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Team Leader – Adult Community Service

Organisation Auckland DHB
Area, City Auckland
Advert reference ADHB10121
Contact person Trish Tillson
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Permanent/temporary Permanent
Full/part time Full time
Closing date for applications 16-05-2021


Team Leader – Adult Community Service

  • Are you keen to take your leadership skills to the next level?
  • Excellent opportunity for an Allied Health professional to lead a Community based multi-disciplinary team
  • Permanent, full time position

Adult Community Services consists of large clinical and non-clinical teams delivering nursing and allied health services to the Auckland community. Our aim is to provide these services close to home to enable people in managing their own health to remain independent and well. This is an exciting opportunity as the service has rolled-out a locality model and the team are looking for qualified and experienced people leaders to join the Community Services leadership team.

 The Team Leader will lead a multidisciplinary team that include both allied health and nursing staff that serve a local community. Whilst demonstrating strong leadership, you will champion the locality model of service by developing close relationships with hospital services, primary care, community providers, other locality teams and the local community.

 As a Team Leader you will:

  • Provide clinical, day-to-day leadership and direction for your locality team.
  • Provide operational and HR management for individuals within your locality team.
  • Oversee the operational performance of your locality to ensure the service meets the needs of the community and delivered within budget.
  • Oversee and maintain clinical governance practices within your locality and contribute to the wider clinical governance systems, processes and structures within Community Services
  • Develop and advance services within your locality including developing relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the leadership, development and management of community services within the directorate.

This is a time of change in the directorate, to be successful in this challenging and rewarding position you must have the ability to lead a team and effectively manage others whilst supporting the overall organisational goals and values. The position requires a self-motivated and conscientious leader with a strong clinical and patient 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 and patients.

You must be clinically qualified in a relevant field of practice (Allied Health) and registered in New Zealand, holding a current Annual Practicing Certificate if relevant.

 This is a permanent, full time role (40 hours per week).

Please click here to view the position description

 Please apply online at www.careers.adhb.govt.nz and quote job reference number to attach your CV and covering letter.

If you have any questions about this position you are welcome to contact: Trish Tillson via email: [email protected]

For any other query or need assistance to apply online please contact Kavitha John (Recruitment Consultant) via email: [email protected]

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