AOD / Co-Existing Disorder Clinician (Nga Taiohi)

2022-07-28 to 2022-08-15
Job Number
Te Whatu Ora - Capital and Coast and Hutt Valley
Work Type
Full Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko me Te Karu o Te Ika (MHAIDS)

Location: Kenepuru Hospital

Service: Nga Taiohi

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: As per PSA MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and committed AOD/Co-Existing Disorder Clinician to join the National Youth Secure Forensic Inpatient team at Keneperu Hospital. We offer an MDT approach to specialised assessment and treatment for youth offenders with mental health problems and substance use problems within a bi-cultural model of care. We work within a framework of clinical governance and are a progressive service committed to providing a culture of ongoing professional development for staff through regular supervision, in-service training and support towards external education. You will be required to provide specialist assessment and intervention for our rangatahi in conjunction with the MDT.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Nga Taiohi is co-located with our Acute Youth Mental Health Inpatient Unit (Rangatahi) and the Youth Intellectual Disability (ID) Inpatient Unit (Hikitia Te Wairua) at Kenepuru Hospital. This service is part of Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAID’s) Te Whatu Ora. We offer a supportive and friendly environment to work in with a committed team of staff in a modern purpose built facility.

Moū – About you

Previous youth and/or forensic experience preferred.
You will be an experienced Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Addictions Clinician and hold a current DAPAANZ registration.
Post registration education/learning and experience relevant to the specialty area of child and youth mental health and addiction is desirable.
You must be willing to undergo a police vetting process.
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.

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 [email protected] and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH238-22) in the subject line.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including having had one booster vaccination. 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
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