Registered Mental Health Professional - Intake team at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, 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, families, and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are looking for an experienced Registered Mental Health Professional to join our Adolescent Mental Health, Intake team.
We are part of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services based in Tauranga city in the beautiful Bay of Plenty. The Adolescent Mental Health service is a multidisciplinary team of 26 staff comprising of Nursing, Allied Health, Administrative Support and Leadership. Our team practices a whānau and community connected approach, so our mahi takes place in homes, schools, community locations as well as our city-based office. We have a learning and supportive culture within the team, which leads to opportunities for growth and empowerment for individual staff members and the service.
If you would like to join a warm and friendly team and make a difference to the health and wellbeing of Rangitahi, we would like to hear from you.
He Kōrero mōu - About You
The successful applicant will hold relevant qualifications as either a Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist and have experience and a passion to work with youth. You will have 2 years, or more, experience in a mental health setting, great communication skills and be able to work in a busy team environment.
Interested? We have permanent positions varying from 0.6 – 1.0 FTE. Please state in your cover letter how many hours per week you wish to be considered for.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- In-House career development
- Flexible working options for a healthy work-life balance
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty (formally 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.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty 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. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Mark Veldmeijer – Team leader of Adolescent Mental Health Services Tauranga, on Mark.Veldmeijer@bopdhb.govt.nz
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
New employees of Te Whatu Ora will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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