Associate Charge Nurse Manager - Inpatient Mental Health Unit at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Southern, Southland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Salary band $112,660 - $123,955, Kiwisaver and free carpark
- Permanent leadership opportunity
- Full-time 1.0FTE (40 hours per week) shift work
- Competitive salary and paid overtime
Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ
We are looking for an experienced nurse to join our Inpatient Mental Health Unit as an Associate Charge Nurse Manager.
The Inpatient Mental Health Unit is a purpose-built facility where care is provided by a multidisciplinary team with a variety of experience. We work in close partnership with community teams, allied healthcare professionals and local education providers to facilitate a working environment that is supportive, challenging and reflects evidence of ongoing professional growth whilst meeting the needs of a diverse population with mental illness.
Mō te tūranga - About the role
The Associate Charge Nurse role will assist and work collaboratively with the Clinical Team Manager in the establishment and promotion of clinical nursing professional standards. This role will also work as part of the Senior Leadership team with the Associate Charge Nurse Manager and Clinical Nurse Specialist.
This role provides clinical leadership, monitors and mitigates risk, actively engages in quality initiatives, and manages the day-to-day functioning of the unit to ensure the delivery of safe patient-focused care. Staff education is also an integral function of this role. This position involves shift work and includes working weekends.
Mōu ake - About you
You will be a Senior Registered Nurse with strong clinical leadership skills and relevant mental health nursing experience.
Ideally with at least five years of acute mental health experience and hold a current NZ APC. Post Graduate qualifications in Mental Health are highly desirable, or to be working towards these.
Your proven success in nursing leadership will be complemented by your knowledge of, and experience in, clinical quality, safety, and best practice.
Our ideal candidate will have the following:
- Hold a relevant qualification minimum Post Graduate certificate
- Have strong clinical leadership skills, and the ability to work as part of a team
- Excellent communication skills including conflict resolution
- Have strong problem solving skills
- Ability to develop staff
Painga - Benefits
- Free on-site parking
- Continuous support for career development
- Access to a range of retail discounts, Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), and discounted health insurance.
- Discount holiday accommodation (Queenstown, Arrowtown and Te Anau)
Mō mātou - About us
Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote, and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Now is a great time to relocate to family-friendly Southern if you are considering a move! The Southern District offers excellent amenities, first-class early childhood through to tertiary education, and the opportunity to have an outstanding work-life balance. Whether it is surfing or skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live music or art - there's literally something for everyone. The stunning Catlins, Fiordland, and Central Otago regions are within driving distance, offering beautiful scenery and plenty of recreational opportunities whatever your passion. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Utu whānui - Salary range
This role belongs to the Te Whatu Ora/NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between Step 1 ($112,660 p.a. pro-rata) and Step 3 ($123,955) p.a. pro-rata of Senior Designated Nurses Scale Grade 2.
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Thursday, 30 November 2023.
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
Tono ināianei - Apply now
For further information please contact Mikayla Hamilton, Recruitment Advisor, email@example.com
If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
- Occupational health assessment
- Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
- Covid-19 vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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