DBT Care Coordinator

Permanent Part Time, 20-24 hrs per week

Te Whare Mahana Trust offers New Zealand’s only residential Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) programme.

Our National DBT Service, is a six-bed inhouse programme, situated in Golden Bay, Nelson Tasman and is an internationally renowned programme providing intensive Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for clients with problems related to being chronically distressed and often chronic self-harming and suicidal behaviours.

The Care Coordinator is an active and varied role requiring strong organizational, clinical and interpersonal skills. Candidates need to be flexible and have good computer and time management skills.

Furthermore, the role includes:

        • Empower the client to advocate for themselves
        • Liaising with referrers and our DBT team in the best interest of the client
        • Liaising with external agencies; supporting clients with completing forms and practical steps
        • Coaching clients and assisting with action steps to move closer towards a ‘Life Worth Living’.

Preferred applicants will have either social work or occupational therapy NZ registration or training in these areas, as well as DBT knowledge training. However, TWM will invest in training for the right candidate.

Benefits include: 4 weeks paid vacation, generous training budget and flexible work schedule. You will also have the fantastic lifestyle of living in Golden Bay.

Please click here for a more detailed Position Description.

If this is you, apply with completed TWM application form (click blue button at page start), CV and cover letter.
Closing date: Friday, 18th September 2020