Care Manager (Intellectual Disability Service)
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Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: As per the MECA
About the role
The role sits in the Intellectual Disability Service working within inpatient and/or the community team.
The role of the care manager is to act as the clinical manager for the proposed care recipient subject to enquiries under the Criminal Procedure (Mentally Impaired Persons) Act 2003 [CP(MIP) Act] or the care recipient subject to an order under ID(CC&R) Act 2003, and to be able to direct and oversee their care with appropriate consultation and input from other health workers.
The Care Manager is designated by the Care Coordinator under the ID(CCR) Act 2003. The Care Manager is responsible for the development, updating and implementation of the individuals Care and Rehabilitation Plan. The care manager ensures that regular clinical reviews of care recipients condition takes place in accordance with the ID(CC&R) Act.
Alongside the day to day aspects of overseeing the care of the care recipient, the care manager will need to ensure the conditions in the care recipients care and rehabilitation plan are adhered to and that the persons rights are maintained.
To liaise with identified health professionals to ensure the care and rehabilitation plan remains a living document and its content evolves consistent with the needs of the care recipient.
To be part of a multidisciplinary team setting working alongside other health professionals to achieve positive outcomes for clients with a focus on rehabilitation.
To work in a multidisciplinary team setting as a Care Manager, ensuring that all clinical steps necessary are taken to assist clients to achieve optimal health, wellbeing and safety through the provision of appropriate assessment, intervention and education.
The Care Manager has legal responsibilities under the ID(CCR) Act 2003 including powers for seclusion, restraint and granting leave for care recipients.
Skills & Experience
- Experienced Registered Nurse or Registered Allied Health Professional
- Experience working with Inpatient and Community Mental Health/Intellectual Disability Services
- The appointee to the position of Care Manager will need to have the knowledge, skills and attitude required to allow the Care Coordinator to designate them as the Care Manager under the terms of the Act for specified care recipients and proposed care recipients.
- Is comfortable operating within a complex environment, including meeting the needs of multiple stakeholders at the same time
- Have a current Driver s License
- Works well with complexity and ambiguity
- Works well under pressure keeps a balance perspective
About our organisation
Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.
Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.
How to apply
Applications close 23 January 2022 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website. For further information on this role, email Philip.Adamson@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH215-21) in the subject line.
2DHB requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. To comply with the recent health order, applicants must have had their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine AND their second dose no later than 1 January 2022.
We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
|Location:||North Island - Wellington - Porirua|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Registered Mental Health Nurse|
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