Registered Nurse, Inpatient Mental Health Services - Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service at Waitemata District Health Board (North & West Auckland), Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
The Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service, or the Mason Clinic as it is often known, is the largest Forensic Mental Health Service in New Zealand. We serve the four Northern District Health Boards including all courts in the northern region and four prisons.
We deliver a comprehensive range of Forensic Mental Health Services, including secure inpatient acute and rehabilitation services which connect to community rehabilitation services, services for offenders with an intellectual disability, culture specific programmes for Maori, court liaison and prison mental health services. This includes a regional service to Northland Region Corrections Facility at Ngawha and Northland.
Our vision, mission and values are inclusive, founded on a therapeutic commitment to service users, their family and the community. We are committed to both process, and outcome quality, best evidence based practice, a management environment that is respectful of all staff and an ongoing learning environment.
The Mason Approach has a number of core values which include providing respectful, safe and involving services, delivering recovery and strengths focused care that is culturally appropriate, evidence and values based.
Our inpatient services consist of seven forensic mental health inpatient units and an intellectual disability unit that assess, treat and assist in the recovery of people with mental illness or intellectual disability who have committed a criminal offence or are at high risk in the community.
We continue to develop the services for the future and are looking to recruit a Registered Mental Health Nurse into a full FTE position within our Rata unit. In these roles, you will provide nursing care of the highest quality in accordance with the Nursing Council of New Zealand scope of practice (Registered Nurse) and the WDHB Professional Development and Recognition Plan – level 2, competent registered nurse.
To apply for this position you must at least be at the level of a Level 2 Competent New Zealand Registered Nurse, have a current APC and the scope to work in Mental Health.
For a copy of the Job Description please click here
For more information about our recruitment process, please contact Bairavi Thavarasa, from Recruitment for Mental Health Services on 09 442 7241.
Position number: WDHB13308
Closing Date: 9 December 2021
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Waitemata District Health Board (North & West Auckland)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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