Registered Health Clinician – Youth Forensic, Kaikohe (1.0FTE)

2022-10-28 to 2022-11-27
Job Number
NeonLogic Agency
Work Type
Full Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Are you seeking that role with real impact and meaning? Would you like to see the tangible outcome of your work, in your community, every day? At Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand, we’re driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.

Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

About The Role;

We have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Registered Health Clinician to join our Youth Forensic team in a role where you can be part of making a difference. You will be working with young people involved in the youth justice system or who are at high risk of offending to provide integrated assessments, risk management and treatment plans as requested by the Youth Court taking into account the psychosocial issues that are relevant to their development and wellbeing.

The role is part of Te Roopu Kimiora, Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Service, based in Kaikohe but covering much of Northland. This supportive multi-disciplinary team actively promotes recovery focused care and are seeking an autonomous practitioner, who is keen to innovate and participate in service development to join us. This is a permanent fulltime role (40 hours per week).

About You:

You will have:

• a passion for working with young people and their whānau, along with a diverse and flexible approach, and proficient skills and knowledge, with a commitment to Tikanga Māori.
• working knowledge of the criminal justice system and have strong assessment and intervention skills within the mental health and addiction sector.
• hold New Zealand registration and a current practicing certificate with a relevant professional body i.e. a Nurse, Social Worker, or hold DAPAANZ registration.
• hold a current full drivers licence with the ability to travel throughout Northland.

A career with Te Whatu Ora will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: AH22-375
Closes: 27 November 2022
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