Registered Health Clinician - Dargaville (0.9 FTE) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Te Ara Oranga Methamphetamine Focus Team, Mental Health & Addiction Services
Achieving the best health outcomes for Northland communities starts with expecting the best from ourselves. We ensure every member of our team has the opportunity to develop, grow and stay inspired. Here, you can make an impact on your community and on your own professional development – all whilst enjoying a flexible and healthy work-life balance.
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau 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
Right now, we are looking for an exceptional registered health clinician to join a dynamic and friendly service in a permanent, part time position working 36 hours per week. This position is based in Dargaville but as a regional service, travel throughout Northland is involved so a current driver's license and willingness to travel is essential.
Te Ara Oranga is a highly successful service offering support to those with methamphetamine use issues and focuses on group delivery to those who want to address their substance use. The aim of Te Ara Oranga is to reduce the demand for methamphetamine through community and individually targeted projects that align the resources of Northland Police, Te Whatu Ora, non-government agencies and the community. The combined effort offers a model that improves the opportunity to reduce supply – through focused enforcement – and demand by supporting individual users to stop using methamphetamine.
This role offers opportunities which include case management, assessment, monitoring, varied group work and liaison across the health sector. Applicants need to possess a willingness to professionally develop and be a positive team member.
Our ideal candidate will be:
- A qualified health professional with a current registration such as a Registered Nurse, Social Worker or be eligible for DAPAANZ registration
- A commitment with the ability to work biculturally
- Qualifications and/or training in counselling and facilitation skills in an individual, group and whanau situations
- Excellent in written and verbal communication skills
- Committed to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
It is essential you have previous experience in substance abuse treatment with an understanding of the needs of individuals and whanau facing such problems.
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: AH23-407
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
|Attachment:||AH23-407 - JD - RHC TAO.pdf (PDF, 618KB)
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