Clinical Coordinator - Hāpai Ora, Early Psychosis Service
Auckland DHB
Auckland, NZ
4d ago

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

  • Permanent full time role, newly established role
  • Exciting opportunity to join the leadership team at Hāpai Ora, a well-established Early Psychosis service based in Epsom, Auckland
  • Hāpai Ora, the early psychosis intervention team of Te Toka Tumai (ADHB) offers an innovative and youth friendly service to tāngata whai i te ora up to age 30, that are experiencing a first episode of psychosis or are at high risk of developing psychosis.

    At a time when a rangatahi (young person) feels most vulnerable, the Hāpai Ora team works together to support our rangatahi and their whānau through their journey in moving forward with their lives.

    Our team is made up of experienced mental health professionals including Specialist Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Nurses and Occupational Therapists as well as Cultural Advisors (Maori / Pasifika)and an Employment Consultant embedded with the team.

    Reporting to the Clinical Team Leader there will be opportunities to take part in recruitment and retention activities and involvement in service development projects.

    You will work closely with the Lead Clinician and Practice Supervisors in the service.

  • Provide clinical leadership for the clinical staff at Hāpai Ora supporting the CTL and LC roles.
  • Triage new referrals, liaison, and discharge planning with Te Whetu Tawera (adult inpatient) and Child and Family Unit.
  • Support key workers in direct caseload clinical work and provide advice and guidance to individual clinical team embers.
  • Maintain a small clinical caseload of complex clients in keeping with a senior practitioner and in discussion with the CTL
  • Ensure safe clinical practice in line as part of quality service delivery conduct clinical caseload reviews and audits in line with service expectations.
  • Be involved in developing strategies for wellbeing for Rangatahi in Te Toka Tumai
  • Nga Pūkenga Motuhake Important Skills

    You will be an experienced Mental Health Nurse or Allied Health professional and be registered with the relevant Board of NZ (with no condition on scope of practice) and hold a current and valid APC.

    Experience working with psychosis is essential, and experience working in an early intervention model would be an advantage.

    You will need to be clinically experienced with proven leadership skills and have the ability to work collaboratively at a senior clinical level with service users, colleagues, mental health service providers, government agencies and the NGO sector.

    There will be an opportunity to develop your leadership skills through the ADHB Leadership Development Programme.

    As this role is community based, it's essential that you have a full and clean NZ driver's licence.

    For more information about this role please contact Sharon Kipling-Adamson, Operations Manager 021 327 025 or sharonka adhb.govt.nz

    He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu Why you will enjoy working here

    We also 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.

    Me pēhea te tuku tono How to apply

    Advertising closes : 27th April 2022 at 11 : 59pm.

    Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

    If you have any queries about the online process, please contact Jimmy Mathews, Recruitment Consultant at jimmy.mathews adhb.govt.nz

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