Registered Nurse - Te Whare Mauri Ora at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitaha Canterbury, Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Permanent 0.94 FTE position for an RN with mental health experience;
- Must be registered with Nursing Council of New Zealand with current APC including Mental Health Scope;
- Roster follows 4 on 2 off roster pattern, covering
mornings, afternoons, and night shifts.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
Te Whare Mauri Ora (Mauri Ora means essence of life or life force) is a 13 bed Forensic Rehabilitation ward. The purpose of the ward is to support consumers in their move from a more secure setting, either Te Whare Manaaki or Te Whare Hohou Roko, to a less secure environment, and then onto the community. We do this by providing choices and individualised care that enables people with a mental illness to live a meaningful life, and all the time assessing and managing risk.
This is an opportunity for a skilled, highly motivated registered to work closely with multidisciplinary team colleagues in this dynamic, professional and supportive environment
We value honesty, fairness,
respect and dignity.
Pehea | About You
We are seeking a Registered Nurse to join this team on a permanent basis. Mental health experience is essential, ideally with previous nursing experience working in Forensic Mental Health.
As a professional highly motivated nurse, who displays a positive attitude and enthusiasm for this area of work, you will enjoy being part of a committed MDT, you will work in collaboration with a group of professionals that recognises the importance of providing quality care and services to their patients, friends and whānau. Working within a multi-disciplinary team, community supports and our inpatient team your ability to think on your feet and identify and manage risk, both on the ward and in the community
As this is a 24/7 service, the roster pattern follows a 4 days on, 2 days off, encompassing a rotating roster of morning, afternoon and night shifts. Full availability for all is required.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
In order to be successful in this role, the following is required:
- Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and mental health scope;
- Have a full New Zealand driver - s license;
- Knowledge of and a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi;
- A positive solution focused approach, initiative;
- Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a close team.
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 for the role highlighting any skills you have gained along the way.
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.
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 Full time|
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