Where you’ll be working: ICAMHS, Waiora CBD, Hamilton
Details: Permanent, 80 hours per fortnight
We have an exciting new opportunity for a mental health nurse or allied health clinician to advance their career within the mental health & addictions service.
About the service:
We provide specialist services for infants, children/tamariki and adolescents/rangatahi who are experiencing serious mental health challenges. Strong relationships with whānau, our cluster partners, other providers and with the communities we serve are the foundation of our work so you will need the ability to maintain excellent external working relationships as we look for opportunities to achieve equity for Māori.
About the role:
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team of passionate Mental Health Clinicians & Support Workers who support one another to affect change and make a sustainable difference in the lives of tamariki, rangatahi and their whānau, and in the communities they work with.
As this is a new role you will have the unique opportunity to develop and embed it within the team, working closely with the charge nurse manager. It will be a busy role, the rewards significant and you will be supported to establish yourself into this new role and help lead the team.
Responsibilities of the role:
• Part of the ICAMHS leadership team
• Provide leadership and clinical support to all team members
• Manage waitlist referrals, allocation and other tasks as delegated by the CNM
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with your colleagues across mental health & addictions sector, both internally to the DHB and externally with our NGO cluster partners
• Act up as CNM / TL as required
Required skills and experience:
• Full registration with the registration board of relevant discipline
• Full current clean drivers licence
• At least 2 years clinical experience in ICAMHS (current)
• Experience in clinical leadership (preferred)
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 communities.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email.
If you would like to find out more about this awesome role, please contact Heidi Steyn, Charge Nurse Manager, ICAMHS & Perinatal on 021 275 2076
Application closing date: 29 October 2021
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