Kaiawhina (Hauora) (Maori Health Assistant)

Overview

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

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

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

Related Occupations

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

3 courses found.

Course name Providers
HLT26015: Certificate II in Population Health
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10740NAT: Certificate IV in Women's Advocacy
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10739NAT: Certificate III in Women's Advocacy
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