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Lead Clinician - Youth Forensic Mental Health Team - TÅ« MÄia, Auckland

Last update 2024-06-21
Expires 2024-06-20
ID #2023317097
Lead Clinician - Youth Forensic Mental Health Team - TÅ« MÄia, Auckland
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified February 8, 2024


Lead Clinician - Youth Forensic Mental Health Team - Tū Māia

Lead Clinician Tū Maia

Regional Youth Forensic service.

Seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Psychiatrist, psychologist, psychotherapist, registered nurse, social worker or occupational therapist.

This is a full time role is comprised of 0.2fte lead clinician and 0.8fte clinical practice. (Could be part time minimum 0.

8fte for the right candidate)

Key leadership role in exciting service

On-going staff support and development

Central location

Tū Māia is a dedicated Youth Forensic Team based at Greenlane Clinical Centre that provides services for the Auckland and Waitemata catchment areas.

Counties Manukau and Northland have local youth forensic teams of designated clinicians who liaise with Tū Māia for support or specialist expertise.

Te whiwhinga mahi The Opportunity

The Tū Māia team :

Provides in-reach to the two secure residences in South Auckland; Korowai Manaaki (Youth Justice) and Whakatakapokai (Mixed Youth Justice and Care and Protection).

There is also some intervention offered to young people in the community. The intervention component of RYFS is called Taiohi Tu Taiohi Ora (TTTO).

As well as creating s Cultural reports, the team also produces a number of sections 38 and court ordered reports.

Provide triage assessments and advice within the supra regional youth courts.

Facilitate admission for any rangatahi requiring admission to the National secure youth forensic inpatient unit Nga Taiohi in Porirua.

Actively liaises with Youth Coordination Teams This intersectorial approach is part of the national Youth Crime Action Plan, and more locally Tamaki Makaurau Rangatahi Action Plan.

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake Important Skills

The position requires a self-motivated and conscientious leader with a strong clinical and consumer focus.

You will relish the challenges and enjoy working in a supportive environment.

You will have a positive attitude, flexibility and a proven ability to form good relationships with staff, consumers and their families / whanau.

Although experience in a clinical leadership role is desirable, experienced mental health professionals with a desire to extend into a Clinical leadership role will be considered, and if successful will be supported in their development.

You will work collaboratively at a senior clinical level with the clinical team leader, clients, colleagues, mental health service providers, and other community agencies to promote service user recovery.

We welcome applications from experienced NZ registered Consultant Psychiatrists Mental Health Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Registered psychotherapists Occupational Therapists and Social Workers.

A full and clean driver's license is required.

For further details, please refer to. For more information about this role please contact Charmaine Gupta, Service Clinical Director

Ko wai mātou Our Organisation

We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand.

Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.

We are part of , the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.

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.

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

We 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.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Lead clinician - youth forensic mental health team - tÅ« mÄia

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