Team Leader - AHWI, Early Supported Discharge

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location: Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District 

Service:  AWHI – Advancing Wellness at Home Initiative   

Contract:  Permanent, Full-time

Salary: Step 12-17 Allied Health MECA, NZNO Senior Nursing Scale 

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

The Advancing Wellness at Home Initiative (AWHI) are 7-day a week community facing service providing Early Supported Discharge (ESD) across the Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District. The teams provide interdisciplinary assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for people up to 6 weeks after discharge from inpatient wards. 

We are expanding our Early Supported Discharge Team at Hutt Hospital and are now looking for a dedicated Team Leader. Managing a team of 17 FTE this position will provide day to day leadership and management of the interdisciplinary team. 

In this role you will work closely with the Team Leader for AWHI services at Capital, Coast to provide consistent models of care for early supported discharge across the District. This position is part of a wider community leadership team focused on providing care closer to home. 

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

We have a great team which includes Allied Health, Nursing and Rehabilitation Assistants with close links to Geriatricians. 

Funded by Te Whatu Ora and ACC the service has 3 streams including; Stroke Rehabilitation, Non-Acute Rehabilitation Pathways and Acute Medical/Health of Older Persons. The team work collaboratively with inpatient wards and community services to identify suitable people who would benefit from continuing their recovery and rehabilitation at home. 

Moū – About you

We are looking for an experienced Allied Health Professional or Registered Nurse with leadership and management experience. You will bring to this role a focus on clinical excellence, staff and service development and a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.  Experience in supporting team members in managing clinical workloads, referrals and rostering would be of benefit. 

You will hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate in your profession and relevant post-graduate qualifications are desirable. 

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast

Hutt Valley

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note to apply for this role, it will link you to the CCDHB website to complete your application.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: AH280-23

Location: Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua, Wellington, Wellington Region

Closing Date: Sunday, 10 December 2023