Tumanako and He Manu Pae, Mental Health & Addiction Services (2.0 FTE, Permanent)
Right now, we are looking for two Kaitakawaenga to join our supportive Mental Health and Addiction acute in-patient services multidisciplinary team in Whangārei.
Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
About the Role
These roles are full time, working 10-12 hour shifts per week on a roster including nights and weekends and will work collaboratively between Tumanako (in-patient unit) and He Manu Pae (sub-acute unit). You will work closely with tāngata whaiora and their whānau to ensure they are well cared for, and are aware of choices, services and resources.
Tumanako is a 29 bed purpose built unit at Whangarei Hospital that cares for adults over the age of 18 who live in the Northland area. He Manu Pae is a 6 bed sub-acute unit based in a community setting. At both units we provide a full range of mental health and alcohol and drug services including assessment, group therapy, family/whānau and individual interventions.
Our ideal candidate will have experience working in Te Ao Māori and Te Ao Pakeha, working alongside tāngata whaiora and their whānau living with the effects of mental illness and addictions in our community.
You will have the ability to communicate and advocate for tāngata whaiora and their whānau, collaborate effectively with other members of the team, and engage Māori in making choices that enhance their wellbeing.
A commitment to improving health outcomes for Māori, cultural safety, care quality, and providing cultural recommendations to improve well-being is desired.
The successful applicant will work alongside other Kai Mahi Māori within a supportive team environment of health professionals that is committed to delivering an excellent clinical and cultural service that reflects the needs of our tāngata whaiora and their whānau.
In return you will be joining a service that is committed to the ongoing professional and cultural development of Kai Mahi.
A career with Te Whatu Ora will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Vacancy No: AH22-400
Closes: 20 June 2023
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachments:|| AH22-400 - JD v2 - Kaitakawaenga - Tumanako.pdf (PDF, 660KB)