Mental Health Professional - CAMHS Wellington (Part time)
This is an exciting opportunity to join our multi-disciplinary Wellington Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) team - part of the Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service. This role is .7FTE..
We are a dynamic and enthusiastic team with a passion for providing specialist assessment and treatment to infants, children, young people and their families when there is a mental health concern. We are dedicated to improving access for children and young people and working together with families; to achieve this we operate within a Choice and Partnership Approach.
We are seeking a Mental Health Professionals (mental health nurse, OT, social worker or clinical psychologist) who brings a variety of skills and expertise including:
- assessment and treatment of infants, children, young people and their families
- risk assessment and management
- multi-disciplinary team working
- community liaison
- discipline specific skills
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Current Professional registration and practising certificate - registered Mental Health social worker, registered nurse. OT or clinical psychologist
- Excellent clinical skills
- Full Drivers Licence
- Fit into a strong team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines
ABOUT OUR ORGANISATION
Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.
Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicity, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.
CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.
Capability development is a high priority for CCDHB. The Learning and Development Centre is on site. Professional development opportunities are a given, as well as the ability to upskill and to take on other roles. People and their skills are highly valued at CCDHB & the service committed to providing a culture of ongoing professional development for staff through regular clinical supervision, excellent professional development and recognition programme (PDRP), regular in-service training and support towards external education.
Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, access to a cost-effective gym and use of low-cost holiday homes.
Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Any queries please email [email protected]