School Liaison - Child, Youth and Family Mental Health Services
- 12month Fixed-Term role
- West Auckland - North Auckland
This position provides an exciting opportunity to support schools to respond to increased wellbeing needs that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic across the northern region.
We are seeking experienced clinicians who have worked with children and adolescents, and ideally schools as well, and who can work independently. There are five roles based across the northern region, one of these roles sits within Waitemata District. The roles will be situated within the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services to receive managerial and clinical supervision, but will also work collegially as part of a northern region team with the support of a project manager to develop a District level roadmap of services and proposed service design.
The positions are responsible for supporting primary and intermediate schools in their districts. They will build a system view of the universal, community, primary and secondary services and resources available for children and be a liaison point for schools to support them identify appropriate services and resources.
The successful candidate for the role within Waitemata District will be expected to find the most appropriate method for engaging with their regional school communities, in discussion with either the Tai Tokerau or Tamakai Makaurau health and education advisory groups. It is expected the model, including advice provided and resources shared, will build capacity within the schools/cluster.
Each District may have its own priority or focus but broadly the roles will work together to deliver:
- Liaison and support to schools
- Professional development support to schools in relevant topics/areas
- Service mapping and navigation
- Relationship and pathway building between schools and community providers
- Participate in quality improvement process
- Support future development of the service
This is an opportunity to work in a role where you can influence positive and meaningful changes.
The role involves liaison with primary care, community providers, education and learning support and other relevant service providers. Another key part of this position includes having an active role in coaching, up skilling and developing school staff.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
With a strong commitment to a multi-disciplinary team approach and cross-cultural clinical practice, we are looking for a New Zealand Registered Nurse, Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker with a current Annual Practising Certificate who have previously worked with children and adolescents. A full and clean driver's licence is required.
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This is a one-year fixed term full time position working Monday to Friday, based from DHB CAMHS office and with an expectation of travel and time spent with schools, communities and other services providers.
To be considered for this position please apply directly online at: http://www.wdhbcareers.com/quoting reference number WDHB14905.
For further information regarding this position, please contact Petronella Musikewa- Acting Operation Manager on 021 988 735. For recruitment enquiries, please contact Anna Tiaiho - Recruitment Consultant on (09) 442 7248.
Position number : WDHB14905
Closing date: 17 August 2022
|Location:||North Island - Auckland - North Shore/West Auckland|
|Job type:||Contract/Temp Full time|
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