Registered Mental Health Professional RN/SW/OT at Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane), Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are currently seeking an experienced Registered Mental Health Professional to join our supportive, friendly and multidisciplinary team within the Adult Community Mental Health Service here at the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB).
Our North team at the BOPDHB provides quality Mental Health Community Care to the Adult population of Tauranga all the way out to Waihi Beach. The team consists of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nurses, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists.
The focus is to deliver high quality care to the growing population in the Bay of Plenty. At the heart of our services are our CARE values – Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence.
Please click here to view the Occupational Therapist position description.
Please click here to view the Social Worker position description.
Please click here to view the Registered Nurse position description.
He korero mōu - About You
The ideal applicant would have a minimum of three years of experience in Mental Health, including Community based care. You need to be willing to work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for teammates who are passionate about lifelong learning in this field and are willing to ask questions.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Potential relocation assistance available
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free onsite parking
- Free flu vaccinations
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Tauranga is a vibrant city and the surroundings are spectacular with beautiful beaches and wilderness areas all close by. There is outstanding access to wide-range of schooling options, both public and private, an Institute of Technology and a recent addition is a University of Waikato Campus. Lifestyle options are diverse and you can live 20 mins from the hospital on a lifestyle block, in the bush, on an estuary with a boat or kayak or in the trendy beach area of Mt Maunganui. The Coromandel and Auckland are an easy drive away and there is close enough access to the ski fields in winter.
Click here to learn more about life in Tauranga
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.
All applications must be made online
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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