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Registered Mental Health Prof - Eating Disorders

  • Bay Of Plenty
  • Community Services & Volunteering
  • Full time
  • Posted 187 days ago

Job Description

Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

We are seeking a Specialist Eating Disorder Clinician to join our vibrant multi-disciplinary eating disorder team based with our CAMHS Adolescent Service based in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty. 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years' experience working with children, adolescents, and their whānau alongside being up to date with the ANZAED practice and training standards for mental health professionals providing eating disorder treatment (Hurst et al., 2020).

If you are the successful applicant, you will bring teamwork and initiative to be part of a team committed to providing evidence-based treatment to young people experiencing an eating disorder, supported by fortnightly FBT supervision and alternating fortnightly case consultation with our New Zealand Eating Disorder Clinic (NZEDC, Auckland) supervisors. You will also join other eating disorder specialists who pride themselves in supporting their peers. 

You will be actively supported in further development of skills and access to evidence-based training that adheres to the principles of treatment.

The successful applicant will hold relevant qualifications and experience as either a Registered Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist.  Applicants must have Mental Health included in their Scope of Practice

This is a permanent position.  We have flexible FTE and are open to applications from candidates looking for 0.6 – 1.0 FTE (24 – 40 hours per week).

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Mō Tātou – About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.  We serve a population of approximately 308,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.  Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.

Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits

  • Access to ongoing in-house professional development
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Commitment to staff wellness and healthy working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Access to subsidised hospital gym membership 
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Discounts (with local businesses)

Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

Our name, Te Whatu Ora, means ‘the weaving of wellness'. Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all. Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system.

At Te Whatu Ora we acknowledge and respect our people's diversity and spiritual needs, ensuring a safe workplace that is a whānau orientated and supportive environment. We are working towards a system that better meets the complex demands of a growing population, addresses the persistent inequalities experienced by Māori and ensures greater access, experience and outcomes for those traditionally not well served by the system – Māori, Pacific and Disabled People.

Tō tūranga i roto i Te Whatu Ora | Your place in Te Whatu Ora

When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system. This is a once in a life-time change, that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations. We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.

We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.

Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.