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Registered Health Clinicians / Professional Educators – Community Assessment & Treatment Team (2.0FTE)

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 two exciting full time opportunities for Registered Health Clinicians with experience in Mental Health to join our Community Assessment & Treatment Team (CATT).

These roles will work as Registered Health Clinicians / Duly Authorised Officers at 0.75FTE and as Registered Health Clinician Professional Educators at 0.25FTE.

These roles are based in the Whangārei Hospital Emergency Department, working alongside other Kai Mahi within a supportive team environment of health professionals that is committed to delivering an excellent clinical and cultural service that reflects the needs of our tāngata whaiora and their whānau.

As a Registered Health Clinician / Duty Authorised Officer you will initiate a transformation change process that will establish and implement Mental Health and Addictions relation treatment and interventions.

As an Educator you will provide Mental Health education to maximise health care delivery within the Emergency Department setting.

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

To be successful in these roles you will have:

  • Registration and a current practicing certificate with a relevant professional body
  • Acute Mental Health & Addictions experience
  • At least five to seven years post registration experience
  • A commitment to improving health outcomes, cultural safety and quality of care for Māori

Our ideal applicants will have experience of working with tāngata whaiora and their whānau living with the effects of mental illness in our community and a proven ability to communicate well with tāngata whaiora, their whānau and colleagues, and engage Māori in making choices that enhance their wellbeing.

If you would like to join a team committed to ongoing professional and cultural development, apply today.

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: AH21-154

Closes: 11 August 2021

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