Community Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker - Adult Acute Response Service - Hauraki at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Manaaki Centre, Thames
The details: Permanent, 80 hours per fortnight (1.0 FTE) however part-time will be considered.
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Live and Work in the amazing Hauraki-Coromandel
- Well known for its underground water wonders, surf beaches and green hills, the Waikato region offers a wealth of nature-based activities and attractions for the whole whānau.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are looking for experienced and capable nursing and Allied Health clinicians to join our newly formed service that provides brief and intensive level of Mental Health care to acutely unwell tangata whaiora and their whaanau in our community. You will be working with people in a variety of settings including local crisis respite, Piri ki te Kaainga/Step-up Step down hospital beds and visiting tangata whai ora and their whaanau in their own homes.
The roles involve assisting with the routine triage of referrals into the Mental Health service and responding to acute crisis presentations. If you enjoy helping people rapidly toward stability, have a solution-focused approach, like to work in a dynamic and supportive MDT environment and appreciate variety, travel and challenge in your day, then this is the position for you.
Click here to view the Registered Nurse position description.
Click here to view the Social Worker position description.
Click here to view the Occupational Therapist position description
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Working closely with Te Korowai Hauora O Hauraki, we cover the continuum of care from primary-level community healthcare to advanced, highly specialised, secondary care, including Infant Child and Adolescent, Adult Mental Health, Addictions Services from several locations as well as our new Piri ki te Kaainga: Step-Up Step-Down service based in Thames Hospital. We aim to deliver mental health and wellbeing care in our locality that improves outcomes for Māori and wellbeing for all whānau.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Te iwi Ngakaunui – People at Heart
• Whakamana – Give and earn respect
• Whakaronga – Listen to me; Talk to me
• Mauri Pai – Fair play
• Whakapakari – Growing the good
• Kotahitanga – Stronger together
We offer rewarding career opportunities in clinical areas and pride ourselves on a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible and promotes a healthy work-life balance. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our staff and whānau. We encourage Māori applicants, other ethnicities, and all genders to work in our service.
In addition to working with a group of friendly and welcoming staff, you would be living and working in the beautiful surrounds of the Coromandel. You can enjoy being surrounded by the mountains, the bush and the sea - while still having three major cities within easy reach. We understand most applicants will appreciate help with their move so we offer a generous relocation package and support with securing accommodation.
Te Whatu Ora – Health NZ – Waikato - Mental Health and Addiction Service is commitment to improving the health equity of Māori and overall health and wellbeing improvement of all whānau through redeveloping the way care is provided to meet the needs of tangata whai ora and their whānau. In partnership with other services, the mental health and addiction service will develop integrated community hubs. Health and well-being services will work together to improve the health and well-being of tangata whai ora and their whānau.
Nau mai, haere mai- come join us at Te Whatu Ora – Health NZ, Waikato - Mental Health and Addictions
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
We welcome all informal inquiries: find out why it's so great to work at the Hauraki Mental Health and Wellbeing service by calling Latutama Tupou (CNM) on 0800 080 339
Closing date: Open until filled
A national Vaccination Policy which includes COVID19 is under development. In the interim, a Health and Safety Risk Assessment against the requirements of the role will apply to unvaccinated candidates and employees and appropriate risk mitigation (e.g. extra PPE, RAT testing) may be taken as a result. Please note that when a Vaccination Policy is introduced it will apply to this role and need to be supported.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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