Registered Health Professional (MICAMHAS)
Registered Health Professional
Maternal Infant, Child Adolescent Mental Health and Addiction Service (MICAMHAS)
40 hours per week permanent
Te Whatu Ora vaccination policy
As one of Aotearoa's largest employers of the health and disability workforce and a leader across the sector, Te Whatu Ora has and continues to have an obligation to ensure both the safety and wellbeing of its staff and patients.
Te Whatu Ora has an expectation that all new staff will be up to date with their vaccinations before they join Te Whatu Ora.
The MICAMHAS team are looking for a registered nurse or social worker with the ability to connect with young people as well as the community we serve. The role will involve assessment and therapy/intervention with young people and their whanau with moderate to severe and complex mental health and addiction issues.
We provide rural clinics and urgent assessment work so there will be a need to be flexible and the ability to adapt to changing environments and situations.
It is expected you will have an understanding of the impact of social determinants on infant, child and youth development and the importance of cultural connections while fostering strength-based model of care.
Whanganui MICAMHAS uses the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA) as a service model so the ability to work collaboratively with young people and their whanau encouraging resilience and problem-solving skills is an important aspect of this role.
Being able to develop and maintain working relationships with our Whanganui community partners is essential.
The current team is committed to best practice guidelines and improving outcomes for the young people of Whanganui so participation in quality improvement work is expected.
We will provide a supportive work environment and training opportunities for professional development.
If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact Janice Bowers - Clinical Nurse Manager on 06 348 1901.
Application's (Te Whatu Ora – Whanganui application form, Cover letter and CV) can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Vacancy number: 10-MHCA-5749
Applications close: 6th January 2023 (this vacancy is available now, apply now – don't wait!)
Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible and before the closing date - the WDHB will review applications received and interview suitable candidates following application. This vacancy will potentially close earlier than indicated if a suitable candidate has been identified
|Location:||North Island - Manawatu / Whanganui - Whanganui|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Counsellor|
|Attachments:|| MICAMHAS Registered Health Professional JD October 2022.pdf (PDF, 378KB)
About Te Whatu Ora - Whanganui 2022.pdf (PDF, 192KB)
Application form October 2022.pdf (PDF, 183KB)