Registered Health Clinician and Educator
CATT ED Focus (1.0FTE)
Mental Health and Addictions Services
Community Assessment & Treatment Team (CATT-ED)
Whangarei Emergency Department based
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.
About the Role:
Whangarei CATT - ED focus is a specialist team that provides a service for people presenting to the Emergency Department who are experiencing mental health issues and are considered a risk to themselves or others.
We invite applications from an experienced, registered Mental Health Clinician and Educator who is also a ealthDuly Authorised Officer (or willing to work towards) to join us in an exciting role that is based in the Whangarei Emergency Department.
The Registered Health Clinician / Duly Authorised officer portion of the role (0.75 FTE) will initiate a transformational change process to establish and implement Mental Health and Addictions related treatment and interventions within the Whangarei Emergency Department.
The Educator portion of the role (0.25 FTE) will provide Mental health education to maximise health care delivery within the Emergency Department setting. This involves training, coaching, mentoring and active demonstration of best practice approaches to facilitate ED staff to further improve their skills and knowledge in identifying a range of mental health and addiction needs. This role takes a senior level of responsibility for innovating and cooperatively facilitating measurable outcomes in a complex emergency environment.
Our ideal candidate will be a registered professional (i.e. nurse, social worker, psychologist) who has experience working with tāngata whaiora and their whānau living with the effects of mental illness in our community and a proven ability to communicate well with tāngata whaiora, their whānau and colleagues, and engage Māori in making choices that enhance their wellbeing.
They will also:
- Have at least five years' post graduation experience and an annual practising certificate relevant to main qualification
- Be a Duly Authorised Officer (or willing to work towards obtaining)
- Acute mental health experience
- Have an understanding of and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the practice of cultural safety and responsiveness in a health care setting
- Have a full drivers licence and the ability to travel throughout Northland
- Clinical teaching experience
You will work alongside other Kai Mahi 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.
We are a service committed to on-going professional and cultural development within the parameters of the expected scope of practise for this position.
This could be the next step in your career, if you want to join a fun, vibrant and caring team we encourage you to apply.
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: NS23-189 & NS23-193
Closing date: 15 June 2023
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachments:|| NS23-189 - JD v1 - Registered Nurse Educator - CATT-ED Educator.pdf (PDF, 650KB)
NS23-193 - JD v1 - Registered Nurse - DAO - CATT-ED - WASSS - MHAS.pdf (PDF, 652KB)