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Registered Health Professional

  • Permanent, full-time based in Masterton.
  • Working Monday to Friday 8.30 to 5.00.
  • Are you an RHP with a current NZ registration and practicing certificate?

Are you a passionate Registered Health Professional keen to make a difference in the lives of people experiencing mental health and addiction challenges?

Are you a passionate, Registered Health Professional who is keen to make a difference in the lives of people experiencing mental health and addiction challenges? Do you have creative flare and can design and facilitate group and individual programmes based on person and service need? You are comfortable collaborating with staff to understand unmet/complex need and assist with goal orientated interventions to support people to maintain momentum on their recovery journeys. Do you have a positive attitude and can contribute and to a collaborative and cohesive team culture? If you think you fit the description, then we want to hear from you!

We are keen to support developing your professional career, through your journey of providing clinical intervention to help manage health and social needs.

The role

We’re looking for a Registered Health Professional to join our Pathways Mental Health and Addictions services here in the Wairarapa.

You’ll be working Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.00pm, and based in Masterton.

Our clinicians support people experiencing acute mental health issues to improve their physical health and wellbeing through providing group and individual programs. We work to ensure clinical interventions are recovery focused, strengths based, and person centered with a health education focus. The service promote self-management skills and connect people with appropriate community services. Previous mental health and addictions experience is preferred.

Pathways

Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities.

The Team

You’ll be reporting to the Team Coach for the Community Mobile Service and working within the Addictions and Mental health teams in the community.

You

We are interested to hear from candidates who are NZ health professionals, preferably an OT, but will also consider Nurse (must be able to work in mental health), or Social Worker.

You’ll be known for your caring, friendly and approachable manner and be passionate about your professional role and identity. You’ll have a non-judgmental approach to working within a diverse population. A real team player, you’ll be an excellent communicator and the sort of person who brings fun and laughter to your work environment. You’ll thrive in a supportive multi-disciplinary team environment where your skills and knowledge are valued and respected by your colleagues.

  • You are a great listener, the sort of person who will listen deeply to the people who use our services
  • You are a fresh thinker, using curiosity and imagination to generate new ideas
  • You are energizing, inspiring others with enthusiasm and a take action approach
  • You will need to be able to work collaboratively with support workers and other stake holders.
  • You have a current full New Zealand drivers licence.
  • Knowledge of the Wairarapa health and social service sector would be advantageous.

The Wise Group are passionate supporters of our communities and vulnerable populations. We place a high value on the safety and wellbeing of our staff and the people we support. We endorse the Ministry of Health recommendation for vaccinations to protect us all against COVID-19. It is therefore our expectation that all new Wise Group employees are vaccinated.

The Benefits

In this role, you can look forward to extra leave, subsidies for school holiday childcare and a great team around you every day working in an organisation that believes in its’ purpose. Be part of a supportive work environment where life balance is encouraged, people are valued and new solutions are the norm!

Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 4th October 2021. PLEASE NOTE, this advert may close if a suitable candidate is found prior to the closing date.

Position description: please copy and paste the following link into your browser: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/uploads/files/position-descriptions/PW_RHP.pdf

Contact: Jenna Jeffcoat, Service and Relationship manager on 0275570137 if you have any questions.

For further information, visit our website www.pathways.co.nz

Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply.

**All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.


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