Mental Health Professional

Availability
2022-06-03 to 2022-06-22
Job Number
SOUT05213
Company
Southern District Health Board
Location
Otago
Work Type
Part Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Child and Family Mental Health Service (CAFMHS)

Dunedin (CBD)

Join our dynamic team and work in a supportive environment
Permanent, part-time 0.8 FTE 32 hours per week
Monday to Friday
Make a difference in the lives of children and their families
About the team

Southern DHB's Child and Family Mental Health Service (CAFMHS) in Dunedin provide support and treatment for children (0-14years) experiencing moderate to severe mental health issues, including support to family.

About the role - About you

This position will see you managing a limited caseload, providing assessment, treatment and co-working to facilitate the best outcome for children and family. You will enjoy working collaboratively alongside other experienced clinical staff to promote healthy family systems and be able to form sound links with external agencies.

You will bring to this role flexibility and experience in working with children and family within a multidisciplinary setting. We provide good orientation to the position and will support your ongoing professional development needs.

To be considered for this position you must have relevant mental health experience and hold current registration and an annual practising certificate as either a Registered Nurse or an Allied Health Professional (Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Clinical Psychologist)

About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Why Dunedin

Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities and competitive house prices. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Why don't you check outhttps://careers.southernhealth.nz/for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

View mental health professional position description ( social worker, OT,Clinical Psychologist)

View Registered Nurse position description

Closing date: Wednesday, 22 June 2022.

Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via ourinternal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

For further information please contact Caroline, Recruitment Advisor - Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Directorate, phone (03) 214 5769 or email [email protected]

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

Occupational health assessment
Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

Covid vaccination requirements

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 this also includes the requirement that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job/Mental-Health-Professional/776979210/

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