Registered Nurse - Te Whare Manaaki at Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch), Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- 0.94 FTE permanent full time
- Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and mental health scope of practice.
- Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a cohesive Multi-Disciplinary Team.
Mō mātou | About Us
Specialist Mental Health Services are an interdisciplinary team that forms part of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB). We are committed to working and partnering with tāngata whaiora (consumers) and their whānau (family). Constantly striving to work within our philosophy, we develop therapeutic, supportive and empowering relationships with our consumers, enabling them to achieve their personal goals and aspirations.
Te Rōpu: Tā Mātou Mahi/The Team: What we do
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a compassionate and professional Registered/Enrolled nurse with mental health scope to join us!
Te Whare Manaaki is a secure Forensic Mental Health unit that forms part of Specialist Mental Health Services and the Regional Forensic Mental Health Service.
We provide specialist care to people who, due to mental illness, has seriously offended or are assessed as high risk for serious offending. Priding ourselves on a sustained commitment to our tāngata whaiora (consumers), we believe in quality improvement and developing therapeutic, supportive and empowering relationships. Our mahi (work) is immensely rewarding which results in a fulfilling and dynamic environment to both work and grow.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with a caring and compassionate nature will see you excel in this area. We pride ourselves in working as a team in collaboration and partnership with consumers and family/whanau and strive to work within our philosophy to develop therapeutic, supportive and empowering relationships with consumers, to enable them to achieve their personal goals and aspirations
Previous mental health experience is essential. Excellent time management skills, and a current NZ Driving Licence is needed for this role. The position is based on a roster, thus flexibility across all shifts is imperative. The roster follows a 4 days on, 2 days off, rotating morning, afternoon and night shift pattern.
A comprehensive staff orientation package is provided. If you have a current NZ Registered Nursing Practising Certificate that includes a scope of practice for Mental Health then this could be the new career challenge for you.
Tā Mātou Ahurea: Ngā Take Kia mātou/Our Culture: What matters to us
Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Tōku Tūranga: Tā Mātou Kōrero/Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.
Please apply online, or contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment
Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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