Youth Justice Health Professional at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand South Canterbury, Mental Health Services (Kensington Centre)
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Youth Justice Health Professional (0.7 FTE) and Case Manager (0.3FTE)
Infant Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service - Kensington Centre (ICAMHS)
Permanent, Full time
Open to Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, and Social Workers
Graduates also welcome to Apply
Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Te Whatu Ora'South Canterbury , we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?
We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, or Social Worker with mental health experience to join our ICAMHS team.
Join our innovative and forward thinking ICAMHS team
who were amongst New Zealand's first Mental Health Services in utilising the
strengths recovery model of case management to enhance client recovery.
You will work as part of our multi-disciplinary team
in supporting 12 - 18 year olds currently involved within the Justice setting
from an Alcohol, Drug and/or Mental Health perspective. This will involve close
liaison with CYFS, Police, Education and Health services.
We are looking for someone with:
- Comprehensive Assessment Skills for Children and Adolescents
- A head for Risk Management and Future Planning
- Sound Intervention Skills reflective of Evidence Based Practice
- Exceptional Documentation Skills
- Effective Communication Ability, able to build good rapport with young people
- Case Management Experience
- A Team Spirit, who can think on their feet, take active participation in problem solving, leadership and professional development
- An understanding of the 'Strengths Model' as a framework of care and the client/family led collaborative approach to recovery.
- A Current Drivers Licence (Essential)
If you are eager to secure a position in health that
doesn't involve shift or weekend work (just Monday to Friday business hours),
then this job is for you.
Why choose Te Whatu Ora -South Canterbury?
As one of the country's smaller DHBs, our people
always have room to move and grow. Working with patients right across the
hospital, you'll get a wide exposure to specialties and enjoy a flat team
structure, where processes run smoothly and there are no barriers to leadership
or innovation. You'll always be supported to thrive through our many professional
On top of all that, you'll get to enjoy the fantastic
Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, that long-coveted
work-life balance is truly achievable here.
At Te Whatu Ora-South Canterbury integrity,
collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of
everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and
inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and
communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect
of your patient care, we can't wait for you to join us.
Apply now - this moment is yours!
Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz
We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.
If you have any questions
regarding this role please contact Human Resources by
phoning 03 687-2230.
Closing date: 4 December 2022 ( the role will close early if a suitable applicant is found before this date)
As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand South Canterbury|
|Location:||Mental Health Services (Kensington Centre)|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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