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Team Leader - FOCUS


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FOCUS provides Needs Assessment services for the Wairarapa District Health Board (DHB) district for people that have long term disabilities/health conditions in the Wairarapa including managing access to support services. FOCUS manages a simple point of entry for all referrals to Community Nursing, Kahukura and Hospice (Palliative Care services), short term and long term support services. This includes supporting inpatient services with community solutions and managing a local initiative, the Health Recovery programme

FOCUS is a leader in innovative developments which are a vital part of delivering health and support services in our community.

You will either have a tertiary health qualification in Allied Health or Nursing with a relevant practising certificate and assessment in scope of practice or the equivalent in health and disability sector experience and knowledge. Excellent communication skills, process orientated confidence in using Microsoft Office and a flair for critical thinking is a requirement.

This is a permanent full time position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with the requirement to participate on the after hours and weekend on call roster.

This role is a leadership role responsible for managing day to day needs assessment and service coordination functions of the FOCUS. You will be able to support, mentor and inspire others. Overseeing and participating in on call functions is a requirement of this role.

For more information contact Myree Ahpene - FOCUS Manager on (06) 946-9800 ext 4086 or (027) 886-0268.


Applications Close: 14 Dec 2018