Mental Health Nurse – Operations Centre

  • Company:
    Capital Health Careers
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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    17 hours ago
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Our team is flexible, innovative andperson-centred and we offer a friendly, supportive working environment withmost of our services centrally located in Porirua.We also have a key role in managing capacityand demand across the acute mental health services and use Variance Responseand escalation processes via Trendcare/Care Capacity Demand Managementto aim for a fast and effective operational response.Our teams and what we doMental Health NeedsAssessment and Service Coordination (MHNASC) – Our Mental Health Needs AssessmentService Coordination (MHNASC) team provides assessment of people’s mentalhealth support needs by a registered mental health professional and refers themto services in the community. Theseservices may include community based supports, home based care andaccommodation with mental health support.Te Haika – Our 3DHB mentalhealth telephone contact centre (0800 745 477), staffed 24/7 by registeredmental health professionals experienced in mental health telephone triage. ED Liaison nursing staff who workin Hutt Valley/Wellington Emergency Departments providing face to face triageservice for people presenting with mental health needs.MHAIDS Duty Managers – Our MHAIDS DutyManagers provide direction and support for admissions and discharges toinpatient and community (respite) beds, undertake a liaison role with externalagencies including Police and the Emergency Departments, Non-GovernmentalOrganisations (NGOS) and other providers for bed management and to assist inthe allocation of resources to the MHAIDS services afterhours. MHAIDS Casual Pool andRelief Team– Our MHAIDS Casual Pool provides short term staffing (nursing/mental healthsupport workers) to cover gaps across the service (please note recruitment tothe MHAIDS Casual Pool is via a separate advertisement process)Acute Resource MentalHealth Support Workers– Our Acute Resource Mental Health Support Workers provide a valuable role insupporting people with practical tasks who are in crisis, under the directionand delegation of a registered mental health professional. Afterhours Medical Rostering and workforce coordination for specific services.If you are an experienced registered nurseswho has a current Annual Practising Certificate with a mental health scope we would love to hear from you. Ideally your post registration education/learning and experience will be relevant to the specialty area of mental health.Whatwe offerA strong culture ofquality improvement and clinical governanceCompetitive salary options,and opportunities for flexible rostering and working arrangementsOngoing career and professional developments via our dedicatedMHAIDS Learning and Development teamWho are welooking for?We areseeking experienced registered nurses who have:The drive and confidence to work in a challenging andever-changing environmentExcellent communication and time management skillsCan work as part of a multi-disciplinary teamAn understanding of health equity and Māori population needsAn ability to respect and value different cultures andperspectivesA full Police Vetting Check under the Vulnerable Childrens’ Act2014 legislation (this will be obtained at the application/interview process)A full NZ Driver’s LicenseWho you will work forMental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service 3DHB (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs – Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast, encompassing local, regional, and national services. The local MHAID services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. Our core business is people and the provision of quality specialist services, integrated with primary and secondary providers in the communities we serve.How to apply:Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online application form by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. If you have queries please email We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, youwill hear from one of our recruiters. Apply Now Share