Mental Health Nurse - Haumaru Ōrite (Acute Mental Health Unit for Children and Adolescents) at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Toka Tumai Auckland, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Mental Health Nurses needed at Haumaru Ōrite (formerly known as The Child & Family Unit (CFU)) and Mother & Baby Unit (MBU) – based at the prestigious Starship Hospital, Auckland.
- Work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary team to provide assessment and specialist treatment.
- Permanent, full-time role (40 hours per week), Monday to Sunday, shift work.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced mental health nurse to join our team at Haumaru Ōrite.
Haumaru Ōrite is a super - regional specialist service providing assessment and treatment for children and adolescents (Haumaru Ōrite mo Rangatahi) and in a separate space providing assessment and treatment for mums and babies (Haumaru Ōrite mo Mama).
We are a 21-bed acute mental health inpatient unit working with Rangatahi from 0-18 years and their whanau and mama & pepi in our three bedded maternal mental health space.
The Rangatahi space is one of three Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service units in the country serving a very large region with strong commitment to collaboration between whaiora, whānau, staff, and other services.
The Mama & Pepi space is the second only in New Zealand.
As a member of the Team, you will work collaboratively within the multi-disciplinary team to provide assessment and specialist treatment to our client group.
We can offer good opportunities for professional development and clinical supervision and to develop specialist expertise and/or build on existing skills.
For further details, please refer to the position description (please click here)
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
We are seeking applications from New Zealand and overseas registered nurses with a current APC. You will also bring excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong commitment to a multi-disciplinary team approach. Experience of working with mental health is essential.
You will be a Registered Comprehensive (with PG Cert in MH) or Psychiatric Nurse with previous experience in an inpatient unit or community setting.
As a key member of this professional, dedicated team, you’ll be assessing and managing the needs of whaiora who are referred to the service with an acute mental health presentation and increased risk. Being a confident communicator and decision maker with strong nursing competencies are imperative.
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
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. Please include a cover letter and a detailed CV (clearly outlining your mental health work experience including number of years and the mental health services/hospitals where you have gained your previous work experience)
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Suzanne Morgan - Recruitment Consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 461 532 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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