Community Mental Health Professional - St Lukes CMHC- Community Acute Service
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
4d ago

Community Mental Health Professional St Lukes CMHC Community Acute Service (CAS) Nurse / Occupational Therapist / Social Worker Full Time Position

  • Well established team based in Kingsland, Auckland
  • Innovative service
  • Ongoing staff education and support
  • St Lukes Community Mental Health Centre provides a range of assessment and recovery focused treatment options for adults experiencing serious mental illness and severe psychological disorders.

    The Community Acute Service (CAS) provides short term therapeutic treatment options for service users and their families / whanau.

    As a key member of this dedicated multidisciplinary team, you will carry out assessments and clinical interventions with service users presenting with acute mental health needs and increased risks.

    We are seeking someone with strong clinical competencies with excellent communication and decision making skills. This role would suit a clinician with experience in a community mental health setting and an interest in acute community mental health work.

    You will need to be a Duly Authorised Officer or willing to undertake training to fulfil this requirement within the first year of employment.

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities.

    Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB .

    This is a rostered position (Monday to Sunday) including morning, afternoon and night shifts. The primary team base is in Kingsland with some shifts based at Greenlane Clinical Centre and Auckland City Hospital.

    You must be a NZ registered mental health professional with a current APC. ADHB is committed to support staff professional development.

    A full and clean NZ driver licence is essential in this community based role. For further information on this opportunity please contact Brendan Porter (Clinical Team Leader) on 021 533 792 Click here for a position description.

    To express interest, please apply online now at www.careers.adhb.govt.nz to job number : CEN06290 Applications close : 26 August 2018 For any query or help applying online please contact Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) on 09 638 0364 or email : jimmy.

    mathews adhb.govt.nz For the biggest health sector job board in New Zealand, visit kiwihealthjobs.com. This position is NOT a children's worker under the Vulnerable Children Act

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