Do you have a high standard of clinical psychology practice or equivalent expertise? Do you want to contribute to the provision of an efficient and effective service within the Community Māori Mental Health and Addictions Services? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced and frequently changing environment? 

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make your mark and action real change, working for Northland’s largest employer is where you’ll find it. Here, you get to make a tangible impact on your community, your team and your personal development, with an employer who trusts you to innovate and try new ways to leave things better than you found them. 

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority. 

Start your journey with Northland DHB - right now we are looking for an innovative, enthusiastic, positive and self-driven passionate individual with experience or understanding in mental health to join our Community Māori Mental Health and Addiction Service, based in Whangarei. This is a part time position working 32 hours per week. 

Achieving the best health outcomes for whaiora and whānau starts with expecting the best from ourselves, and right now Northland DHB is looking for exceptional people who are passionate about improving Māori Health within Te Tai Tokerau. 

To be successful you need to have an understanding and competency in Tikanga and Te Reo Māori and be able to demonstrate a proactive attitude towards eliminating inequities, continual quality improvement and a proven logical and evidence-based approach to problem-solving that improves health outcomes for whaiora and whānau through their journey with Mental Health and Addictions services. 

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both. 

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation 

Vacancy No: AH21-140

Closes:10 August 2022