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Community Mental Health Nurse - Triage

Where you’ll be working: 193 London Street, Hamilton -

The details: Permanent – 80 hours per fortnight

We are looking for an experienced community mental health nurse to join our triage team.

About the service:

Our mental health and addictions service is committed to continuous quality improvement, this position will offer opportunities to be a part of service development and strengthening the way we support our community.

About the role:

The triage team plays a vital role in community mental health and addictions service, receiving all referrals into the service and ensuring they are either referred on to an appropriate community service or are brought into the appropriate team. We also offer a short term pathway for brief interventions to support Tangata Whaiora to receive ongoing care closer to home, with their G.P’s.

We currently operate a 6 day a week service; this position will essentially be Monday to Friday working 8.00am to 4.30pm but will require occasional Saturday’s.

Required skills & experience:

Applicants must have registration with the appropriate registration body and hold a current full, clean driver’s license.

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 offer a friendly team who will support your orientation and mentoring to help you get to know our service and our community. We have a culture of learning and striving for excellence, you can expect to be challenged, to challenge us and to be a part of growing 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 Elle Hayes, Charge Nurse Manager on (07) 834 6902.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience and are excited to be a part of our busy changing service, please apply today!

Application closing date: 9 May 2021


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· Stronger together – Kotahitanga