Vacancy - Hauraki PHO - Primary Mental Health Team Leader

8 Jul 2020

Primary Mental Team Lead – Waikato region (1 FTE)


Are you an experienced people manager?

Do you enjoy coaching, mentoring and growing high performing teams?


Hauraki PHO supports five general practices servicing 18 clinics across the Hauraki and Waikato rohe. The organisation focuses on a population health approach to improve the wellbeing of all Hauraki whānau through an emphasis on health and wellness and preventative care.  We are seeking to appoint a team leader to work in partnership with the Māori Health Equity Gains Service Manager to lead, coach and mentor the Hauraki PHO Primary Mental Health team and provide counselling as required.


The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in leading and growing teams, triage of referrals, facilitation of packages of care, managing staff on a day to day operational level, provision of counselling and influencing quality service delivery.


To succeed in this appointment you must have a commitment to improving the health outcomes for high need individuals and their whānau enrolled with the Hauraki PHO general practices. Experience within the primary mental health industry is desirable.


Key competencies of this position include:

  • Registered Social Worker with experience in leading teams;
  • Excellent communication, relationship building and liaison skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Current clean driver’s licence.


Closing date: 31st July 2020

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