Clinical Coordinator Tupu Ora

2023-08-11 to 2023-09-22
Job Number
Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland
Work Type
Full Time
Closing Date
Job Description
- Clinical Coordinator - Tupu Ora Community Team - Regional Eating Disorders Service
- Full Time (40 hours), permanent position, Monday to Friday
- Based in our Greenlane Clinical Centre

Exciting opportunity for a NZ Registered Mental Health Professional to join the leadership team at the Tupu Ora, the regional specialist eating disorders service.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

Tupu Ora is a regional specialist service providing assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders. Tupu Ora also provides consultation to and liaison with community mental health services and hospitals in the Metro Auckland region.

Tupu Ora provides specialist community based assessment and treatment for children, adolescents and adults presenting with severe eating disorders, along with an intensive group programme. There are strong linkages with the Tupu Ora residential treatment service.

Our team is made up of experienced mental health professionals including Specialist Psychiatrists, General practitioners, Dieticians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Psychotherapists, Mental Health nurses and Occupational Therapists.

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.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

We welcome applications from experienced NZ registered Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Psychotherapists and Social Workers.

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 Te Toka Tumai Auckland Leadership Development Programme.

Experience working with eating disorders 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.

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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