Community Mental Health Professional | Greymouth
Canterbury District Health Board
Greymouth, NZ
12h ago

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  • Undertakes all components of case management, including : comprehensive assessment, risk assessment and management, recovery, and treatment planning
  • Provides client-centred care, utilising evidence-based treatment strategies including, where appropriate, talking therapies
  • Take part in the local crisis response service roster.
  • We are looking for a Registered Health professionalwith either a Nursing or Allied Health background, who has the clinical skillsrequired to assist people with current or ongoing mental health problems and tomaintain their place in the community.

    Thisrole will be working within the community and within our integrated model ofcare.

    We are looking for someone with the followingtraits

  • Excellent assessment and communication skills
  • Flexibility to work autonomously as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Understanding and application of the principles of the treaty of Waitangi, with a culturally safe and appropriate approach to practice
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Astrong understanding of Māori health inequity and Māori population need
  • Understandingof contemporary approaches to mental health and wellbeing
  • What we are about

    We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with aclose-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

    We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with acontinued focus on your career development

    We continue to break new ground and shape our healthsystem to wrap care around patients in their communities.

    Why us

    This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us meanssharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our teamas we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care.

    We offercompetitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme tocandidates who will join us in this.

    What’s Next

    Please apply online via our careers

    Applicants will be progressed as theyapply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!

    The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19.

    It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.

    Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

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