Mental Health Clinician - Mt Eden Prison
Emerge Aotearoa
South Auckland, NZ
3d ago
  • Looking for a career opportunity that is challenging, exciting and offers development?
  • Do you have a desire to develop, coach and support others to grow
  • This is a new role located in Mt Eden prison
  • About the role :

    These are exciting and innovative roles based within the prison service. You will use your clinical skills to assess and identify supportive interventions and undertake care planning for those experiencing mild to moderate mental health needs.

    You will work in collaboration with Corrections staff to develop a plan which will support individuals with their release and successful reintegration into the community.

    We are looking for people who :

  • Align with our values and are passionate about our kaupapa
  • Genuinely embrace our commitment to Maori and Pasifika
  • Have an unequivocal commitment to respecting the rights and supporting those with mental distress
  • Have a desire to develop, coach and support others to grow
  • In order to be considered for this role, it is essential that you meet the following requirements :

  • Registered with a Professional Body covered by HPCA 2003 Act - RN, OT, Clinical Psychologist / Psychologist or a Registered Social Worker (Applications from other Registered Health Professionals may be considered)
  • Hold a current APC
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to undertake a comprehensive mental health assessment and provide appropriate brief interventions i.e. talking therapies
  • Mental Health experience working with individuals presenting with a variety of mental health needs
  • Have a "can do" attitude and a personality to match
  • Resilience, flexibility and a sense of humour
  • Be eligible to work in New Zealand
  • Why work for us?

  • We're serious about professional development - here at Emerge Aotearoa there is so much opportunity to develop, learn and grow, and we have our own team to help people do just that!
  • Join a great team of people who care about supporting and making a difference in the community You'll be rewarded by helping people to reach their goals - in return we'll also help you to reach yours
  • You'll become part of our Emerge Aotearoa family, and be surrounded by amazing & supportive people
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