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Clinical Team Co-ordinator - Specialist Mental Health Services

  • Clinical Team Coordinator at Hillmorton Hospital
  • 0.7 FTE, fixed-term until 16 August 2024, three on/three off roster covering Monday to Sunday afternoon shifts
  • Senior nursing role responsible for the coordination of service delivery across the campus

Mō te tūnga - About the role

We are seeking a Clinical Team Coordinator to provide clinical oversight for Specialist Mental Health Services across the Hillmorton campus. 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.

Pehea - About You

The Clinical Team Coordinator (CTC) is a senior nursing role 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. Following a three days on, three days off roster pattern covering Monday to Sunday afternoon shifts.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and experience:

  • A current NZ Nursing Registration and APC with a scope of practice that includes mental health
  • Recent experience within Waitaha Specialist Mental Health Services, preferably inpatient experience
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Expert clinical nursing knowledge and has leadership experience
  • A commitment to relevant post graduate study either having completed or have commenced the post graduate pathway
  • Adherence to guidelines of Cultural Safety and the Treaty of Waitangi

Mō mātou - About Us

Specialist Mental Health Services are an interdisciplinary team that forms part of Health NZ - Te Whatu Ora - Canterbury - Waitaha. 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, highlighting your experience in working collectively with Māori to uphold the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at to complete an application.

For a private and confidential chat about this role please contact Shannon Le Roux - Recruitment Partner

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now.