Community Service Co-ordinator - Mental Health and Addictions Directorate
- Service Co-ordinator - Occupational Therapist or Social worker
- Service Coordination Team / Service
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Are you interested in developing your skills in coordinating services for clients with mental illness? This role incorporates the Service Coordinator functions of the previous RCS service.
If you are a Allied health professional (Occupational Therapists or Social Workers Workers) with experience in mental health we welcome your application.
You will be working with the service coordination team based at the Greenlane Clinical Centre. Working with a range of Community and inpatient Mental Health Teams.
You will be working with services across the entire Auckland area. Thus proven ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within Mental Health Services in NGOs and with other NASCs will be a key to your success.
You will undertake comprehensive support needs assessments and reviews, plan, coordinate and access services for service users who may have high and complex or multiple needs. There is a duty component to the role and you will act as a resource person and provide appropriate information to colleagues.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
This role requires an experienced Social Worker or occupational therapist who has worked within mental health. You will be competent in using basic Microsoft packages, including Outlook, Word and Excel and have experience in diary management with ability to use electronic client records.
For further details, please refer to the position description here
To be successful for this role, you will :
- Demonstrate ability to plan and coordinate services for clients with high and complex needs.
- Ability to work collaboratively with clinical teams in inpatient and community services.
- Able to work collaboratively with other community based services including mental health NGOs.
- Able to NASC assessments
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai | Auckland.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Advertising closes: 15 September 2022 at 11:59 pm.
Apply now at www.careers.adhb.govt.nz quoting job title and reference number ADHB13340
Please attach a Cover Letter and your latest CV.
If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Pieter Erasmus, Recruitment Consultant at PErasmus@adhb.govt.nz or Ph DDI: 0064 9 638 0401 - internal 28704 to discuss how we can best support your application.
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North Island - Auckland -
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Clinical - Mental Health -
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