Healthy Families NZ is a large-scale prevention initiative that brings community leadership together in a united effort for better health. It aims to improve people’s health where they live, learn, work and play by taking a systems approach to the reduction of risk factors for major health loss and increasing equity.
Our Innovator is:
An individual who is passionate about the health of our people and region
Someone who enjoys working with community, sector stakeholders and organisations
A bright and conceptual creative, who thinks outside of the box
An innovative thinker with a passion for co-design
An individual who has had an exposure of experience in concepts of health from a Mātauranga Māori perspective
An experienced team player with the ability to cope under pressure
An effective communicator that can tell stories to excite and mobilise people into action
A passionate beacon, with a focus on Māori and East Cape populations and regions
A committed professional, who can identify system leaders, opportunities and levers
A passionate individual who can work collectively to enable change that positive impacts our community and beyond
Someone who provokes new thinking and fosters collaboration
The Systems Innovator holds a helicopter view of the prevention system in the East Cape region and is able to navigate local systems with confidence and ease, identifying and acting on opportunities for scale and impact.
The Systems Innovator does not deliver services, but creates opportunities and initiatives through scalable, system-level experiments, design challenges and prototypes utilising a systems approach to the reduction of risk factors for major health loss and improving equity. Reporting to the Practice Lead, the Systems Innovator partners with, and connects others to Healthy Families East Cape. The Systems Innovator builds the capacity and capability of the Healthy Families East Cape workforce, sharing learnings and innovative practice across the network to strengthen and support the healthy prevention systems within the East Cape region.
If any of this sounds like you – it is time to apply!
“We want all of Aotearoa to enjoy health promoting social and physical environments that enable healthy food and physical activity choices, being smokefree, reducing the harm from alcohol and increasing mental health resilience and wellbeing.”