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Registered Health Clinician – Youth Forensic (1.0FTE)

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 Northland DHB, we’re driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.

Right now we have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Registered Health Clinician to join our Youth Forensic team at Te Roopu Kimiora Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Service, based in Whangarei.

Our 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.

Northland DHB is committed to a system that is Tiriti (Treaty) based and one that actively and purposefully invests in equitable outcomes for its Māori population.

Northland DHB recognises Māori as tāngata Whenua (first peoples) of New Zealand and have prioritised Māori health. We understand our Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations in relation to:

· Stewardship

· Iwi/Māori health development

· Equity

· Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge and expertise)

To be successful in this role you will hold New Zealand registration and a current practicing certificate with a relevant professional body i.e. a Nurse, Social Worker, or hold DAPAANZ registration.

You will have a working knowledge of the criminal justice system and have strong assessment and intervention skills within the mental health and addiction sector.

Ideally you would have a current driver’s licence and 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.

A career with Northland DHB 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: AH21-125

Closes: 11 July 2021

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