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Community Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker - Integrated Care Coordination Team

Where you’ll be working: Community Mental Health, 193 London Street, Hamilton

The details: Permanent – 55 hours per fortnight

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Community mental health nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker to be a part of service development and strengthening the way we support our community. If you are a flexible dynamic clinician that is excited about the changing face of mental health service delivery and want to be a part of the Integrated Care Co-ordination Team (ICCT), we have an opportunity for you.

About the role:

The ICCT team works alongside the Adult Mental Health Triage Team. ICCT supports the transition of Tangata Whaiora from mental health services back to primary/ G.P care and provides brief interventions to Tangata Whaiora referred into service via Triage, whose needs are best met on a short term pathway. The role has a strong emphasis on consult liaison, relationship development, brief interventions and wrap around support.

Required skills & experience:

You will be an experienced and dynamic mental health professional that is can provide therapeutic intervention, brief intervention and coordinate care. You will provide specialist advice to G.P’s and practice nurses around the mental and physical health needs of Tangata Whaiora. You will be confident providing education and liaising with a wide range of people and services and negotiating shared care arrangements. You will have a strong commitment to promoting positive relationships, quality improvement and collaboration between all key stakeholders.

To view the position description for Community Mental Health Nurse click here, Occupational Therapist click here or Social Worker click here.


The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.

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.

We offer:

• access to postgraduate education, to build on existing knowledge

• extensive internal training opportunities, to support skill development

• full orientation and mentoring to help you get to know our services

• access to Clinical supervision.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Donna Pay, Charge Nurse Manager on 07 8346902.

Application closing date: 28 November 2021


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