Lead Clinician - Youth Forensic Mental Health Team - Tū Māia
Lead Clinician – Tū Maia
Regional Youth Forensic service.
Seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Psychiatrist, psychologist, psychotherapist, registered nurse, social worker or occupational therapist.
This is a full time role is comprised of 0.2fte lead clinician and 0.8fte clinical practice. (Could be part time minimum 0.8fte for the right candidate)
- Key leadership role in exciting service
- On-going staff support and development
- Central location
Tū Māia is a dedicated Youth Forensic Team based at Greenlane Clinical Centre that provides services for the Auckland and Waitemata catchment areas. Counties Manukau and Northland have local youth forensic teams of designated clinicians who liaise with Tū Māia for support or specialist expertise.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Tū Māia team:
- Provides in-reach to the two secure residences in South Auckland; Korowai Manaaki (Youth Justice) and Whakatakapokai (Mixed Youth Justice and Care and Protection).
- There is also some intervention offered to young people in the community. The intervention component of RYFS is called Taiohi Tu Taiohi Ora (TTTO).
- As well as creating s336 Cultural reports, the team also produces a number of sections 38 and 333 court ordered reports.
- Provide triage assessments and advice within the supra regional youth courts.
- Facilitate admission for any rangatahi requiring admission to the National secure youth forensic inpatient unit Nga Taiohi in Porirua.
- Actively liaises with Youth Coordination Teams This intersectorial approach is part of the national Youth Crime Action Plan, and more locally Tamaki Makaurau Rangatahi Action Plan.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
- The position requires a self-motivated and conscientious leader with a strong clinical and consumer focus.
- You will relish the challenges and enjoy working in a supportive environment.
- You will have a positive attitude, flexibility and a proven ability to form good relationships with staff, consumers and their families/whanau.
- Although experience in a clinical leadership role is desirable, experienced mental health professionals with a desire to extend into a Clinical leadership role will be considered, and if successful will be supported in their development.
- You will work collaboratively at a senior clinical level with the clinical team leader, clients, colleagues, mental health service providers, and other community agencies to promote service user recovery.
We welcome applications from experienced NZ registered Consultant Psychiatrists Mental Health Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Registered psychotherapists Occupational Therapists and Social Workers. A full and clean driver's license is required.
For further details, please refer to the position description here. For more information about this role please contact Charmaine Gupta, Service Clinical Director firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Suzanne Morgan - Recruitment Consultant at email@example.com or 021 461 532 to discuss how we can best support your application.
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