Community Mental Health Nurse - Single Point of Entry at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury, Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Put your listening skills to the test in this 'front door of Specialist Mental Health Services'. We are keen to hear from a Registered Nurse keen on working within the SPOE team.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Single Point of Entry (SPOE) is a person - s initial contact with the mental health services. We streamline the way people are referred for the Adult Community Mental Health Services they require. We are a tight-knit, multidisplinary team made up of registered Nurses, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists.
Pehea | About You
This role is centred around being the key point of contact for people needing advice and wanting to access mental health services, as well as taking referrals and queries from GP's. Drawing on your experience of working in mental health you will be able to assess the risk and quickly get a good clear understanding of your caller - s needs. You will play a key role in triage and client liaison, ensuring all consumers get the right help, at the right time, in the right place.
- Working hours are within Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 4.30/5.00 pm
- This is a 0.6FTE permanent position.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
This role requires the following:
- Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC.
- Qualified Occupational Therapists and Social Workers will also be considered.
- Mental Health scope and experience.
- A full New Zealand drivers - licence.
- Knowledge of and a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and team work.
- Confident and resilient.
- Possess a good knowledge of the local community.
- Impeccable risk assessment capabilities.
Mō mātou | About Us
Specialist Mental Health Services are an interdisciplinary team that forms part of Te Whatu Ora, Waitaha Canterbury. We are committed to working and partnering with tāngata whaiora and their whānau. 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.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now
Please submit your most recent resume along with a cover letter stating why you believe that you are the ideal candidate, highlighting your experience in working collectively with Māori to uphold the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.
For a private and confidential chat about this role please contact Lisa Gray - Recruitment Partner - Lisa.Gray2@cdhb.health.nz
Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury|
|Position type:||Permanent Part time|
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