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Team Leader / Kaiarataki Tira (CAMHS Wairarapa)

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location: Masterton

Service: Te Ratonga Aranga Mokopuna Ārangi (TE R.A.M.A.) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: As per MECA, dependent on discipline and experience

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

The team leader works closely with the operations manager and clinical leader. The focus is on working collaboratively with the team and the wider community across the Wairarapa to provide early intervention and promote a whole community approach to support the mental health and wellbeing of tamariki, rangatahi and their whanau. A key priority of the role is to improve equity of access to services and improve outcomes for Māori and Pacific peoples.

The team leader will have overall responsibility for the service in ensuring that day to day clinical, administrative, financial and human resource management of the service are carried out efficiently.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Te Ratonga Aranga Mokopuna Arangi – Te R.A.M.A is a small team of 15 FTE made up of a mixture of disciplines, psychiatry, psychology, nursing, social work, counselling, AOD clinician, cultural clinicians and a community support worker. The team works within a multidisciplinary model, based on team work and living the DHB values. The team work collaboratively with whanau, the wider DHB and other stakeholders to provide quality culturally safe services. The team values the sharing of knowledge and skills and there is a culture of supporting professional development. The team works within the Choice and Partnership Approach (CAPA) framework. The team is based in Masterton and serves the tangata whaiora of the whole Wairarapa district.

Moū – About you

  • Previous experience in mental health
  • Registered health professional
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability in leadership/management

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast DHB

Hutt Valley DHB

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH081-22) in the subject line.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed