Canterbury District Health Board
Ongoing - Full Time
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Exciting opportunity available for a Registered Nurse in a proactive, school based outreach service - School Based Mental Health Team (SBMH)
Registered Nurse - full time
We are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to join our team to actively promote positive mental health outcomes for the children and youth of Canterbury.
Working pro-actively within school communities this work involves supporting the whole of the school, including staff, pastoral care teams, students, families and caregivers in a targeted and negotiated manner.
Experience and Skills required:
This role gives you the opportunity to work within a cohesive MDT that provides a proactive, collaborative outreach service supporting schools in addressing the emerging child and youth mental health issues through engagement, consultation and providing evidence based interventions. Working in conjunction with the Ministry of Education, various NGOs and community agencies you will facilitate interventions to reduce anxiety, encourage engagement, build resiliency and provide other support or referral as required.
If you are looking for a role that is both rewarding and challenging then this could be the new career challenge you've been looking for. A current NZ driving licence is also essential as you will be required to travel within the Christchurch area.
Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Nicki McNeill, Recruitment Specialist - Nursing, Phone: (03) 3377956 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.careers.cdhb.govt.nz to complete an application.