Suicide Prevention Coordinator

  • Company:
    Counties Manukau DHB
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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Full Time Monday – Friday

E ngaa rangatira o te motu, wheenaa e whakaaro ana koe ki uru ki teetahi turanga whai mana I roto I te ao whakamomori me te mahitahi me nga reanga ki Tamaki ki raro, anei teetahi turanga e waatea ana ki a matou e taea ai teeraa hiahia te pahawa.

No reira tonoa mai.

Counties Manukau Health has provided district wide suicide prevention coordination for a number of years. We have a strong Suicide Prevention Interagency Governance group, an excellent postvention network, a DHB provider arm focus group and a Maaori Community Suicide Prevention kaitiaki roopu.

We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated and collaborative person who can step up into this rewarding position and join us in our aim of:

· Reducing the rate of suicide and suicidal behaviour

· Reducing the harmful effect and impact associated with suicide and suicidal behaviour on families/whaanau, friends and the wider community

· Reducing inequities in suicide and suicidal behaviour

· Building resiliency in key target groups

Reporting directly to the Service Manager District Wide for Mental Health and Addictions this position has key linkages to the CMH Maori Health team and Population Health team. This role will see you engaging with a wide range of stakeholders, developing strong relationships and working collaboratively across services and systems to enhance and promote suicide prevention in Counties Manukau. Your strong project management skills will see you coordinate and oversee the implementation of the Counties Manukau Suicide Prevention and Postvention Plan. Knowledge and experience of working with Maaori whanau, hapu, iwi and Maaori communities is required. You will provide oversight, and co-ordination of postvention activities and initiatives.

If you have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to a wide range of people, are a strategic thinker with an ability to achieve milestones and outcomes within set timeframes, and want to make a difference – then we want to hear from you.

If this sounds like you,