Mental Health Professional - Community Acute Service

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Mental Health
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Te Toka Tumai | Auckland
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ADHB21102 Requisition #

  • Community Mental Health – Community Acute Service Based at Cornwall House
  • Seeking applications from experienced Registered Nurses, Social Workers, and Occupational Therapists,
  • Permanent, full-time rostered role, Monday to Sunday

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

Cornwall House Community Mental Health Acute Service is based at Greenlane Clinical Centre, with great access to the Motorway, all public transport links and good staff parking.

You will be working with a well-established, supportive team of mental health clinicians with a wide range of experience and backgrounds.

You will be given the chance to develop professionally through a thorough induction period and the opportunity for a range of leaning opportunities.

We are seeking applications from registered nurses, social workers and occupational therapists who are experienced in Mental Health.

The Community Acute Service provided by Te Toka Tumai Auckland is made up of 2 functions. Our Planned Acute Care teams, based in each of the four adult Community Mental Health Services across Auckland and our Urgent Response Service, based at Greenlane Clinical Centre. As a member of our Community Acute Service you will work across both parts of the service. The Community Acute Service operates 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Our Planned Acute Care teams provide a comprehensive range of therapeutic treatment options offering intensive home support when increased intervention is required. As a key member of this professional, dedicated team, you’ll be assessing and managing the needs of service users that are referred to the service with an acute mental health presentation and increased risk.

Our Planned Acute Care Team members are rostered into our Urgent Response Service (including weekends and nights). The Urgent Response Service assess tāngata whai i te ora who require an urgent mental health assessment This is a dynamic team that responds assertively to the acute mental health needs of tāngata whai i te ora in the community.

Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Possess clinical expertise and a strong focus on patient-centred care.
  • Exhibit the ability to collaborate effectively with clients, mental health service providers, government agencies, and community organizations to advance clients’ recovery.
  • Hold a valid Annual Practicing Certificate (APC).
  • Possess a Postgraduate Certificate in Mental Health.
  • Have minimum 2 Year MH experience working in a Mental Health setting.
  • Demonstrate a dedicated commitment to biculturalism.
  • Willing to become a Duly Authorised Officer of the Mental Health act,

For further details, please refer to the position description:

For more information about this role please contact (Andrea Lees) Clinical Team Leader via: AndreaL@adhb.govt.nz

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.

We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa).

We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.

He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here

We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.

For more information on what we offer, please click here.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Jade Smith - Recruitment Consultant at jadeelizab@adhb.govt.nz to discuss how we can best support your application.

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