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The Raukawa Charitable Trust is always looking to employee dedicated and qualified individuals to join our team to build a brighter future for our iwi members and the wider community.

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Practice Leader (Service Development)

The Raukawa Charitable Trust (RCT) has been a provider of quality community initiatives throughout the South Waikato since 1987 delivering a wide range of iwi-lead initiatives in social services, health, treaty, cultural, and environmental sectors, to the communities that we serve.

 

RCT Social Service & Health Group (Tiwai Hauora) is entering an exciting season of service development and growth within the social services sector.

 

The Role:

Tiwai Hauora is seeking a passionate, aspirational and experienced Practice Leader who will be responsible for providing practice leadership, and service delivery development and oversight, for our new development initiatives.  This is a fixed-term role for an 18 month period.

 

Reporting to the Group Manager, the Practice Leader (Service Development) role is integral for ensuring our new service delivery teams are well supported and led; providing clinical supervision, training, mentoring, support, and ensuring compliance with organizational policies, and legislation.

 

Responsibilities include embedding of, and providing training in RCT’s new Raukawa Kaupapa Practice Framework throughout the organization.  Therefore the ability to draw upon a background of cultural competency and successful delivery of Kaupapa Māori Models of Practice will be essential.

The Practice Leader (Service Development) will have excellent relationship and communication skills as they will work closely with the Group Manager, key stakeholders, and Practice and Clinical Leaders.

 

Ideally, we are looking for an experienced, registered social work practitioner who has a good understanding of the complexities of the social services sector, including the care and protection environment, and who thrives in working within a development and training setting.  Applicants should also have the following qualifications, experience and skills:

 

  • Experience in Practice Leadership, including delivering clinical supervision, within the social services sector.
  • Cultural competency, experience and demonstrable knowledge and skill about kaupapa Māori, te reo Māori, Te Tiriti ō Waitangi, Pacifica protocols.
  • Knowledge of Māori models of practice.
  • A relevant qualification in social work, and membership of the Social Work Registration Board.

 

Applicants must hold a valid and full Class 1 drivers licence, and be prepared to undergo Police vetting.

 

Send your application, CV and cover letter to hr@raukawa.org.nz 

 

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Application Form Position Description

 


Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician

(Full-time, Permanent Clinical role)

 

About Raukawa Charitable Trust:

 

The Raukawa Charitable Trust (RCT) has been a provider of quality community initiatives throughout the South Waikato since 1987. We are proud to deliver a wide range of iwi-lead initiatives in the health, social, treaty, cultural, and environmental sectors, to the communities that we serve.

 

The Role:

 

We currently have a vacancy for a full-time Infant, Child and Youth Mental Health Kaiārahi (Clinician).

 

The key responsibilities of this position are to provide a clinical, community-based mental health treatment and therapy service across a range of settings for infants, children and youth, that is strength based, resilience orientated, and based within our Raukawa Kaupapa Practice Framework

 

Activities associated with this role include case management, clinical assessments, support and advocacy for whanau, liaison with external agencies, and provision of tikanga Maori within the service itself.

 

The successful candidate will possess:

 

  • Excellent communication skills
  • An ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of people
  • The ability to self-manage, and be able to demonstrate initiative, and integrity
  • The ability to understand and apply the Māori models of health
  • Registration with the Nursing Council of NZ as a comprehensive or mental health nurse with a current annual practising  certificate; or
  • Competency as a practitioner or a registered NZAC counsellor (degree level or above); or
  • Registration with the NZ Social Worker’s Registration Board or a current ANZASW Certificate of Competency; or
  • A health professional qualification under the legislative framework of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.

 

If you are interested in working in a supportive team environment then we want to hear from you.  Applicants must hold a valid and full Class 1 drivers licence and be prepared to undergo reference checks and Police vetting.

 

If you think you meet our requirements, please submit a cover letter, and a CV in chronological order to HR@raukawa.org.nz.

 

Application Form Position Description