Community Mental Health Nurse or Occupational Therapist- Child and Adolescent Mental Health team - Hauraki
Where you’ll be working: Manaaki Centre, Thames Hospital
The details: Permanent – maximum 80 hours per fortnight and part-time will be considered
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Rewarding role within a supportive, well established team.
- Opportunity to engage in service development initiatives
- Working within an integrated service of primary and secondary Mental Health and Addictions Services
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team of passionate Mental Health Clinicians who support one another to affect change and make a sustainable difference in the lives of tamariki, rangatahi, their whānau and their communities they work with.
This role offers great variety, including a combination of both group and individual work as well as work within the Hospital and the community. You will work with a number of specialists both internally and externally, so you will need the ability to maintain excellent working relationships with these groups of people.
We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our staff and whānau. We encourage Māori applicants, other ethnicities, and all genders to work in our service.
Community Mental health Nurse position description
Occupation Therapist position description
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Working closely with Te Korowai Hauora O Hauraki, we cover the continuum of care from primary-level community healthcare to advanced, highly specialised, secondary care, including Infant Child and Adolescent, Adult Mental Health, Addictions Services from several locations as well as our new Piri ki te Kaainga: Step-Up Step-Down service based in Thames Hospital. We aim to deliver mental health and wellbeing care in our locality that improves outcomes for Māori and wellbeing for all whānau.
Mōu | About you
You will need to be a registered Mental Health Professional – Registered Nurse/Occupational Therapist with experience working in the Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health sector. You will need to be able to work with a multidisciplinary team and autonomously, providing proficient clinical assessments and intervention.
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
• Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
• have a commitment and passion to work with tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau
• demonstrate a strong recovery focus
• have effective communication and documentation skills
• hold a current full drivers licence
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
• Whakamana – Give and earn respect
• Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
• Mauri Pai – Fair play
• Whakapakari – Growing the good
• Kotahitanga – Stronger together
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles. Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
Live and Work in the amazing Hauraki-Coromandel
The Coromandel Peninsula, Te Tara-O-Te-Ika-A-Māui, is renowned for its pristine beaches, misty forests and laid-back vibe which offers a wealth of nature-based activities and attractions for the whole whānau.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Caitlin.Oldman@waikatodhb.health.nz or Latutama Tupou (CNM) on 0800 080 339
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
|Location:||North Island - Waikato - Thames & Coromandel|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Mental Health & Addictions Nurse|
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