Registered Mental Health Professional -Crisis Team at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
The Tauranga Acute Care Team (Crisis Team) provide accessible and responsive specialist secondary Mental Health and Addiction Services for the Bay of Plenty community that is culturally appropriate and inclusive.
This role requires the application of core care delivery functions, as well as providing opportunity for application of specialised knowledge and skills in the context of a multi professional team. The crisis team supports clients and their whānau suffering with acute mental health crisis/distress, through means of acute assessment, brief follow up, connection with community services and initiation/discussion of treatment to make a plan of a pathway forward once the crisis has past.
You will be part of a diverse team of Health Professionals including Nurses, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists and a wider experienced and very supportive team.
He korero mōu - About You
We are looking for a team player, but also someone who is comfortable working autonomously. You will have sound acute assessment skills, be able to make decisions quickly with the patient, staff, and community safety at the forefront of all decisions made.
You will be flexible with your thinking as well as with your ability to work shifts, including weekends and public holidays. We are looking for someone with an open mind who is positive, passionate and has a desire to learn and grow. It is preferable that you have a minimum of 5 years' experience in the Mental Health sector.
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.
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 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.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Access to ongoing in-house professional development
- Flexible working practices
- Relocation assistance available for international candidates
- 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
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
Our name, Te Whatu Ora, means ‘the weaving of wellness'. Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all. Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system.
At Te Whatu Ora we acknowledge and respect our people's diversity and spiritual needs, ensuring a safe workplace that is a whānau orientated and supportive environment. We are working towards a system that better meets the complex demands of a growing population, addresses the persistent inequalities experienced by Māori and ensures greater access, experience and outcomes for those traditionally not well served by the system – Māori, Pacific and Disabled People.
Tō tūranga i roto i Te Whatu Ora | Your place in Te Whatu Ora
When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system. This is a once in a life-time change, that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations. We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.
We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.
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.
Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty
|Bay of Plenty
|Permanent Full time
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