Passionate about health and wellbeing?
We're looking for great people who are motivated to provide mental health, addictions and wellbeing care in a new way. Working as part of the general practice team, you'll support anyone with any issue affecting their mental wellbeing in a holistic way, addressing the physical, emotional and social needs to help people develop skills to better manage issues.
If you're passionate about the health and wellbeing of our community, highly motivated, enjoy a fast-paced work environment and want to work with a General Practice team committed to providing high quality mental health support to patients, then join Te Tumu Waiora Canterbury.
This is a new model that puts mental health and wellbeing at the heart of general practice with the introduction of new focused roles working as part of the general practice team. Te Tumu Waiora has been designed as a holistic model which supports and addresses the physical, emotional and social needs of the person rather than focusing on traditional mental health or addiction needs.
The Health Coach role aims to connect directly with patients to assist them to make any necessary changes to improve their health and wellbeing and work towards an achievable healthcare plan. The role involves being an integral part of the general practice team, working directly with individuals and their families to help improve their mental health and wellbeing. Read the full role description here.
Roles are required to work in a number of settings across Canterbury including urban and rural, specifically North Canterbury and Ashburton. Successful applicants will receive comprehensive training and ongoing mentoring.
Five local providers will be responsible for employment of the Heath coach positions. Please indicate in your covering letter your provider preference from either; He Waka Tapu, Purapura Whetu, Pathways Heath, Odyssey, Emerge Aotearoa or if you have no preference indicate this.
For more information contact Shelly McCabe, Clinical Implementation Lead, at Shelley.McCabe@pegasus.org.nz
Apply directly through Seek by Sunday 9 August 2020.
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