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School Based Health Services (SBHS) Lead GP

School Based Health Services (SBHS) Lead GP

School Based Health Services (SBHS) Lead GP

HealthWEST Ltd, Te Puna Manawa, Auckland

Closing Date : 29 May 2019

Sessional basis per week- Job Share considered

Calling all vocationally registered GP’s with an interest in Youth health!

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST for youth friendly School Based General Practitioner’s to join our team, providing an exceptional standard of care to Rangatahi in the WDHB region. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated GP’s to work under a contractor agreement as the GP lead for the SBHS for 4 hours a week, and to provide GP services within a School Based Health Service on a sessional basis.

About the Role:

The GP Lead role provides oversight of all GP’s employed in the SBHS, supporting quality assurance processes through activities such as developing guidelines and reviewing programme reporting to identify and address programme and/or system wide issues. The GP lead facilitates GP peer groups, provides training for GP’s and nurses, and ensures nurses in SBHS are supported to work under standing orders.

The SBHS GP role involves providing health services for adolescents in a WDHB funded school. The role requires working in collaboration with School Nurses, wider school pastoral teams, Nurses working in Alternative Education, Teen Parent Units and Kura Kaupapa and the wider team at the Youth Health Hub.

Days and sessions of employment are negotiable for the right candidate in line with the service needs.

About the Candidate:

The ideal candidate will be vocationally registered and passionate about delivering culturally informed interventions for Rangatahi and their whānau. You will need to be an excellent communicator, able to establish a good rapport with young people from diverse backgrounds, as well as sound clinical competence, and familiarity with using the HEeADSSS assessment tool. Great IT skills and proficient knowledge of Medtech desirable.

About Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST

Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is an NGO committed to providing effective and efficient health services to the community. We are passionate about improving the health outcomes for the West Auckland community and provide free, innovative community and primary health services across the Auckland region with a focus on Māori, Pacific, Tamariki, Rangatahi, whanau and other high needs populations.

Benefits of working for Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST:

  • Ongoing support for training and professional development
  • Regular professional supervision
  • Full orientation and induction
  • Friendly and welcoming atmosphere
  • Passionate and dedicated team

If this sounds like you, please apply now to join our team and come help make a difference in the lives of our young people. Send your CV and application to no later than 5pm, Wednesday 29 May 2019.

Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is committed to eliminating barriers to employment and seeks to employ the most appropriate person regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnic or national origin, race, colour, family or marital status, religious or ethical belief, economic background, employment status, political opinion, or disability. All recruitment and staff appointments will be in accordance with equal employment principles.


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