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Registered Health Professional - Intake Coordinator

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Whakarongo ake ai, whāia te iti Kahurangi, ki te tūohu koe, me he maunga teitei.

Mō Tātou – About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 4000 staff.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Health Professional to join our Intake Team at Mental Health Service for Older People Community team.

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.

Please click here to view the Registered Nurse position description.

Please click here to view the Registered Health Professional position description.

Mōu - About You

The successful application will have a minimum of 3 years of post-graduate mental health experience, preferably with experience in older person’s mental health.

The successful applicant will be required to have an excellent understanding of mental health conditions, the Mental Health Act, PPPR Act, understanding of capacity assessment work up, a range of therapeutic modalities, dementia/delirium nursing care.

Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits

  • In-House career development
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Flexible working options for a healthy work-life balance
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • SWEAT, our onsite gym
  • Free onsite parking
  • Discounts (with local businesses)

Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values

At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW

For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career’s portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Beth Thomas – Allied Health Team Leader - Mental Health Services for Older People on 07 579 8964

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.

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.

All applications must be made online