Taiohi Ora Youth Wellness Clinician, Taranaki

About us:

Tui Ora is a holistic, kaupapa Māori organisation, providing a range of services to people in Taranaki. We employ passionate, professional staff to fit with our whānau team culture. We value highly skilled, committed community focussed individuals to support our kaupapa.

About the role:

The primary purpose of this role is to provide a community-based primary mental health service for youth aged 12-18 years, and their whānau, that is strengths-based and resilience oriented, based in South Taranaki. This role will provide whānau ora based support and where appropriate short/medium term therapeutic evidence-based interventions and sits within an existing team of clinicians providing services to the rest of the Taranaki region. This role also provides support to certain schools by way of consultation and group programmes.

Applicants will need:

  • Tertiary qualification
  • Professional registration with a health or social service professional body
  • Experience in providing therapeutic interventions relevant to working with taiohi in the field of mental health
  • Existing networks within the South Taranaki community
  • Experience in applying Tikanga Māori as it applies in the role
  • A full NZ Driver Licence is essential

We offer:

  • Tui Ora day (a day to spend with Whānau)
  • Employment Assistance Programme
  • A professional, fun and vibrant working environment

The successful candidate for this role will be safety checked as a children’s worker for the following:

  • Identity verification;
  • Police vetting;
  • Employment verification;
  • The right to work in New Zealand;
  • Checks with professional registration bodies or licensing authorities;
  • References; and
  • A risk assessment that considers the specific child safety related risk

Tui Ora ensures that all staff working with children are employed in accordance with the Safety Checking for Employment Procedure.

How to apply: Please apply through our website: https://vacancies.tuiora.co.nz and to view a full position description. For further information email humanresources@tuiora.co.nz

You must be eligible to work in New Zealand to be considered for this position

Applications Close: 25 October @3pm