Assistant Clinical Manager Mental Health - Auckland prison at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ngā kawenga | About the role
Auckland Prison offers a variety of mental health care services through a diverse team of professionals, including psychologists, clinical nurse specialists, Māori mental health practitioners, mental health nurses, and clinical social workers. Our Mental Health team benefits from continuous professional growth opportunities, both clinically and culturally, within a vibrant and supportive team atmosphere.
We are seeking a motivated leader to support the Clinical Manager of Mental Health in overseeing daily coordination, staff management, and the provision of on-site mental health services. The Assistant Clinical Manager for Mental Health collaborates closely with and reports to the Clinical Manager of Mental Health.
This opening is ideal for a clinical expert who is interested in leadership and exhibits a firm dedication to practicing in a culturally sensitive and collaborative manner. Our teams are committed to exemplifying proficient clinical standards while emphasizing the human aspect of care and recovery. We hold deep respect for the intrinsic dignity and mana of all individuals under our care, as well as their families.
He kōrero mōu | About you
Join our team if you're a registered health professional with a current annual practicing certificate who embodies our kaupapa. Show us in writing how you meet these key requirements:
You're registered and have experience in mental health and addictions. Ideally, you're pursuing or already possess a master's degree in mental health. Your cultural competence shines through your understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and your experience working with Māori, whānau, and iwi.
You've worked in primary/community, secondary, or tertiary mental health settings, gaining valuable experience with acute and complex mental health and/or addictions issues. You grasp the professional, ethical, and legislative aspects of mental health service care, especially in a prison context.
Your skills in literacy, fiscal management, leadership, and management are top-notch. You can showcase your business savvy in a healthcare environment. If selected, you'll become part of a driven team committed to integrating a Kaupapa Māori model of care into mental health services.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The full salary range is $98,215 - $138,656. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
Ko wai mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections) Health Services lead the delivery of patient-focused primary health care services to tangata within corrections facilities across Aotearoa. Hōkai Rangi, our over-arching strategic direction, places the focus on health at the heart of our business. Building our frameworks from a Mātauranga Māori basis is our focus to drive and support equity for Māori, which in turn will contribute to achieving our outcomes of reducing reoffending.
You can find out more about us here.
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Applications Close 11pm Sunday, 25 February 2024.
Please apply and describe your motivation for joining the department, highlighting relevant skills and experience. Please include atailored CV or Cover Letter if you have one. Alignment to our Kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you provide examples that reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
Ara Poutama Aotearoa values diversity in our workforce, and as a Public Service organisation we are committed to building a workforce which reflects the public we serve. We strive to make our recruitment process fair and inclusive, and we encourage you to discuss reasonable accommodations with us if required.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)
|Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
98,215 - 138,656
|Assistant Clinical Manager Mental Health.docx (Word, 229KB)
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