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.
Team: What we do
Based at Hillmorton Hospital, Kennedy is a six-bed inpatient unit providing specialist medical withdrawal management and stabilisation for those affected by alcohol and drug misuse. We are seeking an engaged and motivated Registered Nurse, who will work collaboratively with a consumer centered approach to add value, expertise and energy to this stable and cohesive team.
The Role: Where you fit it
You will have exceptional communication, interpersonal skills and a commitment to quality patient care and education. You will build successful relationships with consumers and their families/whanau, which will be key to your success in this role and will enable you to achieve optimum outcomes. You will be reliable and conscientious and have a genuine interest in this exciting specialty within mental health.
This role is permanent, at 0.94 FTE, following a four days on, two days off roster pattern.
Previous experience in mental health, and specific experience working with alcohol and drug addictions is desirable.
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.
Apply online, or contact us on email@example.com
Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!