Become a health assistant and have the opportunity to work in hospitals or in other areas such as personal care in retirement villages.
Become a caregiver or support worker with this health and wellbeing - support work programme. Focus on supporting those who need assistance in day-to-day living. Ideal for working as a carer for those with an illness, disability or mental illness.
Become a Peer Support worker. Foster hope and build resilience, self-determination and autonomy. Focus on peer support tools, communication strategies, leadership and the power of your own story to support peers and whānau who are experiencing distress.
Become a community health worker in well child tamariki ora. Develop skills in building relationships, leadership and cultural inclusivity. This qualification is for those working in the industry and is delivered in partnership with Plunket.
Become a mental health and addiction support worker. Foster hope, support recovery and build resilience. This programme is designed for those working in the sector.
For people working in the community alongside individuals, family and/or whānau. Focus on developing autonomy and using tools and strategies to reduce vulnerability and build resilience. Develop skills in building relationships, leadership and cultural responsiveness.
Become a support worker, working with individuals with disability and their whānau, protecting and promoting their health and wellbeing in the community setting.