Mental Health Clinician - Women’s Prison Auckland
Emerge Aotearoa
South Auckland, NZ
3d ago
  • Our vision is Tautokohia te mana tangata, Realising potential.
  • Our purpose is whakapakari ngātahi I te whānau kia puāwai te hāpori, to strengthen whānau together, so that communities thrive.
  • Our organisation has people at the heart of all that we do.
  • Emerge Aotearoa is a social services organisation providing a range of services to whānau, including Health and Disability, Youth and Transitional Housing.

    Our kaimahi all have a common goal - helping people realise their potential with the aim of supporting whānau to live their best life as independently as possible.

    About the role

    Looking for a career opportunity that is challenging, exciting and offers development ? Your clinical skills will be used 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 that will support individuals with their release and successful reintegration into the community.

    Including the opportunity to coach and educate Corrections staff members with mental health information which they can implement.

    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
  • We offer :

  • 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
  • Staff benefits, store discounts, discounted health insurance, use of fleet vehicles, free counselling
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