Registered Health Clinician - Triage Forensic Liaison/ICT - Adult Community Mental Health & Addiction Services (0.6 FTE, permanent)
Are you seeking that role with real impact and meaning? Would you like to see the tangible outcome of your work, in your community, every day? At Te Whatu Ora, we're driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.
About the Role:
Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Registered Health Clinician with experience in forensic services to join our community based multidisciplinary team, in a part time role (24 hours per week). You will provide a single point of entry to Mental Health and Addictions Services for people referred from the forensic services and ensure these are managed in a timely and appropriate manner. Your excellent communication and organisational skills will be required to strengthen the links and pathways with interface agencies including the Regional Forensic Psychiatric Service (RFPS). The role is based in Whangarei and some travel throughout Northland will be required.
We are a team that develops good working relationships with other providers and are looking for a clinician who is innovative in their practice to deliver positive outcomes for our service users and community. If you're keen to work within the area of community Forensic Mental Health, to further develop a wide range of assessment skills with a focus on risk assessment and management, then come and join our team.
- Qualified health professional with a current registration (such as a Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Counsellor, or be eligible for DAPAANZ registration)
- A minimum of three years' experience working in the mental health and addiction services
- Proficient in mental health and risk assessment and ability to assess the impact of a range of other health and social factors
- Communication and negotiation skills
- Knowledge of services available in Northland and appropriate referral pathways
- Commitment and ability to work bi-culturally
Te Whatu Ora is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
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: AH22-450
Closes: 16 February 2023
|Location:||North Island - Northland - Whangarei|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Mental Health Clinical Team Member|
|Attachments:|| AH22-450 - JD v1 - Registered Health Clinician - Triage Forensic Liaison ICT.pdf (PDF, 296KB)