Registered Nurse, Inpatient - Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā, Auckland
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Registered Nurse - Kauri Unit, Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service
- 2 Permanent, Full-time roles (40 hours per week)
- Rostered shifts
- Based in Point Chevalier
The Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service, or the Mason Clinic as it is often known, is the largest Forensic Mental Health Service in New Zealand. We serve the four Northern District Health Boards including all courts in the northern region and four prisons.
We deliver a comprehensive range of Forensic Mental Health Services, including secure inpatient acute and rehabilitation services that connect to community rehabilitation services, services for offenders with an intellectual disability, culture-specific programmes for Maori, court liaison and prison mental health services. This includes a regional service to Northland Region Corrections Facility at Ngawha and Northland.
Our vision, mission and values are inclusive, founded on a therapeutic commitment to service users, their family and the community. We are committed to both process and outcome quality, best evidence-based practice, a management environment that is respectful of all staff and an ongoing learning environment.
The Mason Approach has a number of core values, which include providing respectful, safe and involving services, delivering recovery and strengths-focused care that is culturally appropriate, evidence and values based.
Our inpatient services consist of seven forensic mental health inpatient units and an intellectual disability unit that assess, treat and assist in the recovery of people with mental illness or intellectual disability who have committed a criminal offence or are at high risk in the community.
We continue to develop the services for the future and we are looking to recruit Registered Mental Health Nurses. Kauri unit is a minimum secure, rehabilitation unit for men only and there is a strong focus on offence-specific care programming for violent and sexual offending. This role requires strong abilities to handle and redirect challenging behaviours.
In this role, you will provide nursing care of the highest quality in accordance with the Nursing Council of New Zealand's scope of practice (Registered Nurse) and Te Whatu Ora's Professional Development and Recognition Plan – level 2, a competent registered nurse.
To apply for this position you must at least be at the level of a Level 2 Competent New Zealand Registered Nurse, have a current APC and have the scope to work in Mental Health.
For a copy of the Job Description please click here
For more information about our recruitment process, please contact Abigail Sana Matic from Recruitment for Mental Health Services at 09 442 7253.
Position number: WDHB17778
Closing Date: 8th February 2024
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|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waitematā
|Permanent Full time
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