Haumara Whanau Coordinator, Hawke’s Bay

Logo Hawkes Bay DHBEhara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Permanent full-time

72 hours per fortnight (0.9FTE)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced senior clinician to provide specialist Intimate Partner Violence and child protection expertise and leadership of the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) Violence Intervention Programmes (VIP).

The ability to work collaboratively and influence at a regional and national level along with excellent communication, facilitation and co-ordination skills is essential.

You will be committed to leading innovative practice, have knowledge of, and a demonstrated ability to achieve continuous improvement outcomes. You will also be committed to ongoing professional development, and a desire to maintain the exemplar status of the VIP programmes.

To be successful you will need to have an understanding of Te Reo Māori me ona tikanga, have worked with Māori whānau, have group facilitation skills, a desire to influence positive change, an interest in contributing to the well-being of our children and youth and their families/whanau.

This service is focused on ensuring that Intimate Partner Violence and Child Protection Clinical Practice is safe and practical within the health setting.

You will:

  • responsibly co-manage, develop and maintain the HBDHB’s Violence Intervention programmes
  • act as an effective role model by demonstrating a high level of clinical competence in Intimate Partner Violence and child protection
  • provide education, leadership and support to all health staff
  • work in partnership with the Haumaru Whānau team to ensure that child protection, family violence and elder abuse and neglect clinical practice is safe and practical within the health setting
  • work closely with all health staff, community agencies and relevant stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes for children and young persons and their whānau
  • have a current New Zealand driver’s licence. This is essential.

We are looking for a registered practitioner with a specialist focus on Intimate Partner Violence and Child Protection; this is an excellent opportunity to be part of HBDHB’s leading Violence Intervention Programme.

If you enjoy working in a small supportive multi-disciplinary team, with the challenge and learning experiences this position offers, we would welcome your application.

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Closing date: 30 January 2020