We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Health Professional with mental health experience to join our Triage/Intake Team at Mental Health and Addiction Services Team.
This is a permanent full-time position.
The focus is to deliver high quality care to the growing population in the Bay of Plenty. At the heart of our services are our CARE values – Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence.
You will work with referrers, health partners, referred clients, their families/whanau and the community to provide an effective triage and assessment, to facilitate and implement planned treatment to maximise health and independence in the community:
- Provision of advice and assistance
- Resolution of the mental health crisis
- Facilitating transition along the care pathway for service-users and their families
- Linking consumers to primary care providers and appropriate community agencies
We have a commitment to working in partnership and collaboration with consumers, family/whānau and the community.
The successful applicant will be required to have an excellent understanding of mental health conditions, the Mental Health Act and a range of therapeutic modalities. Ideally you will have a minimum of 3 yrs. post graduate mental health experience.
At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do. We use values-based recruitment to help us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positive difference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and their families/whānau.
The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
All applications are to be made online.