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Co-Existing Problems Clinician

Monday - Friday; 1.00 FTE, Fixed term ending July 2023

South Taranaki

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Have the right person and skills for the right job

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He whakamārama mō Tui Ora | About us

Tui Ora is a holistic kaupapa Māori organisation, providing a range of wellbeing services to people in Taranaki. We employ passionate, professional people to fit with our whānau team culture. We value highly skilled, committed community focused individuals to support this kaupapa, and currently have an exciting opportunity.

Mō te tūranga | About the role

Are you an inspired and passionate Comprehensive Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional with experience working in Mental Health and Addictions?

The Co-Existing Problems Clinician will provide specialist recovery-oriented intervention for adult Whānau Whaiora who have complex co-existing problems of mental health and alcohol and/or other drug misuse across the mental health spectrum. This position is for a fixed term to cover Parental Leave and will be working from our office in Te Hāwera, South Taranaki.

We invite innovation and encourage creativity to demonstrate a recovery focus. As a valued and respected team member, you will experience a collaborative and supportive work environment.

Kia ekena a angitū | To promote success in this role, you will have

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in mental health high and complex needs
  • A health professional qualification regulated by the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act
  • Registration with a health or social service professional body
  • A current Practicing Certificate
  • Experience working in mental health service delivery and with evidence-based practice
  • A qualification in talking therapies is desirable
  • Existing networks within the Taranaki community
  • Experience in applying Tikanga Maori as it applies in the role
  • A full, clean NZ Driver Licence.

Tikanga haumaru | Safety checking

  • Tui Ora is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. Although this role may not interact with children, safety checking for employment will be required
  • Tui Ora considers that this role falls within coverage of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 (“the Order”) which is now in effect. You must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to be able to fulfil the requirements of the ”Order” in this role

We offer (subject to eligibility criteria):

  • Employment Assistance Programme – EAP
  • Te reo Māori and cultural learning
  • Boost discount programme
  • Tui Ora Day (an additional paid day each year)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A professional, fun, and vibrant working whānau environment.

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via Tui Ora’s online process. Complete the online application and upload a cover letter and CV. You may also view a position description at this site. If you have not completed the online application and/or uploaded both these documents, your application may not be considered. For further information email

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

This position is open and has no close date, however, applicants will be contacted throughout the recruitment process.

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