Registered Mental Health Professional - Addictions 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, retirees 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 308,000 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 currently have a permanent vacancy for an enthusiastic and motivated Registered Health Professional/Case Manager to join our Community Adult Drug and Alcohol Team. You will work with the team to assess, plan and deliver treatment to clients with substance-use issues. The service operates Monday to Friday during office hours.
This is a case management role for our secondary addiction service, but there is an option to do some intake/triage work as part of the role.
We are part of the Adult Mental Health Services based in Tauranga city in the beautiful Bay of Plenty. Our Alcohol and Other Drug service is a multidisciplinary team of Nursing, Allied Health, Psychology, Psychiatry, Administrative Support and Leadership staff. Though based at Tauranga Hospital, we offer our services across the Bay of Plenty in a variety of settings, including at satellite services and in the client's home. 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.
The role has flexibility in where it is based – either out of Whakatāne or based in Tauranga, outreaching to Whakatāne.
He Kōrero mōu - About You
We are looking for someone with at least 2 years post-registration experience in a mental health, addictions and/or substance withdrawal settings, great communication skills and be able to work in a busy team environment, but we will also consider applications from less experienced clinicians if they have the personal qualities we are looking for.
An ability to work well within a multidisciplinary team is essential for this role, as are excellent assessment, risk management and interpersonal / communication skills.
This position is open to Registered Nurses, Social Workers, and Occupational Therapists and DAPAANZ-registered clinicians. This is a permanent position however there is flexibility in the FTE and we would be interested to hear from candidates who are looking for part-time hours, a fixed-term contract or a secondment from another Hauora a Toi mental health team.
Please click here to view the Registered Nurse position description.
Please click here to view the Registered Health Professional position description.
If you would like to join a warm and friendly team and make a difference to the health and wellbeing of service users, we would like to hear from you!
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Access to ongoing in-house professional development
- Potential relocation assistance available for international candidates
- Commitment to staff wellness and healthy working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- 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
- Free onsite parking
- 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.
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.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are 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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