Occupational Therapy New Zealand Whakaora Ngangahau Aotearoa

Community Mental Health Professional

ORGANISATION INFORMATION
Organisation West Coast District Health Board
Area, City Hokitika
Advert reference PC1082484
CONTACT INFORMATION
Contact person Simon Liddy
Contact website and/or email

Please apply via our website: https://westcoastdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/community-mental-health-professional/hokitika/18160

Contact telephone
VACANCY DETAILS
Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 22-11-2020


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Multiple permanent, full-time roles based with our team in Greymouth and Hokitika
  • NZ Registered Health professional with a Mental Health Scope of Practice and current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Ideally two years experience within specialist mental health

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini
My strength, is not the strength of one, it is the strength of many

What you’ll do with your time:

  • Undertakes all components of case management, including: comprehensive assessment, risk assessment and management, recovery, and treatment planning
  • Provides client-centred care, utilising evidence-based treatment strategies including, where appropriate, talking therapies
  • Take part in the local crisis response service roster.

We are looking for a Registered Health professional with either a Nursing or Allied Health background, who has the clinical skills required to assist people with current or ongoing mental health problems and to maintain their place in the community. This role will be working within the community and within our integrated model of care. There will also be an opportunity to work within our Crisis response team based in Greymouth.

We are looking for someone with the following traits:

  • Excellent assessment and communication skills
  • Flexibility to work autonomously as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Understanding and application of the principles of the treaty of Waitangi, with a culturally safe and appropriate approach to practice
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • A strong understanding of Māori health inequity and Māori population need
  • Understanding of contemporary approaches to mental health and wellbeing

We have a variety of roles that can accommodate a range of experience in the field of mental health.

What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development.

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

What’s next

Please apply online via our careers website or for further questions or a copy of the relevant job description, please contact: Simon Liddy

Email: [email protected]

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!



Back to all Job Vacancies