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Registered Health Professional Intake Coordinator

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.