Kaiawhina (Hauora) (Maori Health Assistant) – ANZSCO 411512

Description
Assists with health care delivery to patients and clients in accordance with Tikanga Maori (Maori culture and custom).
Skill Level
2

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Group: 4115 Indigenous Health Workers

Description
assist with the coordination and provision of health care delivery to Indigenous communities.
Tasks
  • maintaining health records and statistics
  • acting as an advocate in the community they serve, and as a communicator and interpreter on behalf of clients and other health workers
  • providing clinical functions, such as case management and follow-up, independently or in consultation with other health care providers
  • providing health education to individual clients and staff in health facilities
  • providing cultural education to persons outside the cultural community and life skills education to the community they serve
  • providing counselling and referring clients to other health care providers where necessary
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group
  • 411511 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker
  • 411512 Kaiawhina (Hauora) (Maori Health Assistant)