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Mental Health Professional for Team Leader - National Youth Forensic Service

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location: Kenepuru Hospital Base

Service: Mental Health and Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS)

Contract: Full time, Permanent 1.00 FTE

Salary: $122,086 - $138,057 (PSA)

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

An opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader’s position for our National Youth Forensic Service – Nga Taiohi, which is part of the Central Region Forensics & Rehabilitation Inpatient Service. Nga Taiohi is based on the Kenepuru Hospital site. The Team Leader’s role is to ensure that the Team provides an effective and efficient service that facilitates clinical and cultural excellence and desired outcomes.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Nga Taiohi is the national secure youth forensic purpose built 10 beds unit which will provide the inpatient service for youth offenders with a mental health and/or alcohol and other drug (AOD) issues. The secure youth forensic unit is co-located with the existing Youth Acute Inpatient Mental Health Inpatient Unit (Rangatahi) and the Youth Intellectual Disability (ID) Inpatient Unit (Hikitia Te Wairua) in the Centre of Excellence at Kenepuru Hospital.

Moū – About you

Our ideal candidate must have experience in:

-working in a forensic mental health setting

-to lead and manage a team of clinicians and administrative staff

-to manage a business operation and change

-taking ownership, accountability and responsibility for the role

The candidate must have a relevant tertiary level business qualification and a clinical discipline which is preferred.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast

Hutt Valley

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed