Mental Health Practitioners - Hiwa-I-Te-Rangi

Hastings - Highly competitive

Full Time Application Closes 27 May 2024 Hawkes Bay - Hastings Social Worker Come and join our dedicated team providing accessible, professional, support to whanau with their mental health and well-being.Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga (TToH) has an exciting opportunity for a registered Health Practitioner to join our successful Hiwa-i-te-Rangi service.TToH is a Ngati Kahungunu mandated, kaupapa Maori, values-based health and social services organisation providing services to our community along the East Coast of the North Island, from Mahia to Rimutaka. Our health, social, education and community development teams have been working successfully for whanau for over 38 years.Our Hiwa-i-te-Rangi service is an integrated team of registered Health Practitioners and Mental Health Support staff who work with whanau in the low to moderate mental health area. We are an easily accessible, responsive service that provides practical and meaningful support for immediate needs and barriers to wellness for whanau . Reporting to the Team Manager, we are looking for an experienced Health Practitioner to support whanau with whanau driven, wellness support that promotes health, wellbeing, and independence. Based at our large office in Orchard Road, Hastings, this is a full-time role, working Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm. This is a great opportunity to be part of a special integrated team that works together to provide the best whanau focused support possible, based on the individual''s needs and goals while also embracing a holistic and Kaupapa Maori approach. You will also be able to access the wide range of services that TToH offers to provide wrap around support for whanau.The role is responsible for:· Whanaungatanga – gathering information and details· Matauranga – providing information and resources· Mahi ora – creating individual and whanau hauora plans and assisting with implementing these plans· Mahi toi, mahi wairua – therapeutic interventions· Mahi Tahi – working as a team with whanau, other TToH services and other appropriate services in our community Suitable candidates will:· Be registered Health Practitioners like a Social Worker, Addictions Practitioner or Counsellor (NZAC or DAPANNZ registered) · Have experience working in the area of Mental Health and Wellbeing· Experience working in our local community· Knowledgeable in Te Ao Maori and Te Reo or willing to learn· Full, Current Drivers license· COVID 19 Vaccination You must be non-judgmental and able to relate to all walks of life and a diverse range of whanau situations, which can be complex. You need to be assertive with a sense of empathy and compassion, while being able to calmly and effectively work through situations of conflict and crisis.Professionalism, co-operative teamwork, a whanau first, can-do attitude are essential in our busy, responsive workplace and team. What we offer you:· A competitive salary· 5 weeks annual leave· Southern Cross Wellness One Health Insurance· Life insurance· Birthday leave· Wellness activities and incentives and loads of other benefits working for a positive, friendly, values-based organisation that cares about its staff. If you want to make a real difference to the health and well-being of whanau in our local community, send your application to us today! · A fully completed TToH Application form· A Covering letter · Evidence of qualifications and current registration · Covid My Health record or International Covid PassApplications close: Monday 27th May 2024