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Registered Clinician Child Adolescent Mental Health Service

Te Oranganui is an iwi led organisation that was established in 1993 to improve access and service delivery of health services to Māori in the Whanganui region. Over time the roles and functions have grown and the organisation now delivers a range of health and social services throughout the region to Māori and non-Māori Whānau.

Waiora Hinengaro (Mental Health and Addiction Services) has a vacancy for a tāpuhi to work with tamariki and rangatahi from 7 to 17 years. These tamariki and rangatahi along with their whānau are experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse problems that are interrupting their potential life course.

The ideal applicant will have a passion for the health and wellbeing of Iwi, be committed to providing the best possible care and work very well with others. Understanding the application of whare tapa whā in your mahi as well as the knowledge of stages of development, mental health nurse practice and community options are also important to the role.

Your communication must be effective with all people in all settings. Other requirements are to have a NZ Practicing Certificate that allows you to work in a mental health setting, be computer literate, and have a full drivers license.

The role is 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday. For queries about the position please ring the Service Manager, Sharon Crombie on 06 349 0007 or 027 546 100.



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