Peer Support Worker Infant Maternal Mental Health And Addictions (non Clinical), Gisborne

Last update 2024-06-22
Expires 2024-07-22
ID #2189445481
Peer Support Worker Infant Maternal Mental Health And Addictions (non Clinical), Gisborne
New Zealand, Gisborne, Gisborne,
Modified June 11, 2024


Job Description - Peer Support Worker Infant Maternal Mental Health and Addictions (non clinical) (HAU02006)
Peer Support Worker Infant Maternal Mental Health and Addictions (non clinical)
This position exists to provide a high quality, culturally appropriate, therapeutic support for whanau living with or affected by perinatal mental Health or addiction issues. This role will be based at Te Whare Oranga and will work with the Infant Maternal Mental Health Clinical Specialist and across the community groups who support Perinatal Mental Health up to the age of 12 months.
The role will work in an assertive outreach model adopting a what ever it takes approach to engage with whanau and build a therapeutic relationship.
We are looking for someone with:
Peer support or lived experience with Perinatal Infant Maternal Mental Health
Empathy and compassion
Please call Cilla Allen with any enquiries 021 241 3811
Situated on the eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, Gisborne “Tairāwhiti” – “The light shines on the water” is the first city in the world to see the rising sun of the new day. Our region offers vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands, with significant historical landmarks, natural wonders and a deep connection to Māori culture. We enjoy a pleasant climate, short commutes and a relaxed approach that creates a work-life offering that is enviable to most that are not yet here. Our lifestyle is about time.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti

works to increase collaboration, strengthen leadership and accountability, and improve equity of access and outcomes across the health service. We’re shifting the emphasis towards primary and community care allowing more people to be cared for close to home, and take a greater role in their own health and wellbeing.
Our values form the acronym WAKA. They reflect our voyaging heritage, guiding us on our journey to create a healthier Tairāwhiti by working together.

hakarangatira/enrich - Enriching the health of our community by doing our very best.

whi/support - Supporting our tūroro/patients their whānau/families, our community partners and each other.

otahitanga/togetherness - Together we can achieve more.

roha/compassion - Empathy, we care for people and people want to be cared for by us.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To complete an application please use the “apply now” link provided which will redirect you through our online career's portal. For successful applicants our mandatory process includes police vetting and health screening.
Te Whatu Ora Tairāwhiti

are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Peer support worker infant maternal mental health and addictions (non clinical)

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