Registered Nurse - Key Worker - Community Mental Health & Addiction Services at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui, Manawatu / Whanganui
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Key Worker - Registered Nurse
Community Mental Health & Addiction Services
Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand Whanganui
Permanent, part time (32 hours per week)
Te Whatu Ora is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.
Ngā Uarātanga | Our Values
· Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
· Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
· Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
· Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual/whānau choice.
Ko te kaupapa | About the role
Are you a registered nurse looking for an opportunity to join our friendly, supportive and experienced multidisciplinary team to provide mental health and addiction services to service users/tangata whaiora?
We are looking for an experienced registered clinician to work in a 32 hour per week position within our urban community mental health and addiction team. The successful applicant must have experience in mental health and/or addictions; have a range of case management, clinical assessment and treatment intervention knowledge and skills to support people to achieve positive health and wellbeing outcomes in their recovery.
This position requires you to have several essential skills and knowledge requirements beyond the normal relevant tertiary qualification, NZ registration with a professional body and current Annual Practicing Certificate.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
To be considered you will need:
- The ability to demonstrate high levels of clinical knowledge in mental health disorders, psychiatric and addiction medications and the management of risk.
- Practice based therapeutic modes of intervention in a person centred, family friendly, recovery model.
- Three years minimum experience working with case load management, identifying co-existing problems and delivering clinical and psychosocial care in a variety of community settings and proven practical experience as a registered health professional in mental health and addiction clinical settings, adult addiction and co existing problems in mental health is preferred.
- High levels of communication, customer relations and managing diversity skills, empathy and bi-cultural sensitivity.
- Competent computer skills in Microsoft word and ability to learn computer software packages quickly, a police clearance and current clean driver's license are also required.
- Police vetting
- Have a compassionate and enthusiastic understanding for mental health well-being and ability to deliver interventions that is reflective of the Te Whatu Ora Whanganui He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities strategic direction 2020-2023
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'. We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.
Whanganui is a great little progressive city with a friendly chilled vibe. Great café culture, schools and sporting opportunities with some of the best all year-round weather in the country. The rugged west coast beaches on your doorstep allow for all year surfing, fishing or just walking for miles. Skiing and hiking on mount Ruapehu just an hour up the road, Whanganui has all your bases covered for a family friendly lifestyle.
Whanganui's reputation for having some of the best value-for-money housing in New Zealand is another big-plus for many people settling in the city. With most suburbs only 15 minutes from the central business district or Whanganui Hospital residents don't have to compromise on location to make the most of their leisure time or afford a better property.
Check out www.discoverwhanganui.nz/visit/ to see what your new home could look like.
Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
If you have any questions please contact: Michel Manning Clinical Manager, Community Mental Health and Addictions services on 021320894.
Please ensure you correctly upload your CV and any other supporting documentation to your application before submitting it.
Rā Katinga | Applications close
Applications close: 26 February 2024 or as soon as a suitable candidate found
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Whanganui
|Manawatu / Whanganui
|Permanent Part time
|0.8 fte CMHAS RN - new template (2).pdf (PDF, 396KB)
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