Mental Health Professional - Child and Adolescent MH
Location: Wairarapa Hospital
Service: Child Adolescent Mental Health Service
Contract: Permanent full time & Part time
Salary: As per MECA dependant on clinical speciality and experience
We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations. We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting the health and well-being of the Wairarapa community.
Welcome to the Wairarapa Region.
Welcome to the Wairarapa Region. The Wairarapa region offers a fantastic lifestyle for all. With quality schools, strong community spirit, great beaches, world class vineyards, mountain ranges and rivers, this is a place you can call home. Come and enjoy the great lifestyle the Wairarapa has to offer!
Te Ratonga Aranga Mokopuna Ārangi (TE R.A.M.A.)
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Are you a registered mental health clinician (e.g. Child Psychotherapist, Social Work, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist or Registered Nurse) interested in working with children and adolescents experiencing mental health issues?
We are looking for self-motivated clinicians to join our multi-disciplinary team to work across both child and adolescent age groups.
This is a community based position, and includes care management, provision of therapeutic interventions and rostered after hours crisis work. You will work in innovative ways to support the recovery of tamariki and rangatahi and provide whanau interventions when indicated.
You will be able to provide comprehensive mental health assessments, work collaboratively with young people and their Whanau to develop meaningful and effective treatment plans and deliver effective evidence based treatment for young people.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) provides a positive learning environment with clinical supervision and opportunities for professional development. We have strong links to CAMHS across the region and access to regional specialty services to support our local service provision.
The two positions available are 1x permanent full time 80 hours per fortnight and 1x part time 64 hours per fortnight working Monday to Friday.
This role is based at the Wairarapa DHB in Masterton. However, the role is part of the 3DHB MHAIDS service, and all MHAIDS employees are under the employment of Capital & Coast DHB.
Moū - About you
The ideal candidate will have:
- A registered health professional qualification such as social work, nursing, clinical psychology or occupational therapy.
- Registration with the relevant professional registration body (e.g., Nursing Council of New Zealand as a Registered Nurse, Registered Social Worker, Registered Clinical Psychologist, Registered Occupational Therapist).
- A current practising certificate at all times.
- Proven experience in working with specialist mental health issues and mental illness. Proven skills and experience in a variety of therapeutic approaches.
- Child and adolescent mental health experience.
- A commitment to EEO principles and the implication of these to Mental Health.
For further information please contact Margeurite McDonald Interim - Manager, Te RAMA Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (Wairarapa) on (021) 505-570.
Vacancy Ref # 6009647
Vacancy Closes: 30 September 2022
To apply for this role, please visit www.wairarapadhbjobs.co.nz where you can also obtain a copy of the job description for this role.
Te Whatu Ora Wairarapa employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including two primary doses and at least one booster. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
|Location:||North Island - Wairarapa - Masterton|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Registered Mental Health Nurse|
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