Community Triage Clinician
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Location: Based at the Kenepuru Community Health Building, working from home options also can be supported.
Service: Wellington Community ORA
Contract: Permanent, Part-time
Salary: MECA - PSA Allied Health and Public Health Scale, Step 5-8. MECA - NZNO Community Nursing Scale Step 5-8
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
This opportunity is for an Allied Health or Community Nurse Clinician to join the ORA Community Team in our innovative Triage and Early Intervention Service. This dynamic and fast-paced position is part time with negotiable hours, with options once orientated to work from home, so an excellent role for those wanting the perfect work-life balance.
You will work alongside other clinicians, both within the triage team and across the wider community service, to triage the needs of people being referred to our service. We take a person-centred approach to caring for people referred to us, identifying when it - s important to talk to the person referred to hear their concerns and what they prioritise as most important to their wellbeing. This allows us the ability to work collaboratively with people around their self-identified needs, identify opportunities to provide early intervention from Triage and match their requirements to the team within our service who can best meet their need and pass the referral onward in a timely manner.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The ORA Community Services work with people aged 16 and above with acquired neurological, long term, or age-related conditions, including stroke, dementia, frailty and post trauma conditions. The teams are multidisciplinary including occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language therapy, social work, dietetics, liaison nursing and allied health assistants, with close links with Nurse Practitioners, the AWHI (ESD) team, Geriatricians and the Rehab Physician. There are three community teams geographically located in Wellington, Kenepuru and Kapiti.
Moū - About you
This is an interprofesional role and would suit an Allied Health Clinician or Community Nurse who has experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team. You will be keen to further develop your clinical reasoning skills, in a supportive learning environment, to effectively identify and problem solve client needs and potential risks, across various disciplines.
A sound understanding of different disciplines, interdisciplinary working and delegating and working alongside allied health assistants will be of benefit.
This role would suit a candidate with strong communication and organizational skills as well as an ability to build relationships quickly with clients and their whanau. It will suit someone who likes to look at people - s needs holistically, really listen to their concerns, and is passionate about our ability to make a difference to people - s lives.
You will need:
- New Zealand Registered clinician with at least 5 years clinical experience and a current APC
- A clear understanding of the health needs of our Māori and Pacific Island communities
- A drivers licence
- A can-do attitude and a passion for working alongside people
- Working visa/NZ residence (as appropriate)
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, ethnicities, 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
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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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