Team Leader - Intellectual Disability Service
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora ' Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Service: Full Time
Salary: $106,056 - $115,946
Closing: 16th October 2022
Kōrero mō te tūranga ' About the role
Intellectual Disability (ID) Forensic Services is part of the Mental Health Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service Directorate (MHAIDS). ID has adult, youth and community services.
We currently have a vacancy for a Team Leader for the Intellectual Disability Services, working across our adult Service.
We are a progressive service committed to providing a culture of ongoing professional development for staff through regular clinical supervision, excellent professional development and recognition programme (PDRP) for nursing, regular in-service training and support towards external education
Mō tō mātou rōpū ' About our team
The Intellectual Disability Secure Services has regional and National services:
Haumietiketike is a regional intellectual disability adult secure forensic unit which has 11 beds. The Step-Down Rehabilitative Cottages which includes two separate houses providing four adult beds in each cottage.
Hikitia Te Wairua is the National intellectual disability secure forensic unit for young people. This building is co-located with the Rangatahi (Youth Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit) and Nga Taiohi (National Secure Youth Forensic Unit).
Manawai Individualised Service Units (ISU) is a National facility for adults with an intellectual disability and/or mental illness who have conditions of such severity that they have been subject to long-term hospital level care compromising their quality of life.
RIDCAS is a regional community team providing consultation and liaison with both mental health and disability contracts
We have a Model of Care, which incorporates all the features of current best practice within forensic secure services including Positive Behaviour Support, nuanced risk assessment, and psychological formulation. All staff receive training on Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) as this is the basis for our philosophy of care within the service.
Moū ' About you
The purpose of the role is to ensure that the inpatient Intellectual Disability Forensic team delivers an effective and efficient service that facilitates clinical and cultural excellence and desired health outcomes.
Skills & Experience
To be considered in this role the candidate is requested to have
- Be a registered health professional
- Experience in leading a team of clinicians and administration staff.
- Experience in negotiation and networking across several disciplines
- Experience in taking ownership, accountability and responsibility for the role
- Experience in anticipating, identifying, resolving clinical and administrative/management problems to the desired goals
- Experience in managing change.
E pā ana ki a tatou ' About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicity, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.
We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
|Location:||North Island - Wellington - Porirua|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Registered Mental Health Nurse|
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