Learn more about the financial options and initiatives available to support your business and staff.
Options and support available for you to choose, improve or change your work journey.
Get help to choose the education or training you need if you're starting your work journey or looking to retrain.
Find jobs, courses, business support and events in the creative, innovative Tairāwhiti region, the food bowl of Aotearoa
To make a booking, please email your Connected centre
Get free career advice from an expert to help you gain confidence, make a plan and take your next steps into work or training.
This session can provide you with advice on:
Appointments are available to all
To make a time or find out more email: email@example.com or call/Text 027 512 4500
Kick start a career within the health industry with Hauora Tairāwhiti.
Take part in various interactive activities, learn about different education providers, learn about funding providers and lots more…
Meet with various professionals in the health industry: Orderlies, Administrators, Cleaners, Health Care Assistance, Occupational Therapist and many more.
Pop over to the Connected stand and say hi!
Where: Monday 1 August,Time: 9am - 2.30pm
Where: House of Break Through, Cnr Lytton & Ormond Road Gisborne
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Is caring in your bones? Are you committed to helping make life comfortable for those in care?
A Gisborne Rest home is needing Casual Caregivers to work to care for the elderly residents. As the rest home provides 24/7 care, there are shifts available around the clock.
Ideally, you will:
Previous caregiving experience and level 3 qualification are preferred, but not necessary as training will be provided for the right person.
You will need to be available to work throughout the 24/7 period and weekends are a priority including school holidays, long weekends, Christmas, and New Year.
You must be able to pass police check.
Vaccination is a requirement for this role.
Learn about life in the trades and meet employers.
Get along to the careers day to meet local employers and trade industry representatives. Enjoy hands on activities to help you learn and discover.
When: Thursday 18 August, 8am - 3pm
Where: Farmers Air Event Centre, Showgrounds Park, 20 Main Road, Makaraka, Gisborne
Want to know more, email Christie@trusttairawhiti.nz
Do you enjoy working outside? Apple orchard, kiwifruit pruning and grapevine pruning roles available.
This employer is looking for workers to start immediately with year round long term work available.
Training is provided for the right applicants.
All work is weather dependant.
Vaccination is a requirement for these roles.
Day and night shifts available processing meat in Gisborne.
A Gisborne employer is looking for people to work in the boning and slaughtering areas. Day and Night shifts are available.
No experience necessary, as full training will be provided. Get your knife skills sorted.
You will need to be physically fit and able to work on your feet.
Communication and team work are a key part of these roles.
You must be vaccinated to apply for this role, and able to pass a pre-employment drug test.
Looking for other work? Check out Find a Job, Work and Income’s recruitment website.
Find local vineyard work, port work and more.
Find a Job is for anyone looking for work – you don’t have to be on a benefit. If you find a job you’re interested in, contact Work and Income to be put in touch with the employer.
Get your Café Career started - Learn the basics of what makes a great cup of coffee from bean to cup.
Wanting to start a career in coffee making, attend this free four week course.
You'll learn about:
When: Tuesdays from 7 July, 9am - 2.30pm
Where: Barista Lab, EIT Tairāwhiti, 290 Palmerston Road, Gisborne
Enrol to attend, email: email@example.com
Literacy Aotearoa are offering free short courses that are flexible and can be completed whenever you want.
Programmes for 2022
To make an app please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you live in rural East Coast and want to get your learner licence?
Being able to drive yourself legally brings freedom and job opportunities.
This course is for you, if:
Register your interest and the team from REAP will be in contact with course dates and times.
Do you have your learners licence and limited resources to progress on to your restricted licence?
Nga Ara Pai Community Driver Mentor Programme wants you to get your restricted licence.
Through offering driving lessons for young drivers over a ten week period in an automatic car, your mentors will help you be ready to pass your test.
Cost $137 to sit your restricted licence.
Farm based training cadets are involved in the management and development of the training farm.
You will learn about determining and reviewing the stock policy, planning, decision making and attending to the day to day operations of the farm.
Scholarship places are available through the Māori Trade Training Programme.
Whatever level you’d like to study at, you can find a course to suit you in Tairāwhiti.
Click on the link below to find the field of study and type of qualification to interest you. Qualifications range from certificate level 1-3 to doctorates.
Do you need support to help your business cope with the challenges caused by COVID-19?
Trust Tairāwhiti’s Takihoko Business team is part of the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP).
It has specialist business advisors available to support local business as the impact of COVID-19 is increasingly felt in our region.
Support available can include help with HR, health and wellbeing, business continuity planning, finance and cashflow management, and business mentoring.
These sessions are available to Māori SMEs seeking guidance with their ‘people’ needs and requirements.
The Employers and Manufacturers Association and Poutama deliver the 'Poutama Tangata’ group coaching programme to small and medium sized Māori businesses across Aotearoa.
The sessions focus on:
The free online group coaching sessions with EMA’s HR Specialist Nikki Iuli are held the third Wednesday of each month. Beyond these sessions, 1 on 1 support is also available at a special rate.
To find out more: email Nikki.email@example.com
Trust Tairāwhiti wants to support your business recovery and growth and make sure you know where to buy your lunch in turn supporting local business.
The Trust has two dedicated business growth advisors who can help owners and managers strengthen and grow their businesses, whether it’s through training and funding opportunities, or providing advice and support during challenging times.
Make an appointment to visit your local Connected centre to find out about how government agencies can help you find a job, training or business support.
MSD/Work and Income Employment Centre
Tangata Rite Building
106 Lowe Street
Last modified: 28 June 2022