Mō tēnei tūranga
Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' There is only one purpose to our work : the wellness and wellbeing of our
Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections) Health Services lead the delivery of patient-focused health care services to those within corrections facilities across Aotearoa.
Hōkai Rangi, our over-arching strategic direction, places the focus on health at the heart of our
Mō te tūnga About the
As part of Ara Poutama Aotearoa's commitment to transformational change, Mt Eden Corrections Facility is seeking Kairuruku Hinengaro - Māori Mental Health Practitioner to join our mental health
As a Kairuruku Hinengaro - Māori Mental Health Practitioner, you play a pivotal role working in partnership with the Intervention and Support Practice team, who are dedicated to providing high quality mental health support and treatment to the most vulnerable in our care.
Your role as part of the wider multi-disciplinary team will be to provide cultural support services to enhance the mental health and wellbeing of those in our
Key components of the role will be assessing the oranga needs of those in our care from a whakapapa, hinengaro, wairua, well-being perspective.
Effective caseload management, cultural triage, assessment and evidence informed treatments that align to mana whenua best practice.
Providing cultural support, advise and coordination of Māori initiative and operations to enhance the well-being of those in our
This opportunity will suit a Kairuruku Hinengaro - Māori Mental Health Practitioner who demonstrates a strong commitment to mentoring culturally safe practice and partnership.
Utilising skills of te reo me ona tikanga, mātauranga Māori and rongo Māori to enhance the effectiveness of services provided to those in our care.
Our teams are committed to modelling expert practice and ensure a strong focus on the principles of Hōkai rangi, Humanising and Healing - respecting the human dignity and inherent mana of all in our care, and their
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and
We invite applications from qualified individuals who are truly aligned with our kaupapa and who can evidence within a cover letter how they meet the following lead
Experience and knowledge in te reo Māori me ōna Grounded knowledge of mātauranga An in-depth understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and how it relates to health well-being and An understanding of the impact of colonisation on health and Knowledge of indigenous methodologies and health Experience of working effectively within a kaupapa Māori environment, and commitment to on-going personal development in this Broad knowledge of mental health within a holistic Experience of working with people presenting with acute and complex mental health An understanding of trauma informed care and experience in working with people who have experienced complex Effective facilitation and negotiation skills in an individual or group A working knowledge of the Mental Health Knowledge of the National Mental Health Sector Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical
Kano ārai mate KOWHEORI-19 COVID-19
As part of our COVID-19 response, all people working at Ara Poutama Aotearoa are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access our workplaces.
This is to ensure we continue to do all we can to keep everyone safe from the impacts of COVID-19, now and into the
Ko wai mātou About
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi