Mental Health and Addictions Services
Whangarei (1.0 FTE)
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 Health New Zealand, we're driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.
Te Whatu Ora 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;
We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced person to embrace a role where you can be part of making a difference. You will provide service co-ordination for adult and older adult tāngata whaiora in the acute/continuing care continuum (including IPU, sub-acute, respite, residential, aged care) promoting timely and effective access to, and transition between, services throughout Te Tai Tokerau.
Utilising your previous experience in the health sector you will monitor and provide an understanding of service capacity (including occupancy, utilisation, referrals, vacancies) in the acute / continuing care continuum, in order to inform and facilitate care planning and service delivery.
Our goal is to ensure tāngata whaiora referred to the service receive timely access to the best matched service option, based on personal service needs, individual choices, service availability and contracted level of care within Te Tai Tokerau.
The role is part of the Adult Community Mental Health and Addictions Services, based in Kamo. This is a permanent, full time (40 hours per week) role with no weekend work.
You will have:
- A tertiary qualification in a health related discipline preferably with a professional qualification in nursing, social work or occupational therapy
- Experience working in the mental health and / or addictions sector
- Proven ability to develop options for people that reflect the principles of recovery
- Proven ability to work autonomously
- Proven ability to develop effective networks
- Ability to meet deadlines and to prioritise effectively
- Hold a current full drivers licence with the ability to travel throughout the region
A career with Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau 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: NS23-066
Closes: 28 September 2023
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachments:|| NS23-066 - JD v2 - Service Coordinator - Community Mental Health and Addiction - Whangarei.pdf (PDF, 296KB)