Mahitahi Hauora PHE - Primary Mental Health & Addictions Triage Clinician

Whangarei
Permanent 1.0 FTE

Mahitahi Hauora is a primary health entity established to transform how primary healthcare is delivered in Northland.  Our vision is to support a primary health care system that sustains equitable self-determined wellbeing and ensures every person in Northland can live a long and healthy life.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our Primary Mental Health Clinical Services Team to triage, co-ordinate and deliver a Primary Health Care service for clients/whanau with mild to moderate mental health issues.

This primary health care service will involve assessment, brief intervention and referral and interaction with other community services, including support to general practice and data collection and analysis.

For this role we are seeking someone who has:

  • A current New Zealand registration as a health professional in Nursing or Allied Health.
  • A current practicing certificate.
  • Has or is working towards relevant post graduate qualifications.
  • At least 5 years recent experience as a mental health and/or addictions practitioner.
  • Proven experience working with both adult and youth, and passionate in improving service accessibility and supporting those with mental health challenges.
  • The ability to proactively develop and maintain positive relationships across all primary and secondary health sectors, including community providers.
  • Demonstrable ability to triage referrals and manage allocation to relevant service.
  • Experience in brief opportunistic interventions and brief therapy
  • A current unencumbered full NZ driver’s licence
  • Excellent computer and literacy skills including MS Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

You must have the right to work in NZ and/or have a current NZ work visa.

A detailed position description and our Application for Employment form can be downloaded from our website, www.mahitahihauora.co.nz/vacancies, see links below. 

If you have the skills for this role and passion to be part of this exciting team, please apply by forwarding your covering letter, CV and Application for Employment Form to hr@mahitahihauora.co.nz. 

 

Applications close Sunday 23rd January 2022

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