Community Mental Health Nurse - Assertive Community Outreach Service at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Seeking experienced Mental Health Nurses to join our team at Assertive Community Outreach Service ("ACOS")
- Use your skills and knowledge to improve health outcomes and be a key part in the recovery journey of our Service Users / Tangata Whai ora
- Permanent full time (40 hours per week) position, Monday to Sunday roster
- Based in Pt Chevalier with secure bike storage and free on-site parking
Join the Assertive Community Outreach Service (ACOS), an intensive Community Mental Health Team in the High and Complex Needs Service.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Our multi-disciplinary team work alongside people who need support to engage with mental health services and present with high needs and vulnerability associated with their mental health. We aim to provide flexible, collaborative and responsive treatment and support to our Service Users/Tangata Whai ora.
We provide comprehensive mental health support with a focus on whanau/family involvement. You will apply your mental health knowledge and skills to undertake thorough assessments, including risk management and provide appropriate and collaborative treatment and support.
This is a permanent, full time role working 10 days per fortnight on a Monday to Sunday roster. You will be working approximately 3 or 4 weekend days per 8-week roster.
For further details, please refer to the position description here
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
- You will be a Mental Health Nurse registered in New Zealand with a current Practising Certificate or eligible for the same. It is desirable that you have two years’ experience or more working in mental health settings, ideally with community experience.
- As an ideal candidate for this role, you will demonstrate initiative, problem solving skills and enjoy teamwork.
- As this role is community based, a full and clean driver license is essential for this role.
For more information about this role please contact Brendan Porter, Clinical Team Leader – ACOS at BrendanP@adhb.govt.nz or 021 533 792
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are also an Accredited Employer with Immigration NZ (Please visit Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa for more information if you will be needing a Work Visa)
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland.
For more information on what we offer, please click here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Reshma Amin - Recruitment Consultant at Reshmaa@adhb.govt.nz or 021 574042 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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