Registered Health Professional - Intake Coordinator
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Health Professional with mental health experience to join our Triage/Intake Team in the Mental Health and Addiction Services Team here in the Bay of Plenty.
This is a permanent position with flexibility of hours from a 0.7FTE – 1.0FTE for the right person.
The focus is to deliver high quality care to the growing population in the Bay of Plenty. At the heart of our services are our CARE values – Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence.
You will work with referrers, health partners, referred clients, their families/whānau and the community to provide an effective triage and assessment, to facilitate and implement planned treatment to maximise health and independence in the community:
- Provision of advice and assistance
- Resolution of the mental health crisis
- Facilitating transition along the care pathway for service-users and their families
- Linking consumers to primary care providers and appropriate community agencies
We have a commitment to working in partnership and collaboration with consumers, family/whānau and the community.
He korero mōu - About You
The successful applicant will be required to have an excellent understanding of mental health conditions, the Mental Health Act and a range of therapeutic modalities.
Ideally you will have a minimum of 3 years post graduate mental health experience.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Flexible working options for a healthy work-life balance
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Tauranga|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Registered Mental Health Nurse|
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