Join the team - Project Facilitator (fixed term until 2022)

We're looking for a project facilitator to progresses system changes relating to Ashburton, Population Health and Access and Shared Care Planning. 

We want to hear from you if you:

  • Enjoy variety in a role, with the satisfaction of doing something worthwhile

  • Take a solution focused approach to progressing actions

  • Have a passion for equity in health and leading health system changes that improve our community’s wellbeing

  • Want a positive and team-based culture and work/life balance

This role facilitates the work of alliance groups and progresses system changes relating to Ashburton, Population Health and Access and Shared Care Planning. It would suit someone that can apply their project facilitation skills and experience to progressing change in the dynamic and complex health environment.

This is a fixed-term role to cover secondment, until 30 June 2022. Hours of work are 32 to 40 per week (0.8 FTE to 1.0 FTE).

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and support the delivery on a range of projects and system improvements, including the work of the Ashburton and Population Health and Access Service Level Alliances and the Shared Care Planning initiative
  • Facilitate the development of an annual plan of work that seeks equitable access and health outcomes for the people of Canterbury. Report on progress against the plan and any associated risks to implementation or progress
  • Facilitate positive and meaningful engagement, by enabling all members of a diverse group to contribute equitably
  • Provide administrative support to a limited number of service alliances or work groups
  • Maintain effective professional relationships with a range of stakeholders across the system
  • Work in a way that reflects our alliance principles and demonstrates our commitment to principles and intent of Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Key attributes

We are looking for someone who:

  • effectively manages relationships and is a great team player
  • demonstrates strong project facilitation skills
  • is effective in their written and verbal communication
  • takes a positive solution-oriented approach
  • has an understanding of tikanga Māori, particularly as it relates to hauora Māori.


  • Being motivated by working with people, their families/whānau and communities, and keeping them at the centre of everything we do
  • Active Workplace Wellness scheme
  • Free medical care after hours and free annual health checks

Canterbury Clinical Network leads the design and development of services across the system where innovation and transformational change is required. The programme team is hosted by Pegasus Health at 395 Madras Street, Christchurch. 

If you enjoy working alongside a diverse group of people to drive changes that improve the way health services are delivered, then we would like to hear from you. Visit the Pegasus Health career centre to download the position description and apply for this role. The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10 March 2021.

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