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Community Mental Health Nurse / Duly Authorised Officer – Crisis Team

Northland DHB is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.

Are you a Registered Nurse with a passion for Mental Health Nursing? Right now, our team at Whangarei CATT (Crisis Team) are seeking experienced nurses to join us in a full time position.

The role of the Registered Mental Health Nurse / Duly Authorised Officer is to provide a responsive and robust clinical intake and assessment service that is delivered in a manner that is health equity evidenced and utilises the principles of Whanau Ora care that will enhance and enrich community tenure.

Our ideal applicant will have experience of working with tāngata whaiora and their whānau living with the effects of mental illness in our community and a proven ability to communicate well with tāngata whaiora, their whānau and colleagues, and engage Māori in making choices that enhance their wellbeing.

A commitment to improving health outcomes, cultural safety and quality of care for Māori is desired.

It is essential you hold a current clean licence as the role is community based. The successful applicant will work alongside other Kai Mahi Māori within a supportive team environment of health professionals that is committed to delivering an excellent clinical and cultural service that reflects the needs of our tāngata whaiora and their whānau.

We are a service committed to ongoing professional and cultural development within the parameters of the expected scope of practise for this position.

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: NS21-140a

Closes: 28 October 2021