Our Purpose: Why we do it
When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.
The Team: What we do
The West Adult Community Mental Health team provide an assessment and treatment service for consumers with mental illnesses aged between 18 – 65 years, and work closely with their families/ whanau – both in the community and alongside inpatient services.
Inpatient care is provided through Te Awakura adult inpatient group where the model of care focuses on single integrated multidisciplinary teams, incorporating both inpatient and outpatient teams, providing excellent care to consumer in the least restrictive manner.
The West Community team leads the clinical care delivered to consumers throughout all episodes of care provided for the West of Christchurch.
The Role: Where you fit in
This role presents an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and motivated Registered Nurse, which requires strong clinical and operational leadership skills. You will have developed clinical expertise in mental health over a minimum of five years.
In this role, you will be working in a forward thinking, changing and sometimes challenging environment and be part of an innovative multidisciplinary team who works in collaboration to provide high quality care and treatment for consumers and their family/whanau.
With your proven ability to lead, you will be an expert at developing and extending practise.
Our Culture: What matters to us
Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.
Please apply online, or to discuss further becoming a part of our team, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!