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Registered Mental Health Professional - RN/OT/SW - North Team

We are currently seeking an experienced Registered Mental Health Professional to join our supportive, friendly multidisciplinary team within the Adult Community Mental Health Service here at the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB).

Our North team at the BOPDHB provides quality Mental Health Community Care to the Adult population of Tauranga all the way out to Waihi Beach. The team consists of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nurses, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists.

The ideal applicant would have a minimum of three years of experience in Mental Health, including Community based care. You need to be willing to work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for teammates who are passionate about lifelong learning in this field and are willing to ask questions.

We currently have permanent part time & full time positions available. When applying please state in your cover letter how many hours you wish to be considered for.

The Bay of Plenty is renowned for its beautiful beaches, surfing, kayaking, boating, fishing, tramping and native bush reserves. The city of Tauranga is only 2 hours from Auckland; around an hour away from Rotorua and in winter it is under 3 hours to the central plateau ski fields. We value work-life balance and staff well-being with a full staff wellness programme on offer.

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence in their daily work. The successful applicant will have to provide evidence they are compassionate, team spirited, responsive to needs and with an attitude of always striving for excellence.

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.

Please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@bopdhb.govt.nz to obtain the relevant job description.

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 are to be made online.