Mind Health Service Team Leads
- LagiOla is The Fono's in-practice mental health service
- We are looking for team leaders covering Clinicians, Mind Health Practitioners, Health Coaches and Navigators
- A Pacific model of care reflecting values, beliefs and ways of working
- Location flexibility - Auckland
About the roles
Investment in our mental health services, now branded as LagiOla – Healthy Minds, continues with team leader positions being established as we continue to transform how The Fono provides health and wellbeing services for Pacific families.
These newly defined positions provide team management opportunities combined with fulfilling frontline engagement with individuals and their whanau. Applying cultural skills in Talanoa and relationship-based methodologies using the Ngalu Fanifo – “riding the wave” model. This approach to psychological distress, funded through our partnership with Pasifika Futures Ltd has worked exceptionally well. Proven to extend and strengthen The Fono's integrated way of working, and includes teamwork with the LagiOla Clinical Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Counsellors, Health Coaches and integrated whanau ora and social services. Pacific values, beliefs and practices sit at the heart of what we do, guiding our approach to serving.
Positions available are:
Mind Health Practitioner Lead
- West or South based. Unifying the Mind Health Practitioner team comprising Counsellors, HIP, RN – Psych. DAAPNZ members, Registered Social workers etc.
- LagiOla Navigator Lead
- West or South based. The LagiOla Community Navigator Lead provides leadership to the Navigator and Community Support team and supports members through consultation, coaching and service development contributions
- Health Coach Lead.
- West or South based. Provides mentoring and support for the Health Coaches to perform well and achieve their potential with the people they work for
- Clinical Lead
- Part time role (one day per week). Oversees the LagiOla model of care and ensures the Fono practices deliver high standard mental health services effectively to patients/clients through its clinical and community mental services
You will see one of these leadership roles as a tremendous opportunity to use your skills and training in vital areas of need. You will be motivated by the opportunity to lead a group significantly contributing to improving wellbeing for Pacific people through the delivery of effective trauma support and other services. You will have:
- Suitable qualifications, accreditations and experience for the role sought
- A deep understanding of Pacific culture and protocols and the ability to engage from a variety of backgrounds
- A positive ‘can-do' attitude and flexibility
- Energy to be part of, and contribute to the ongoing development of the exciting LagiOla development at The Fono and other ongoing Pacific community-driven innovations
How we can support you in the role:
- Cultural training by Pacific leaders
- Ongoing professional supervision
- A professional development and training programme to ensure you have the skills, tools
- Access to consultation with professionals from all Pacific nations
- Membership in a multidisciplinary organisation
A message from The Fono's CEO - Tevita Funaki
Because you're thinking about a career with The Fono Trust let me tell you why that could be a great idea. When you become part of The Fono family you are sharing over 30 years of heritage as the Pacific organisation proven to have the power to generate substantial improvements for Pacific peoples in health and wellbeing right across Auckland.
As an employee you become an important part of FonoCare – our unique Integrated Model of Care. It is The Fono's lifeforce and guides us all in our commitment to equity in outcomes. What our Integrated Model of Care can achieve inspires us every day when we connect with the communities and families we serve. Seeing how The Fono has grown through innovative thinking that doesn't accept it can't be done - It can, and we've proved it time and time again. Taking personal inspiration from the past and what our people at The Fono are achieving every day through our services.
FonoCare - The Fono Integrated model of Care is an expanding range of high-quality primary health, mental health, dental services, public health, health support, whanau ora, social services -- including the Feleoko family support/food bank to Pasifika and all who need our care. The Fono also has the Oceania Career Academy as a service providing, as a NZQA Category One tertiary institution, highly successful training and transitions to employment.
We lead the way in developing partnerships with the community and other providers. The term "fono" in our name is particularly suitable for our identity as its meaning reflects meetings between people. And that's what we offer the people we serve and the people who join The Fono family as employees or contractors. With links into all areas of Pasifika community life we have a unique ability to make our high quality, affordable health and social services conveniently available across our vibrant and multicultural city from eight locations and through outreach services. For more on The Fono see www.thefono.org
Find out more / apply:
For an application form, job description or further details text LOLEAD to 02108290062 with your email or respond to this advertisement and send your details – firstname.lastname@example.org putting LOLEAD in the subject line.
|Location:||North Island - Auckland - North Shore/West Auckland|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Mental Health Clinical Team Member|
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