Wh￤ngaia Health Coordinator - Nelson Marlborough
Permanent 1.0FTE, 40 hours a week
An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join our Child and Family Safety Service as the Wh ngaia Health Coordinator, working with our wider community partners and sector agencies.
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
In this role, you will use your understanding of family harm and child protection in the context of the health care sector and Nelson Marlborough Health.
Wh ngaia Ng P Harakeke
The Wh ngaia Ng P Harakeke model is a national principles framework that focuses on reducing the incidence and prevent re-occurrence of family harm in communities as well as reducing the impact that family violence has on wh nau who are enduring or at risk of harm.
The framework we are using in Te Tauihu is designed to provide a foundation for a wider collaborative strategic and operational approach for agencies (government & non-government), iwi and providers to work closer together.
The role also involves establishing and maintaining regular contact with key community family harm intervention agencies and stakeholders to ensure collaborative management of family harm and at risk/vulnerable children.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
You will be a registered social worker, nurse, midwife, or other registered health professional relevant to the role, with experience working within the health and disability sector. You will have a current practising certificate and a minimum of 6 years current clinical experience; three of which must be current and relating to family harm service provision.
As this is a district wide role you will require a full clean driver's licence and the flexible to travel district wide.
Other key skills/knowledge for this position include:
- Clinical credibility in the identification and management of family harm, preferably in a health setting.
- Demonstrated experience in policy development.
- Proven skills in change management and/or project development, preferably in family harm.
- Self-motivation, the ability to prioritise time and resources and think outside the square.
- Understanding of the Tiriti O Waitangi, Whānau Ora and implications in clinical practice
- The ability to implement quality improvement practices along with knowledge of quality improvement methodology and audit is desirable.
- Computer literacy (including using Microsoft office products and MS team) and experienced in using databases and patient management systems.
- Knowledge of the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 and Domestic Violence Act 2018 along with other relevant legislation and its application in health settings
- The ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Excellent communication skills, with the ability to support, influence and motivate others.
For the health and safety of both staff and patients, and in line with the Health Order, all NMH staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.
Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
At Nelson Marlborough Health we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community. We do great work and we need a great team to help us deliver.
Nelson is one of New Zealand s top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on firstname.lastname@example.org or 03 546 1274.
For role specific information please contact Hilary Exton, Director of Allied Health on Hilary.Exton@nmdhb.govt.nz.
Keen to apply now, it s easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position.
Applications close: Sunday, 13 February 2022 (unless filled prior). Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
|Location:||South Island - Nelson / Marlborough - Nelson|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Registered Nurse|
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