Cultural Advisor - Kari Centre at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Permanent, Full time position based in Greenlane Clinical Centre
On-going staff support and development
We invite you to join the Kari Centre, an exciting and dynamic Child and Adolescent Mental Health outpatient service that provides assessment and therapy to children, young people, and their families within the central Auckland area.
The Kari Centre has a strong reputation for excellence, innovation, and training, we are dedicated to offering opportunities for career development. We offer internal and external training packages, including formal post-graduate training, for new staff skill development as well as support for experienced clinicians who wish to build on their existing skills.
Kari Centre has implemented the CHOICE and Partnership approach for more information please see http://www.camhsnetwork.co.uk
For further details, please refer to the position description here
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
• You will hold a Level 4 Certificate in Mental Health Support Work, or equivalent relevant qualification
• Our ideal candidate will have previous experience working within a mental health setting.
• You will have an in-depth understanding of one of the main Pacific cultures resident in Te Toka Tumai area (eg, Tongan, Samoan, Niuean) This includes understanding of mental health constructs.
• Fluency in one of the languages belonging to the main Pacific cultures resident in Te Toka Tumai and exellent community networks would be an advantage.
• You will be able to provide cultural support and expertise to our team, participating with a clinician in mental health assessments and treatment for young people who present to the service, and working collaboratively with other team members and other services.
As this role is community based, a full and clean driver license is also essential.
For more information about this role please contact Fiona Anderson Clinical Team Leader at Kari Centre – Fiona.email@example.com
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Apply now at www.careers.adhb.govt.nz quoting job title and reference number ADHB15389
Please attach a Cover Letter and your latest CV.
If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Pieter Erasmus, Recruitment Consultant at PErasmus@adhb.govt.nz or Ph DDI: 0064 9 638 0401 - internal 28704 to discuss how we can best support your application.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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