Community Mental Health Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker - Triage

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

The details: Permanent – 80 hours per week

If you are a flexible dynamic clinician who is excited about the changing face of mental health service delivery and want to be a part of shaping this, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

About the service:

The triage team plays a vital role in community mental health and addictions service, receiving all referrals into the service and ensuring they are either referred on to an appropriate community service or are brought into the appropriate team. We also offer a short term pathway with brief interventions.

We operate a 6 day a week service; this position will essentially be 8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday with the occasional request to cover a Saturday.

Our mental health and addictions service is currently undergoing a transformational programme of change, and this position will offer opportunities to be a part of service development and strengthening the way we support our community.

Required skills & experience:

· registration with the appropriate registration body

· hold a current full, clean driver’s license

Why us:

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 a friendly team who will support your orientation and mentoring to help you get to know our service.

Your application:

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are excited to be a part of our busy changing service, please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact Elle Hayes, Charge Nurse Manager on (07) 834 6902

Application closing date: 11 April 2021

Values

Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

· Give and earn respect - Whakamana

· Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo

· Fair play – Mauri Pai

· Growing the good – Whakapakari

· Stronger together – Kotahitanga

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