Therapeutic Programme Coordinator
Where you’ll be working: Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre, Waikato Hospital
The details: Fixed Term until April 2024
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Have an opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join Puawai: Midland Regional Forensic Psychiatric Service at Te Whatu Ora - Waikato as the Therapeutic Programme Coordinator working across our inpatient and community services. This is a fixed term position until April 2024 and includes developing and coordinating appropriate education and training to facilitators involved in the therapeutic programme. Maintaining and developing collaborative partnerships with mental health teams, NGO’s and community partners, including implementing new programmes with external facilitators is also vital to this role. Nau mai haere mai - Come join the team!
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(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora - Waikato website.)
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Mental Health and Addictions Services at Te Whatu Ora - Waikato delivers a full range of specialty services across the district. We are committed to making a difference with tāngata whai ora and their whānau through working in partnership to create kotahitanga. We believe in delivering services with a strong recovery focus and a sensitivity to cultural aspects of mental health through applying the Treaty of Waitangi principles into practice.
Ko o tatou painga | Our Benefits
An opportunity to work within a supportive multidisciplinary team with a recovery focus
A supportive and comprehensive orientation
Access to supervision
A strong supportive and collegial work environment
A range of training and educational opportunities
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
You will be a registered health professional who is passionate and committed to making a difference in the lives of tangata whaiora across Puawai
You will need to be motivated to achieve great results
You will have the ability to make tough decisions when necessary
You will work as an effective team member and demonstrate strong communication skills which is essential to this position
You will display initiative and resourcefulness that will allow you to navigate the variety of challenges you could face
You will have a great sense of humour, and be able to demonstrate flexibility and creativity in your approach
You will have Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
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.
Te Whatu Ora, Waikato serves the largest Māori population and third largest Pacific population in Aotearoa New Zealand. Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
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.
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
Closing date: 19 June 2023
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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