Lead Clinician at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Psychiatrist, psychologist, psychotherapist, registered nurse, social worker or occupational therapist, as Lead Clinician, for our Kari Centre, for Child and Adolescent mental health.
This is a full time role is comprised of 0.2 FTE lead clinician and 0.8 FTE clinical practice (could be part time minimum 0.8 FTE for the right candidate).
- Key leadership role in exciting service
- On-going staff support and development
- Central location
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.
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
As the Lead Clinician for this team you will bring clinical leadership skills, ensuring the effective day to day operation of the service. This includes leading and implementing service developments, improvements and initiativesThe Kari Centre has a strong reputation for excellence, innovation, and training, and is dedicated to offering opportunities for career development.
The multi-disciplinary team is made up of mental health professionals from the disciplines of psychiatry, psychology, social work, occupational therapy, psychotherapy, nursing and cultural advisors. We have team members with specialist knowledge including infant mental health, neuro development, family therapy and DBT.
Kari Centre has implemented the CHOICE and Partnership approach, for more information please see http://www.camhsnetwork.co.uk
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
The position requires a self-motivated and conscientious leader with a strong clinical and consumer focus. You will relish the challenges and enjoy working in a supportive environment. You will have a positive attitude, flexibility and a proven ability to form good relationships with staff, consumers and their families/whanau. Although experience in a clinical leadership role is desirable, experienced mental health professionals with a desire to extend into a Clinical leadership role will be considered, and if successful will be supported in their development.
You will work collaboratively at a senior clinical level with the clinical team leader, clients, colleagues, mental health service providers, and other community agencies to promote service user recovery.
We welcome applications from experienced NZ registered Consultant Psychiatrists, Mental Health Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Registered Psychotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers.
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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.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role. Please attach a Cover Letter and your latest CV.
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Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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