Registered Health Professional -Intake Coordinator
Bay of Plenty District Health Board (Tauranga/Whakatane)
Bay of Plenty
22h ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Health Professional with mental health experience to join our Triage / Intake Team within the Mental Health and Addiction Services Team.

This is a permanent full-time position.

The focus is to deliver high quality care to the growing population in the Bay of Plenty. At the heart of our services are our CARE values Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence.

You will work with referrers, health partners, referred clients, their families / whanau and the community to provide an effective triage and assessment, to facilitate and implement planned treatment to maximise health and independence in the community :

  • Provision of advice and assistance
  • Resolution of the mental health crisis
  • Facilitating transition along the care pathway for service-users and their families
  • Linking consumers to primary care providers and appropriate community agencies
  • We have a commitment to working in partnership and collaboration with consumers, family / whānau and the community.

    The successful applicant will be required to have an excellent understanding of mental health conditions, the Mental Health Act and a range of therapeutic modalities.

    Ideally you will have a minimum of 3 years post graduate mental health experience.

    At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do. We use values-based recruitment to help us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positive difference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and their families / whānau.

    The BOPDHB 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.

    Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.

    Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.

    All applications are to be made online.

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