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Registered Health Clinician (0.4FTE fixed term) – Youth Forensic

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  • Location:


  • Applications Close:

    11 July 2024

  • Sector:

    Mental Health
  • Type:


  • Hours:

    Part Time

  • Organisation:

    Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau

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Registered Health Clinician (0.4FTE fixed term) – Youth Forensic – Mid North

Part time (0.4FTE)

Fixed term ending 4 April 2025

Are you seeking that role with real impact and meaning? Would you like to see the tangible outcome of your work, in your community, every day? At Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora, we’re driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.

Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Registered Health Clinician to join our Youth Forensic team in a role where you can be part of making a difference. You will be working with young people involved in the youth justice system or who are at high risk of offending to provide integrated assessments, risk management and treatment plans as requested by the Youth Court taking into account the psychosocial issues that are relevant to their development and wellbeing.

The role is part of Te Roopu Kimiora, Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Service, based in the Mid North. This supportive multi-disciplinary team actively promotes recovery focused care and are seeking an autonomous practitioner, who is keen to innovate and participate in service development to join us. This is a part time role working 16 hours per week for a fixed term period ending on 4 April 2025.

About you

You will have:

  • a passion for working with young people and their whānau, along with a diverse and flexible approach, and proficient skills and knowledge, with a commitment to Tikanga Māori.
  • working knowledge of the criminal justice system and have strong assessment and intervention skills within the mental health and addiction sector.
  • hold New Zealand registration and a current practicing certificate with a relevant professional body i.e. a Nurse, Social Worker, or hold DAPAANZ registration.
  • hold a current full drivers licence with the ability to travel throughout the region.

A career with Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH24-130

Closes: 11 July 2024