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Senior Taiohi Clinician

Monday – Friday; 1.00 FTE

Nā tō rourou, nā taku rourou ka ora ai te iwi

With your contribution and with my contribution the people will be nourished

Tēnā koe

He whakamārama mō Tui Ora | About us

Tui Ora is a kaupapa Māori organisation, providing a range of wellbeing services to whānau in Taranaki. We employ passionate, professional people to fit with our whānau team culture. We value highly skilled, committed community-focussed individuals to support this kaupapa, and we currently have an exciting new opportunity.

Mō te tūranga | About the role

Our Taiohi Ora Youth Wellness Service is available for young people aged 10 to 18 years. The Senior Taiohi Clinical role is a pivotal position in our Taiohi Ora Youth Wellness Service. The team members consist of clinical staff and whānau ora kaimahi, skilled in engaging whānau Maori. In this senior role you will navigate a pathway between Hospital(secondary) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and Tui ora, Community (primary) Service. Working in collaboration with Kaiarahi you will undertake assessments and develop service plans with whānau. In addition, you will be expected to manage a small caseload.

Kia ekena a angitū | To promote success in this role, you will have

  • A health professional qualification regulated by the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003; or
  • Registration as a health professional or accredited with a health or social service professional body
  • Proven experience of evidence-based best practice primary therapeutic practice
  • Experience in counselling and specialist modalities relevant to working with youth
  • Clinical Supervision (desirable)
  • Specialist training in Child and Adolescent Mental Health (desirable)
  • Understanding of issues and risk assessment in relation to mental health and alcohol and drug intervention, treatment and support for infants, children, adolescents, and youth
  • Passion about Māori health, wellbeing and thriving whānau
  • A full, clean NZ Driver Licence.

Tikanga haumaru | Safety checking

  • Tui Ora is committed to the application of the Children’s Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. Safety checking for employment will be required for this role.
  • Tui Ora considers that this role falls within coverage of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 (“the Order”) which is now in effect. You must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to be able to fulfil the requirements of the ”Order” in this role.

We offer (subject to eligibility criteria):

  • Employment Assistance Programme – EAP
  • Te Reo and cultural learning
  • Boost discount programme
  • Tui Ora day (an additional paid day each year)
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A professional, fun and vibrant working whānau environment.

Me pēhea te tono | How to apply

For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via Tui Ora’s online process. Complete the online application at and upload a cover letter and CV. You may also view a position description at this site. If you have not completed the online application and/or uploaded both these documents, your application may not be considered.

For further information email

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position.

This position is open and has no close date, applicants will be contacted throughout the recruitment process.

Ngā mihi ki a koe

Nā mātou

Nā Tui Ora.