Te Uru Rauhi, Mental Health and Addiction Services at MidCentral have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Whānau ora kaitautoko – support worker. Registered Health Professionals may also apply. This position will be based in the Manawatu locality and provide services across Manawatu and Horowhenua.
The Early Intervention in Psychosis Service provides assessment and treatment within a recovery framework to young people experiencing first-episode-psychosis. The service is delivered in line with national and international best practice principles. Whānau engagement is key to long-term recovery.
The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a level of Māori tikanga knowledge and practise, and experience of engaging whānau for successful and equitable health outcomes.
The role will also include the capacity to be part of a new model of care Te Mātāpuna o te Ora which focuses on an integrated treatment approach for those who would benefit from mental health and addiction services. We are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated, is committed to ensuring culturally responsive care, is excited by change and able to work across teams and is committed to a strengths based recovery approach that supports young people and family/whānau to achieve their goals.
Come and join us
Employing over 2500 people, MidCentral offers a supportive work environment that accepts and values all employees. We actively seek Māori kaimahi into our workforce and provide an environment which delivers our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
MidCentral region offers an excellent lifestyle for families with scenic spots for hiking and mountain-biking, great schools and tertiary institutions. With the mountains, city and sea at your doorstep, you’ll get to taste the best of both worlds – the perfect blend of rural and city living.
• An encouraging learning environment where you will continue to grow and be challenged
• A professional and supportive culture and team setting
• Fulfilling and challenging work with great lifestyle options
• Tailored wellness programmes
How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal.