Community Mental Health Nurse - South Taranaki at Taranaki District Health Board (New Plymouth/Hawera), Taranaki
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Community Mental Health Nurse - South Taranaki
Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
Permanent, full time
New Plymouth was named the most liveable city, for a population between 75,000-150,000, by the International Awards for Liveable Communities
Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks. Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day. For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture. Click here to read more information about Taranaki.
The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,400 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector to a population of 116,600 people. To hear more about our culture view the video on our careers page.
About the Role
A vacancy exists for a qualified Registered Nurse to work in our rural Community Mental Health Team. The geographical area of work will be South and Central Taranaki which includes Hawera Hospital as well as satelite clinics in areas such as Stratford, Patea and Opunake.
You will be part of a multidisciplinary team of specialist's providing mental health assessments, case management, coordination and activating appropriate support services to enhance skills and recovery for people. These positions will provide you with the opportunity to:
- Undertake a key worker role for identified clients within the Multidisciplinary Team
- Assess, monitor and deliver specialist interventions regarding mental state and risk management
- Work with Service users / Tangata Whaiora, family / whanau and other involved parties with the organisation and community to maintain effective therapeutic and working relationships
Suitable candidates will have:
- Recent Mental Health experience preferably in a community setting
- Excellent written, verbal and nonverbal communication skills
- Expertise in Mental State examination and Risk assessment
- Ability, skills and knowledge to implement appropriated 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
If you want to make an application click on "Apply Online" from within this page.
For further information please contact Sue Dunick, Team Leader - South Community Mental Health, on 06 278 9917, ext 6900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 3rd July 2022.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Taranaki District Health Board (New Plymouth/Hawera)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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