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Team Leader, Supportlinks (VID: 5336)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Supportlinks - Supportlinks
Position Type: Management
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 20/09/2020

​We are looking to recruit a full time Team Leader for Supportlinks to lead a dynamic team of staff.

Supportlinks provides Needs Assessment and Service Coordination services to people with long term conditions, acute/short term needs, older people, mental health and addictions and provides dementia education.
The role includes the day to day operational management, preceptoring, supervision, modelling best practice and supporting staff in the community/inpatient setting. The role works collaboratively with other
coordinators and cluster leadership to work as integrated services.
The role is based in Palmerston North.  Applicants will have previous experience or knowledge of interRAI, understanding of NASC systems and processes and hold an annual practicing certificate in any of the following disciplines, Nursing, Social Work, Occupational or Physiotherapy therapy. Prior experience working within Older Persons services, Mental Health and addiction or disability related fields. 

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website. 

MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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