Community Mental Health Nurse, North Taranaki at Taranaki District Health Board (New Plymouth/Hawera), Taranaki
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
0.8 FTE (64 hours per fortnight)
We are currently looking for a suitably qualified Registered Nurse with experience in mental health to join our well established North Community Mental Health Team.
This role will work weekdays between the hours of 0800 to 1630 excluding Public Holidays. The role provides specialist nursing assessment, treatment and knowledge to mental health Service Users, their support network and the multidisciplinary team. This is achieved by means of undertaking a keyworker/co-working role, the active participation in the multidisciplinary team and by utilising team and by utilising recovery based principles. Networking with Primary health and NGO providers to achieve coordinated optimum outcomes for the client in an integral part of the role.
Successful candidates will have:
Recent Mental Health experience preferably in a community setting
Excellent written, verbal and non verbal communication skills
Expertise in Mental State examination and Risk assessment
Ability, skills and knowledge to implement appropriate nursing interventions
Ability to work autonomously to manage a caseload, support other team members and respond to routine and crisis situations
Excellent problem solving and communication skills
In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region's amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.
The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,300 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.
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For further information please contact Sharon Scott, Team Leader - North Community Mental Health, on 06 753 6139 ext 8547 or email Sharon.Scott@tdhb.org.nz
Applications close 19th December 2021.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Taranaki District Health Board (New Plymouth/Hawera)|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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