Registered Health Professional - RN/OT/SW - Casual
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.
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board 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. The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
The BOPDHB Acute Care Team (Crisis Team) provide accessible and responsive specialist secondary Mental Health and Addiction Services for the Bay of Plenty community that is culturally appropriate and inclusive.
This role requires the application of core care delivery functions, as well as providing opportunity for application of specialised knowledge and skills in the context of a multi professional team. The crisis team supports clients and their whānau suffering with acute mental health crisis/distress, through means of acute assessment, brief follow up, connection with community services and initiation/discussion of treatment to make a plan of a pathway forward once the crisis has past.
We currently have casual positions available for suitable applicants. You will be part of a diverse team of Health Professionals including Nurses, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists along with a wider experienced and very supportive team.
He korero mōu - About You
We are looking for a team player, but also someone who is comfortable working autonomously. You will have sound acute assessment skills, be able to make decisions quickly with patients, staff, and have community safety at the forefront of all decisions made.
You will be flexible with your thinking as well as with your ability to work shifts, including weekends and public holidays. We are looking for someone with an open mind who is positive, passionate and has a desire to learn and grow.
It is preferable that you have a minimum 3 years' experience in the Mental Health sector.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) 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.
The BOPDHB 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 Bay of Plenty DHB 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.
All applications must be made online.
|Location:||North Island - Bay of Plenty - Tauranga|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Social Worker|
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