Senior Te Kupenga Maaori Haumanu (Full Time) Rapua Whaioranga Clinical Cultural Consultation and Liaison Team, Counties Manukau District
Permanent, Full Time
Remuneration as per PSA Allied Health MECA guidelines (between step 9-12)
• Flexible Work Arrangements + EAP + Regular Hours
• Paid Study Leave & Financial Support for External Courses
• Team Environment + Multicultural Setting + Agile Work Style
Te Whatu Ora - Counties Manukau District is a dynamic and progressive organisation at the forefront of innovative health delivery. It is this diversity that offers unique opportunities for health professionals on both a personal and professional level. We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
Gain valuable real-life experience & insights through the role of Senior Te Kupenga Maaori Haumanu. This position is responsible for providing a high standard of cultural and clinical care to tangata whaiora, whaanau and community that access mental health and addiction services. This role requires knowledge of both cultural and clinical competencies that is accountable in achieving equitable health outcomes for Maaori tangata whaiora.
Some of the responsibilities include:
• Providing high standard of comprehensive Social Work services to tangata whaiora, whanau Improving and the community.
• Improving Health Equity and contribute to and improve health outcomes and indicators for Maaori communities with health disparities
• Delivering this service in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner, in accordance with designated Social Work standards of practice, organisational policy and National Mental Health Standards and underpinned by the articles in Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Strong networks in the Maaori community, problem solving and conflict resolution, education expertise, experience working with complex Maaori whaanau and knowledge of Maaori Mental Health are essential.
• NZ registered Social Worker with current APC
• At least 5 years working as a Social Worker in Mental Health
• Excellent communication skills in Te Reo Maaori and English in both oral and written form
• Strong knowledge of tikanga Maaori
• Full, clean NZ driver’s licence
• Annual practicing certificate is refunded
• Free parking onsite
• Discounted services as part of our work perks
Please apply online by clicking on the Apply Now button.
To review the core clinician position description please click here or experienced clinician position description click here. For more information please contact Tanya Shortcliffe on Tanya.Shortcliffe@middlemore.co.nz or Amy Lin in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 58680 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Number: CMH202311456
Applications Close: 17 October 2023
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