Community Mental Health Nurse

  • Company:
    Counties Manukau Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    20 hours ago
  • Category:

Full time, Part time positions available! Permanent, Monday to Friday

Doyou want to work within an integrated model of care, be involved in an excitingnew initiative and at the same time advance your professional development?

Thisis a great opportunity to work in a dynamic team environment within aculturally diverse staff group and client group within the Counties ManukauHealth area. This is a dual role where you will provide consult liaisonservices to primary care and aged related facilities, whilst also carrying outtraditional caseload based mental health care of older adults.

As aRegistered Nurse you will develop and implement safe, sound and supportiveservices that embrace the provision of integrated care both within the DHB andthose providing care within the locality. This role will work alongside stafffrom child and youth, adult, AOD and NGO specialities, alongside having stronglinks with the MHSOP team.

Weare looking for Registered Nurses with a depth of relevant experience andstrong nursing skills to provide consult liaison and education to non-mentalhealth staff, and assessment and treatment of older adults. Experience andknowledge of child and youth, and/or adult mental health settings would beadvantageous.

Ifyou have a genuine interest in continued excellence in patient care, then wewant to hear from you!

Essential:

  • NZ Registered Comprehensive or Psychiatric Nurse Current Annual Practicing Certificate to work in Mental Health
  • Minimum 2 years post registration experience in Mental Health
  • Extensive knowledge of mental illness and treatment interventions
  • Full & Current NZ Driver’s Licence
  • Formore information please contact Amon Iva at the Recruitment Centre on (09)277-3461

    ApplicationsClose: 11th March 2021

    JobNumber: CMH20203366

    At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff – all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.