of settings (primary care, hospital services, community etc.), preventing smoking initiation and promoting smoke-free environments.  To ensure your success you will be highly collaborative, with a proactive approach and ability to identify needs before they arise.

The position would suit someone with the following characteristics:

Is a health professional

Is passionate about smoking cessation and supporting people to quit, with experience in this field;
Has knowledge and understanding of the nature of addictions;
Has a knowledge of Primary and Secondary Health care;
Has motivational interviewing skills;
Has a high level of influencing, communication and negotiating skills;
The ability to work autonomously;
Has a current drivers licence.

The West Coast PHOs focus is to promote and enable better health for the population on the West Coast.  With this in mind, staff working at the PHO are expected to lead by example and therefore only non-smokers should apply for these positions.

If you think this role is for you, please contact us for a position description and application form, roz.stuart@westcoastpho.org.nz

Applications open until a suitable candidate is found.

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