Occupational Therapist/Social Worker
- Working in a egionally focussed, multi-disciplinary team, whose primary role is the assessment and treatment of tamariki and rangatahi involved in the Youth Justice systems
- Seeking an experienced Occupational Therapist or Social Worker for this clinical role
- Permanent full time/part time opportunities - Monday to Friday, based in our Greenlane Clinic Centre
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Tū Māia (formerly known as Regional Youth Forensic Service -RYFS) is a regionally focussed multi-disciplinary team whose primary role is the assessment and treatment of tamariki and rangatahi involved in the Youth Justice systems. This role will include (but not limited to) preparing formal reports on mental health needs for the Courts and other agencies, and providing short term therapies to a small number of young people. We also provide clinical services to young people in secure residential care, and Court liaison services.
Tū Māia is seeking an Occupational Therapist or Social Worker to join our team. You will work with your primary focus on clinical service provision.
This is an opportunity to be a part of a service that will support excellent clinical care into the future, as well as offering the chance to develop your existing Mental Health knowledge in an established and multidisciplinary work environment. 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.
For further details, please refer to the position description here
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
You will be a registered Mental Health Professional (Social Worker or Occupational Therapist) and have a current Annual Practising Certificate. This role is ideal for a Social Worker or Occupational Therapist who has experience and skills working with people from a range of cultural backgrounds and has worked in a Community Mental Health setting previously.
Being a confident communicator and decision maker with strong nursing competencies are imperative. Strong organisational skills and a high level of time management are also required in the role. A full and clean NZ driver licence is essential in this community based role.
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 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
Apply now at www.careers.adhb.govt.nz quoting job title and reference number ADHB12924. Please attach a Cover Letter and your latest CV.
If you have any queries about this opportunity or accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Suzanne Morgan, Recruitment Consultant at email@example.com or 021 461 532 to discuss how we can best support your application.
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