Registered Mental Health Professional - RN/OT/SW
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
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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 three permanent positions, with both full-time and part-time hours available for suitable applicants. You will be part of a diverse team of Health Professionals including Nurses, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists and 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 the patient, staff, and 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 of 3 years' experience in the Mental Health sector.
Please click here for the position description if you have a Nursing background.
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There are permanent part-time and full-time positions available. Interested? We encourage you to apply today stating in your cover letter how many hours you wish to be considered for.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Flexible working practices
- 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.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
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