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Community Mental Health Nurse – Intensive Community Treatment, Kaitaia (1.0FTE)

Are you seeking that role with real impact and meaning? Would you like to see the tangible outcome of your work, in your community, every day? At Northland DHB, we’re driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.

Right now we have a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Nurse with community or mental health experience to join our Community Mental Health and Addiction Service based in Kaitaia.

Northland DHB is committed to a system that is Tiriti (Treaty) based and one that actively and purposefully invests in equitable outcomes for its Māori population.

Northland DHB recognises Māori as tāngata Whenua (first peoples) of New Zealand and have prioritised Māori health. We understand our Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations in relation to:

· Stewardship

· Iwi/Māori health development

· Equity

· Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge and expertise)

Our ideal candidate will possess a strong desire and ability to work as part of a positive and productive multidisciplinary team, be highly motivated and have excellent communication and computer skills. You will also hold a current, clean full drivers licence, a current annual practising certificate, and have the ability to be available for an on-call roster.

Preference will be given to candidates with local knowledge and considerable experience practising at an expert level. If you are ready for your next challenge – apply today!

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: NS21-084

Closes: 16 May 2021

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