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Community Mental Health Nurse - Forensic Intellectual Disability

Where you’ll be working: 40 Clarence Street, Hamilton - Puawai Regional Forensic and Rehabilitation Service

The details: Permanent – 48 hours per fortnight

Are you looking for a part time role with flexibility of hours worked over a fortnight.

About the service:

The mental health and addictions service deliver a variety of services across the Waikato region. We are a service undertaking a huge programme of change to deliver better outcomes to tāngata whai ora and whānau in our region. Nga iwi Ngakaunui - people at the heart is demonstrated best in mental health and addictions, people really are at the heart of all that we do. We know how important strong relationships are; with people who access our services, with their whānau and with the communities we serve.

About the role:

You will be part of a multidisciplinary team that provides a recovery and strength based approach.

You will need to have a genuine interest in people that have an intellectual disability and come under the judicial system.

Required skills & experience:

  • This role requires excellent assessment skills, experience of implementing interventions which enhance clients.
  • The ability to manage relationships with multiple stake holders that provide support for our intellectual disability clients under our service.
  • Intellectual Disability experience is desirable but not essential.

Why us:

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

We encourage training and continuous professional development and active participation in further development of the service.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact Margaret Burns-Carroll on 021 225 3315 or Richard Blakey 021 761 980.

Application closing date: 30 June 2021


Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

  • Give and earn respect - Whakamana
  • Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
  • Fair play – Mauri Pai
  • Growing the good – Whakapakari
  • Stronger together – Kotahitanga