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Clinical Team Co-ordinator - Specialist Mental Health Services

  • 0.7FTE two year fixed-term position available (until 16/06/2023)
  • Senior nursing role responsible for the coordination of service delivery after-hours
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and must have a mental health scope of practice.

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people who live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

We are seeking a Clinical Team Co-ordinator to provide clinical oversight for Specialist Mental Health Services across the division. Specialist Mental Health Service (SMHS) is the major provider of mental health services for the Canterbury District Health Board. The service aims to provide excellence of care for people with mental illness, ensuring their dignity, safety and independence. Services are provided at Hillmorton Hospital, The Princess Margaret Hospital, Christchurch community sites and Ashburton Hospital.

The Role: Where you fit in

The Clinical Team Co-ordinator (CTC) is a senior nursing role working in partnership with the Duty Nurse Managers to facilitate optimum care and coordinated multi-disciplinary team service delivery after hours for SMHS, to consumers and their families.

The CTC confidently provides advanced clinical care, leadership and co-ordination of the MDT and co-ordination of any emergency responses after hours.

There is a 0.7 FTE, fixed term position available (until 16/06/2023). Following a 3 days on, 3 days off roster pattern covering morning afternoon and night shifts.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A current NZ Nursing Registration and APC with a scope of practice that includes Mental Health
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Expert clinical nursing knowledge and leadership
  • A commitment to post graduate study either having completed or have commenced the post graduate pathway
  • Adherence to guidelines of Cultural Safety and the Treaty of Waitangi

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

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