Intake and Assessment Clinician

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko me Te Karu o Te Ika

Location: Hutt Valley

Service: Infant, Child Adolescent and Family Service (ICAFS)

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Salary:  As per MECA according to experience

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

ICAFS is a community mental health service, which is part of Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) 3DHB

ICAFS provides specialist mental health services for infants, children and adolescents between the ages of birth and 18 years with indicators of significant mental health problems, and consultation services for lead agencies working with children and youth with primary mental health disorders.  The Service is based at the Nikau Centre, Hutt Hospital and provides services in the Hutt Valley DHB catchment. ICAFS comprises the Tautāwhi and Kaiārahi teams, which provide a range of individual, systemic and group based interventions.

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

The Intake and Assessment Clinician’s role involves working collaboratively with the child and adolescent mental health services in the region and other service providers to access the most appropriate service/support for the person based on their needs. ICAFS is committed to the use of the CAPA model which is a continuous service improvement model that combines personalised care and collaborative practice when partnering with service users and their family/whanau.

You will be triaging non-urgent referrals from a variety of sources in the community, liaising with relevant services to ensure young people receive safe, high quality and equitable care.

Moū – About you

You will be an experienced registered mental health professional (Allied Health or Nursing) with at least 5 years of recent work experience in a DHB mental health service, an up to date annual practicing certificate, and experience in mental health triage and risk assessment.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity Health Organisations, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast DHB

Hutt Valley DHB

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number (AH133-22) in the subject line.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).  We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process until advertising closes on 31 May 2022.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: AH133-22

Location: Hutt Valley

Closing Date: Sunday, 28 August 2022