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Manager - Maternal Infant, Child, Adolescent Mental Health Services

(Maternal Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services)

About the service | He aha te mahi

Maternal, Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (MICAMHS) provide community-focused mental health and addiction care to the tamariki/children, rangitahi/youth aged 0 - 18, and their whānau/families of the Bay of Plenty. MICAMHS also delivers specialist care for hapū/pregnant wāhine/women in relation to their mental health and addiction needs.

Mental Health and Addiction Services are currently in a changing environment and there is opportunity to support transformational change for future integrated service models.

The service consists of 4 teams

  • Child and Incredible Years Specialist Service based in Tauranga
  • Adolescent and SORTED AOD team based in Tauranga
  • Maternal Mental Health (MMH) Team based in Tauranga
  • Voyagers team which delivers all different aspects of care i.e. Child, Adolescent and MMH based in Whakatane

All teams are multidisciplinary with nurses, occupational therapists, social workers, psychologists, administration, and medical staff.

The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

This is a great opportunity to make a real impact in a service which has significant opportunity for change. We are looking for an exceptional individual who is able to utilise their leadership abilities, passion, dedication, experience, and skills in our Maternal, Infant, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (MICAMHS). This service is currently in a changing environment and there is opportunity to support transformational change for future integrated service models. This is a full-time permanent position where the service manager will be expected to be flexible and work from our three sites: Tauranga Hospital, 290 Cameron Road and Voyagers in Whakatane.

About you | Ko wai koe

You will be committed to building a culture of high performance and the team will appreciate your inclusive, supportive, and collaborative leadership style. You will be known as a resilient and visionary leader amongst your peers. We are looking for someone with a proven leadership and operational management experience, ideally you will have post graduate experience in Mental Health (if you are a Nurse you will also need to have Mental Health in your Scope of Practice). You will be a problem solver, a creative thinker, and enjoy thinking outside the square.

About us | Ko wai mātou

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) is one of 20 DHBs in New Zealand, and one of five DHBs that make up the Midland region. We serve a population of approximately 238,380 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. The organisation is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 3900 staff. The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has the vision of achieving Healthy, Thriving Communities – Kia Momoho Te Hāpori Oranga.

Our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do. We are looking for someone who demonstrates, exudes and embeds behaviours consistent with our Manaakitanga values as well as the above skills and experience.

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

Should you wish to discuss this opportunity further please call Jen Boryer on 027 555 1158

All applications are to be make online.