Integrated Safety Response Co-ordinator

Integrated Safety Response Coordinator

Child and Youth

10 Hours Per Week 


Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At Te Whatu Ora South Canterbury, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

Right now, we’re looking for a tech savvy health professional with strong clinical judgement and an interest in multi-agency Family Safety work, to join our Child and Youth Team in Timaru.  Dedicated to helping people live their best possible lives, we’re after someone who believes prevention is better than cure. Sound like you?

In this role, you will have the opportunity to develop systems and processes from the ground up, to incorporate the Integrated Safety Response (ISR) into Te Whatu Ora  South Canterbury, operations. The ISR model brings together Police, Oranga Tamariki, Ministry of Social Development, local iwi, and other specialist organisations, to support victims of family violence and their whanau.

If you have good community linkages, sound skills in communication and problem solving, and a strong understanding of privacy and information sharing requirements, family violence and child protection, then this is your opportunity to make a difference.

You will be a registered health professional. Experience in child and family physical and/or mental health with be an advantage.

Why choose Te Whatu Ora -  South Canterbury?

As one of the country’s smaller regions,  our people always have room to move and grow. Working with patients right across the hospital, you’ll get a wide exposure to specialties and enjoy a flat team structure, where processes run smoothly and there are no barriers to leadership or innovation. You’ll always be supported to thrive through our many professional development opportunities and have the chance to share your expertise as part of our graduate mentoring programme.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, that long-coveted work-life balance is truly achievable here.

At Te Whatu Ora  - South Canterbury, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now - this moment is yours!

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If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications deadline: 15 October 2022 

This job advert may close earlier once a suitable applicant is found. 

As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.

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Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: IPAL2137913

Location: Talbot Park Hospital

Closing Date: OPEN