Community Mental Health Clinician
Where you’ll be working: Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team, 193 London Street, Hamilton
The details: Permanent - Full time - Rostered
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The ACT team functions seven days a week (08:00 – 16:30hrs) and also provides early evening on-call (Monday to Friday 16:30 – 20:30hrs). There will be times, when as an on-call clinician, you may be required to return to work to attend to urgent client related business that cannot wait until the next day. The rostering is largely self-rostering, so there is ability to support a work/life balance. Mental health services continue to evolve to meet the needs of clients, so the successful candidate will need to be flexible and willing to change as the service requires.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an intensive and highly integrated approach for community mental health service delivery. ACT is not a case management program, but rather an intervention.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be consider for this role:
- Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
- The ability to work effectively both in a multidisciplinary team and autonomously
- A strong recovery focus and strengths-based approach
- The ability to provide an assertive, creative and flexible approach to client care, within a variety of settings to clients in varying stages of recovery
- Well-developed time management skills with the ability to co-ordinate personal and team tasks
- Computer literacy and the ability to complete documentation to a high standard
- A current full drivers license
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.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
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 Ali Macfarlane, Team Leader on +64 7 834 6902.
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.
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