Mental Health Professional Referrals Management - Manaaki House at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Seeking an experienced Mental Health Professional for Referrals Management for our team at Manaaki House.
- Responsible for facilitating and co-ordinating service user access to the range of clinical services and teams that this centre provides
- Permanent, full-time (40 hours) per week, Monday to Friday – based in Manaaki House
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Te Te Whatu Ora I Te Toka Tumai has four adult community mental health centres (CMHCs): Manaaki House (Panmure), Cornwall House (Greenlane), Taylor Centre (Ponsonby) and Kainga Tiaki (Mt Eden).
We provide a range of high-quality therapeutic programmes with a strong multi-disciplinary focus. You’ll be continually stimulated and challenged as you work with a diverse group of clients presenting a range of mental health needs.
The Referrals Management Service (RMS) is the front end of our business and we are looking for an experienced mental health professional to oversee our assessment and liaison role. Working within Referrals Management Service, you will be responsible for facilitating and co-ordinating service user access to the range of clinical services and teams that this centre provides. This includes managing and triaging all non-urgent referrals, dealing with enquiries from GPs, the public, external agencies and referrers. This role provides the opportunity to work very closely with the Primary Care Liaison team. Work is Monday to Friday and can be full or part time. It’s also possible to engage in a combination of RMS/ key worker/ community acute service work if that’s your preferred gig.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
This is an opportunity to be a part of a team that will support excellent clinical care into the future, as well as offering the chance to develop your existing mental health knowledge and clinical skills in an established and multidisciplinary work environment. You will have an ability to work collaboratively across a wide spectrum of clinical and cultural services, the NGO and community sector, and provide input and support to other members of the service.
This role will suit someone who has worked in a community mental health setting and is dedicated to empowering and enabling service users. You’re a confident communicator and decision maker with strong clinical competencies and a high level of time management and organisational skills. Preferably, you will hold some acute mental health experience or knowledge.
You will be a registered mental health professional with a full and clean NZ driver's licence as this is a community-based role. You will already be a Duly Authorised Officer or be willing to train to fulfil this requirement within the first year of employment. We would support a registered nurse to work towards a Level 4 PDRP within the first year. This role is not suitable for new graduate applications.
For more information about this role please contact Dawn Bannister, via DBannister@adhb.govt.nz
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 also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa)
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.
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
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Suzanne Morgan - Recruitment Consultant at email@example.com or 021 461 532 to discuss how we can best support your application.
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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