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Te Kaahu Coordinator, Intensive Clinical Support Service – Kari Centre

Organisation Auckland DHB
Area, City Auckland
Advert reference AUC04812
Contact person Jimmy Mathews
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Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Part time
Closing date for applications 16-06-2019


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service – Auckland DHB

0.8 FTE (full time negotiable)

We are looking for an energetic qualified mental health professional to join our Te Kaahu Intensive Clinical team as a Co-ordinator. Essentially, you will have mental health experience and a clinical qualification and professional registration in Psychiatric Nursing, Occupational Therapy, or Social Work.

The Te Kaahu team is a small team within the Kari Centre that supports children, adolescents and their families receiving treatment in our service to recover from serious mental health problems. Members of Te Kaahu provide intensive clinical support for young people and their Whanau who experience high social needs and mental illness, and are also supported by Oranga Tamariki.

This is a part time 0.8 FTE position with the option of full time negotiable, based in Greenlane. You will need a full and clean driver’s license for this role.

As an ideal candidate, you will have experience in and knowledge of the Wraparound Model of Care, Strengths based approaches and Family Systems treatment, familiarity with Oranga Tamariki processes and pathways, and an interest in providing extensive support to our vulnerable populations.

You will also have leadership qualities and/or experience and be a highly organised person, managing the organisational needs of the team as well as working clinically alongside the team.

In this role, you will work closely with referring colleagues, striving to develop and maintain a high standard of service delivery, within the service and with other agencies such as Oranga Tamariki.

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.  To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”. 

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To express interest, please apply online now at www.careers.adhb.govt.nz to job number: AUC04812.

For any other query or help applying online please contact Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) on 09 638 0364 or email: [email protected]

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.

Applications close 16 June 2019.

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