Mental Health & Addictions Coordinator – Manukau

Job Number: 
n/a
Company: 
ProCare
Location: 
Auckland
Work Type: 
Part Time
Closing Date: 
Friday, 31 July 2020

Mental Health & Addictions Coordinator – Manukau


 

  • A role focused on improving health and wellbeing in primary care as well as interfacing with community services and secondary healthcare
  • Primary healthcare organisation (PHO) setting
  • Part-time permanent position (0.6 FTE) based at our Manukau Fresh Minds premises  

 

About ProCare

Mā te huruhru, ka rere te manu

Nau mai, haere mai ki tāu mahi hou, hei painga mō ngā taiohi I Tāmaki Makaurau

Welcome to ProCare, New Zealand's largest and most diverse network of healthcare professionals, with a local and personal approach to delivering world leading health services. Our network includes more than 170 practices across the wider Auckland region and more than 800,000 enrolled patients, within which is one of the largest Maori enrolled population in Auckland and the largest Pacific and Asian enrolled populations in the country.

We are also one of the largest providers of mental wellness and psychological support services and play an integral role in shaping NZ's overall health landscape, we pride ourselves on being a progressive and innovative provider of crucial services that enable our general practice teams to thrive.

ProCare Fresh Minds leads some of the most innovative interventions to support people to improve their mental wellbeing and resolve problems. Our service sees a wide range of individuals and whanau of all ages and backgrounds, providing incredibly diverse and rewarding caseloads to our large team of practitioners.

Committed to reducing inequities at ProCare Fresh Minds we are passionate about working with our clients to ensure they have the tools needed to navigate their own journey in the best way possible.

The opportunity:

An exciting opportunity has been created for an experienced, registered Mental Health Nurse or Psychologist to join our friendly and dynamic ProCare Fresh Minds team in Manukau.

This role involves working with primary care providers promoting the Wellness Support model of care. It involves working with GP practices and a range of primary care health professionals to improve their knowledge of mental health and addiction issues, and enhance their skills in identifying and addressing them effectively.

The successful applicant will be a registered health professional, who will develop and maintain appropriate referral pathways that engage the wider community resources and will also support ProCare Fresh Minds clinicians to liaise effectively with secondary care and community services. 

We are looking for a flexible self-starter, who is able to work autonomously and as part of a team. Our service sees individuals and families across the age range and offers brief interventions, intensive therapy, tele-therapy, ‘live’ interactive webinars, parenting programmes, Mindfulness and other groups.  For more information about Fresh Minds, visit www.freshminds.co.nz.

Joining the ProCare team means working with some of the best clinicians in the country, delivering best practice care whilst enjoying a highly engaging and positive working environment.  On top of this, we offer a highly competitive total remuneration package which is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.  Additional benefits include a dedicated training and supervision allowance, professional indemnity insurance, APC, in-house staff training, comprehensive health insurance schemes, subsidised gym and retail discounts package.

If you think this sounds like you, please apply and submit your CV and application using the ‘Apply Now’ button or email [email protected] if you require additional information. We look forward to hearing from you.