Specialist Eating Disorders Services Clinician at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: 193 London Street, Hamilton
The details: Permanent – 80 Hours per fortnight (1.0 FTE)
- Be part of the national transformation in Health
- Professional Development Opportunities
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
SEDS is excited to be recruiting to a number of new positions that have been created in response to the national increase in prevalence and severity of eating disorders. This increase in funding will enable us to expand our levels of service provision to include step up and step down services and will include the establishment of a day program and other services to improve the treatment outcomes for our tangata whaiora. We are looking for NZ Registered Health Practitioners or Mental Health Nurses to join our passionate and highly skilled multi disciplinary team as we work together to create new and innovative treatment options.
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Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
The Specialist Eating Disorders Service (SEDS) is a small multi-disciplinary team providing evidence based treatment and support to clients experiencing complex and severe eating disorders. We work in a holistic way together with our clients, their families and communities. We also lead the Midland Region Expert Eating Disorder Hub and have been tasked with supporting and developing Eating Disorder services within the Midland Region.
Mōu | About you
Required skills & experience you will need to be considered for this role:
A current New Zealand annual practicing certificate, or eligibility to obtain one
Interest and/or experience in working with clients and families affected by eating disorders and/or other mental health problems
Interest and/or experience in providing quality, evidence based practice in the treatment of mental health disorders
Ability to contribute positively to a multidisciplinary team
Experience in providing education or training to other professionals
While we value applicants who have experience in providing evidence based treatment for clients with eating disorders we invite candidates who have a genuine interest in working in the eating disorders field to apply. Training and supervision in the evidence based models of treatment will be provided as part of your professional development. All members of the SEDS team are provided with specialist supervision and ongoing opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills.
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
It is not very often something happens that is big; like, really big. Big to the point that it will touch the lives of every single person in the country. That is what we are talking about here. The provision of Health in Aotearoa New Zealand, and how its run is about to change in a big way.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora - Māori Health Authority will together shape the delivery of Health services in Aotearoa New Zealand for generations to come, and will form the core of a modern and integrated service looking after the needs of all our Whānau.
We are dedicated to achieving health equity for Māori and other priority populations. We are a Crown entity and an active partner in Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand is guided by Te Tiriti o Waitangi and is committed to upholding the articles.
Here at Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Waikato we have a team of 8,000 working across the Waikato where everyone plays a vital role in the care of our patients – directly or non-directly. Our vision is Healthy People. Excellent Care.
We are a values-based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. Reflecting the population we serve is an important part of the care we deliver to the community. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply. We proactively develop pathways that maximise opportunity for Māori and encourage Māori to apply.
He aha Waikato
Waikato is the fourth largest region in Aotearoa New Zealand and located just south of Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Whāingaroa Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Kapanga Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Waikato is the home of the Kiingitanga and rich in Māori culture. Waikato Hospital sits on whenua gifted by Waikato iwi, situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato Awa, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Learn more about living in the mighty Waikato here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
If you would like to discuss this position prior to applying please contact Kelly Pacheco, Team Leader, Kelly.Pacheco@waikatodhb.health.nz - 0273574158, or Mandy Shanley, Clinical Lead-Clinical Nurse Specialist Amanda.Shanley@waikatodhb.health.nz - 021410304 .
Closing date: 24 March 2023
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
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