Job Application

Mental Health Clinician (Full Time) Early Psychosis Intervention Team, Mental Health

Permanent
Full time
Remuneration as per MECA guidelines


• New ways of working
• New opportunities


We are seeking a Registered Mental Health clinician to join EPIT (Early Psychosis Intervention Team), in the vibrant and culturally diverse community of South Auckland.

 

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. Our community based Early Psychosis Intervention Service (EPIT), is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic clinician to join our mahi. Our team engages young adults (<30 years) and their whaanau along the road towards their recovery. This specialist service provides assessment and treatment for adolescents and young adults presenting with a first episode of psychosis.

 

Our EPIT service provides specialist mental health care for those with a first episode of psychosis. We also provide early intervention for those whaiora presenting with symptoms suggestive of Ultra High Risk of developing a psychotic illness; and provide consultation and liaison with primary care partners for those with mild to moderate concerns.

 

As a clinician in our team, you will support our whaiora by facilitating group sessions, providing case management, support with assessment of their level of functioning, develop interventions to support recovery through meaningful participation in areas that are important to our whaiora and their whaanau. You will get to work collaboratively within our team, as well as autonomously within our early intervention model of care.

 

Essential:
• Registration and an Annual Practising Certificate
• Full, clean driver’s licence
• Ability to work in a diverse community

 

Preferred:
• At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
• Knowledge of Early Intervention model

Please apply online by clicking on the “Apply Now” button below.


For more information, please contact Andy Schoeman in the Recruitment Centre at 092760044 ext 56837 or andy.schoeman@middlemore.co.nz

 

Job number: CMH20214291
Closing date: 15 August 2021

 

At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.