About this role
Ko wai mātou Our Organisation
At Te Toka Tumai Auckland DHB we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand.
We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Te whiwhinga mahi The Opportunity
Tū Māia Youth Forensic Service is a regionally focussed multi-disciplinary team whose primary role is the assessment of children and adolescents involved in the Youth Justice system, preparing formal reports on their mental health needs for the Courts and other agencies, and providing short term therapies and consultation to a small number of young people.
We also provide clinical services to young people in secure residential care, and Court liaison services.
For further details, please refer to the position descriptions below
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake Important Skills
Due to increased demand and growth of the service, we are looking for a Mental Health, Allied Health professional (Social Workers or Occupational Therapists) to join our team.
It is essential that you are a NZ Registered Social Worker or Occupational Therapist.
We are looking for a culturally competent dynamic clinician who has experience in child and adolescent work preferably in the neuropsychology scope and forensic services, and be able to provide comprehensive mental health assessments, deliver effective evidence based treatment strategies for young people who present to the service, and work collaboratively with other team members and other services.
A high standard of report writing is also required.
For more information about this role please contact Jemma Stephens, Clinical Team Leader - Tū Māia at Jemma adhb.govt.nz
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland DHB.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
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