Clinical Coordinator Tu Rangatahi - Kari Centre

2023-08-10 to 2023-09-18
Job Number
Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland
Work Type
Full Time
Closing Date
Job Description
* Seeking an experienced Mental Health Professional for our Tu Rangatahi programme, as part of our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
* Provide clinical leadership and coordination for the day to day activities
* Permanent, full-time role (40 hours), Monday to Friday
* Exciting opportunity to join the leadership team at the Kari Centre, a well-established CAMHS team based at Greenlane Clinical Centre, Auckland

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

The Kari Centre is the community-based service provided for children and adolescents living in the central Auckland catchment who may be experiencing a mental illness.

Our team is made up of experienced mental health professionals including Specialist Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Child Psychotherapists, Mental Health nurses and Occupational Therapists as well as cultural support staff.

We are looking for a motivated clinician to provide clinical leadership and coordinate the day to day activities for Tu Rangatahi – the group programme operating within CAMHs.

Responsibilities include oversight and management of clinical systems and processes, ensuring appropriate review of service user care, and clinical support and guidance to clinicians. Supporting our service to meet key performance objectives is an important part of the role.

Reporting to the Clinical Team Leader there will be opportunities to take part in recruitment and retention activities and involvement in service development projects. You will work closely with the Lead Clinician and Practice Supervisors in the service.

You will need to be clinically experienced with proven leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively at a senior clinical level with service users, colleagues, mental health service providers, government agencies and the NGO sector. There will be an opportunity to develop your leadership skills through the ADHB Leadership Development Programme.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
* We welcome applications from experienced NZ registered Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers.
* Experience working with the CAPA model or facilitating and coordinating groups would be an advantage.
* You must be a NZ registered Mental Health Professional with a current APC.
* A full and clean NZ driver licence is essential in this community-based role.

For more information about this role please contact Sharon Kipling-Adamson, via [email protected]

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.

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 Suzanne Morgan - Recruitment Consultant at [email protected] or 021 461 532 to discuss how we can best support your application.


This position is a Core Children's worker under the Children's Act & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts.
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