Training Programme Kaiārahi NZCPHM

The Training Programme Kaiārahi reports to the Training Programme Director for professional and clinical matters and to the General Manager of the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine (the College) for all other matters including contractual performance, administrative support and remuneration.


Experience and Attributes:

  • A Māori Fellow of the College with a minimum of two years' experience as a vocationally registered public health physician
  • Currently practising as a public health medicine specialist
  • In current good standing with the College
  • Participating in the College's Tracking of Professional Standards Programme
  • Familiarity with (or willing to quickly become familiar with) the College's training requirements
  • Ability and willingness to work collaboratively and professionally
  • Ability and willingness to represent the College well and articulate organisational values
  • Ability and willingness to promote and influence a positive culture with registrars
  • Ability and willingness to recognise and manage complex professional issues within a training context


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality support and mentorship to Māori registrars
  • Provide guidance to Māori registrars in relation to career development


It is estimated that the Kaiārahi will, on average, work two hours a month in the role per registrar mentored. While actual numbers will fluctuate, the College estimates there will be one registrar for the Kaiārahi to supervise during the first period of contract. Anticipated registrar numbers will be considered in the annual contract review. 

For more information, including key tasks, click here

To apply, please send a letter of application and your C.V. to Margaret Hewitt at by the closing date of Monday 27 August 2018.