Registered Health Clinician (1.0 FTE, Permanent) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Duly Authorised Officer – Whangarei Acute Spectrum Specialist Services, MHAS
Te Whatu Ora is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
About the Role:
Whangarei Acute Spectrum Specialist Services (W.A.S.S.S.) is a group of community-based teams that provide acute specialist assessment and treatment for new and existing clients within Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau Mental Health and Addictions service. We currently have an opening in our team for a Registered Nurse or Social Worker with a passion for Mental Health Nursing. In this full time role (40 hours per week) based in Whangarei you will provide a single point of entry service for acute and non-acute referrals to the service as well as dedicated phone line support.
You will conduct preliminary assessments of whether a person is likely to have a mental illness or disorder, and the nature of urgency of the response required against the ratified Triage scale. We aim to reduce wait times and provide the best experience we can for whānau under our care. Some rostered work may be required to cover staff leave.
We are a close whānau that works collaboratively together and genuinely care about each other. Our sense of belonging is enhanced with a lot of laughter and humour and we are committed to ongoing professional and cultural development.
You will have:
- Comprehensive Nurse or Social Worker Registration and a current practicing certificate
- Two years' experience in acute and/or kaupapa led community mental health practice working with tāngata whaiora and their whānau living with the effects of mental illness in our community
- Be a Duly Authorised Officer or be willing to work towards the same
- Proven ability to communicate well with tāngata whaiora, their whānau and colleagues, and engage Māori in making choices that enhance their wellbeing
- A current drivers licence
- Demonstrated commitment to continuing personal and professional development
A career with Te Whatu Ora will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Vacancy No: AH23-281
Closes: 29 November 2023
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||AH23-281 - JD Registered Health Clinician WASSS.pdf (PDF, 651KB)
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