Te Ara Manapou, Professional Practitioner- Hawke’s Bay

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

  • Permanent, full-time
  • 1 FTE, 80 hours per fortnight

Be an integral part of establishing an innovative service for the Hawke’s Bay.

The Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Community Mental Health Service (CMH) provides a range of mental health and addictions services for the Hawke’s Bay region.

Te Ara Manapou Pregnancy and Parenting Support (PPS) works with pregnant woman and parents of children under three years of age who have alcohol and drug issues and are poorly connected to health and social services and this is the last opportunity for a dynamic and professional Practitioner to apply for a position to complete our team

Te Ara Manapou has a multi-disciplinary team working with a range of specialist services such as Mental Health, Lead Maternity Carers, Oranga Tamariki and Non-Government Organisations. We work from a client focused perspective to address identified needs with a view to improving outcomes for parents, children and whanau.

As one of our Registered Practitioners you will be an experienced Practitioner and may have trained in AOD, nursing, social work, counselling, psychology, occupational therapy or related fields. You will be seeking an opportunity to work in a cohesive well supported team and develop your AOD expertise specific to pregnant women, fathers, their children and their families.

A sense of social justice and enjoying working with a vulnerable, challenging and complex client group is desirable. Excellent engagement and communication skills, a non-judgemental attitude and an ability to work autonomously within a team are vital.

Te Ara Manapou offers the opportunity to work with a small case-load of clients in an intensive strength based approach. Knowledge and passion of working with complex families is a must as is a resilience in your professional practice.

This is a full-time position – Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm.

For further information please contact Julie Oliver-Bell, Clinical Team Leader, Te Ara Manapou (06) 878 8109 x 2379 or 027 2246153

To make an application and view the Position Profile please visit our web site: http://www.hawkesbay.health.nz

Applications Close: 31 March 2019