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Health professional Mental Health Assessment and At Home TreatmentCommunity Mental Health & Addiction Service Two permanent, part time positions (32 hours per week)Whanganui DHB is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.Ngā Uarātanga | Our Values· Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.· Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.· Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.· Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual/whānau choice.Ko te kaupapa | About the roleOur friendly and supportive multi-disciplinary wider Community Mental Health and Addiction team are seeking a New Zealand clinician to work with our Mental Health Assessment... and Home Treatment team. This is an opportunity for you to develop and share your acute clinical experience in a recovery focused environment. Are you a registered health professional with experience in acute community mental health and addictions healthcare? Are you looking for variety in your working life, no two days the same? Are you wanting an opportunity to work with a great team who are supportive and professional? Would you like a work life balance? Are you a person who places tangata whaiora at the centre of your care philosophy? If you answer yes to any of these questions, we would like to hear from you.The Mental Health Assessment and Home Treatment Team works to provide mental health crisis phone triage, urgent mental health assessment, crisis resolution intervention, and the delivery of intensive short term home treatment for a defined group of service user/tangata whaiora to support community based treatment and care. This position provides you with the opportunity to work on a variety of duties as and when you are able.Ko koe tēnei | About youTo be successful in this position you will:be a registered health professional with a minimum of three years post graduate clinical experience working in acute mental health and community mental health services is desirablebe a duly authorised officer or willing to complete the traininghold a current New Zealand practicing certificatebe able to apply comprehensive assessments skills and motivational skills that are culturally safe and partnership focusedbe a provider of educational and community information that is supportive of the needs to the service users/tangata whaiora and their family/whanauhave a compassionate and enthusiastic understanding for mental health well-being and ability to deliver interventions that is reflective of the Te Whatu Ora Whanganui - He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities strategic directionKo wai mātou | Who are weOur vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'. We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.Whanganui is a great little progressive city with a friendly chilled vibe. Great café culture, schools and sporting opportunities with some of the best all year-round weather in the country. The rugged west coast beaches on your doorstep allow for all year surfing, fishing or just walking for miles. Skiing and hiking on mount Ruapehu just an hour up the road, Whanganui has all your bases covered for a family friendly lifestyle.Whanganui's reputation for having some of the best value-for-money housing in New Zealand is another big-plus for many people settling in the city. With most suburbs only 15 minutes from the central business district or Whanganui Hospital residents don't have to compromise on location to make the most of their leisure time or afford a better property.Check out www.discoverwhanganui.nz/visit/ to see what your new home could look like.Me pēhea te tono | How to applyPlease click, APPLY NOW via KiwiHealthJobs to apply for this role, please include a CV and cover letter and review your application to ensure all of your attachments have been succesfully uploaded.Would you like to know more? Please contact Michel Manning, Clinical Manager, Community Mental Health and Addiction Services, on 021320894Applications close: As soon as we have found two suitable candidates, so please do not hesitate to apply Vacancy: 02-HPRO-5778
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