AR-169 Clinical Lead for Adult Community Mental Health & Addiction Services – Open to Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Registered Nurses

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:  AR-169
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AR-169 Clinical Lead for Adult Community Mental Health & Addiction Services – Open to Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and Registered Nurses

City
:  Tauranga
Country
:  New Zealand
Profession
:  Clinical Lead for Adult Community Mental Health and Addictions Service
Job Type
:  Permanent Full-Time
Relocation
:  Yes perhaps a little
Salary
:  Depends on Level of Experience
Start Date
:  Negotiable

He Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role
The Clinical Lead will support a positive team environment, provide clinical leadership within the multidisciplinary team and participate in the day-to-day clinical work. The focus of this role is to advance the quality of service delivery through leadership in clinical activities. It is expected that the Clinical Lead will work in collaboration with the Team Leader maintaining a high clinical profile and a visible presence to guide and support staff in relation to direct clinical service provision.

He korero mōu – About You

The successful candidate will be:

1. A Registered Health Professional (Mental Health included on Scope of Practice) with a current annual practising certificate and a minimum of 3 years’ postgraduate experience in community mental health and addictions.

2. Able to demonstrate clinical expertise in mental health and addictions and the ability to positively influence service development.

3. We are looking for registered mental health professional seeking opportunity for personal and professional development through active participation in service improvement. We offer competitive remuneration, a positive working environment and a supportive management team.

He Kōrero mōu – About You
We are looking for someone with skills in leadership, who enjoys inspiring others to be the best they can be. Key strengths will be your commitment to excellence and ability to coach and mentor staff to support their practice development. Must have prior five years or more clinical leadership experience.

Ideally you will be an experienced mental health practitioner with a passion for recovery-oriented service delivery, and who is excited about the chances to collaborate and co-design with others to help ensure we provide this despite the challenges in our environment.

Our preferred candidate will be someone who can establish effective relationships, and able to draw on these strengths to work in partnership with service users and whānau, colleagues, and a wide range of community services. Previous experience in coordinating services and leading multi-agency responses for vulnerable populations is an advantage.
It’s important to us that we work in a positive team culture, and we welcome creativity, being open to a challenge and thinking outside the box. We value how we care for each other, and make sure that we have space for celebrations and fun.

Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

This employer offers service across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. They serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 4000 staff.

Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
• In-House career development
• Support to attend Leadership and postgraduate training
• Relocation assistance available
• Flexible working practices (e.g., we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
• Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
• Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
• Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
• Free flu vaccinations
• Free onsite parking
• Discounts (with local businesses)

Tauranga is a vibrant city, and the surroundings are spectacular with beautiful beaches and wilderness areas all close by. There is outstanding access to wide range of schooling options, both public and private, an Institute of Technology and a recent addition is a University of Waikato Campus. Lifestyle options are diverse, and you can live 20 mins from the hospital on a lifestyle block, in the bush, on an estuary with a boat or kayak or in the trendy beach area of Mt Maunganui. The Coromandel and Auckland are an easy drive away and there is close access to the ski fields in winter.

Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
This employer embraces Manaakitanga CARE values. Values-based teams deliver better care.
Their manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of them to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it’s important that when recruiting, they hire only new colleagues who live by our CARE values.

They are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.


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