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Taurawhiri - Mason Clinic

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, Rangatira ma, tenei te panui ake i tenei Turanga, kua tu wātea mai hei kaimahi Māori mō Waitematā DHB. Tona taitara he: Taurawhiri

Ko wai mātou: Who we are

Waitematā DHB acknowledge the way we plan and make decisions and deliver services every day is based on our values of everyone matters; with compassion; better, best, brilliant and connected.

The Mason Clinic’s vision, mission and values are inclusive; founded on a therapeutic commitment to patients, whānau and the community. Mason Clinic is a secure unit, located in Point Chevalier and provides integrated forensic mental health services to the northern region’s courts, prisons and general mental health services

The service catchment area for general mental illness is from the Bombay Hills to the top of the North. Offenders with an intellectual disability catchment are from Taupō to the top of the North Island.

This position will be working within the forensic intellectual disability (ID) secure service which comprises of the IDOLS community team and the medium secure inpatient unit. The tangata whai i te ora are in the inpatient unit under the Intellectual disability compulsory care and rehabilitation Act and sometimes the MHA. Both those under an order or are civil service users on the IDOLS caseload within the high and complex framework are under the Forensic care service – ID. Previous work experience with persons with an ID is an advantage.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

The role will include:

  • Provide Tikanga Māori cultural assessments to support an appropriate treatment pathway for Māori Tangata whai i te ora.
  • Identify and facilitate integrated cultural interventions including Kaupapa Māori models of care.
  • Facilitate Kaupapa Māori pathways for tangata whai i te ora entering Regional Forensic Psychiatry Services, Mason Clinic

Ngā He korero mōu: What we are looking for

This role is a permanent, full time position located in Point Chevalier.

To ensure service delivery and outcomes are meet you will need;

  • Fluency in Te Reo Māori me ōna Tikanga
  • Strong understanding of the importance of and meaning of upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Knowledge of Māori Health models
  • Experience in working with tangata whai i te ora
  • Knowledge and practice of working with Māori whānau, iwi, hapū
  • Proficiency in Mātauranga Maori

If this sounds like you we welcome your application.

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