Happy new year everyone. Te Pou offices are now open for 2021.
Our Purpose: Why we do it
When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.
The Team: What we do
SMHS Forensics Services encompass medium Secure Forensics Units; Te Whare Manaaki, Te Whare Mauri Ora, and Te Whare Hohou Roko, purposed to provide specialist care for people who, as a a result of mental illness, have seriously offended or are assessed as high risk for serious offending. Priding itself on a sustained commitment to quality improvement, the Forensic Mental Health Service is a fulfilling and dynamic environment with opportunities to further your knowledge and expertise. We are looking for expressions of interest for an Associate Charge Nurse Manager to join Forensics, on a fixed term basis.
The Role: Where you fit in
In this professional and clinical leadership role, you will effectively contribute to the ongoing development of nursing practice and the professional nursing workforce within the service. The role has a function that is both clinical and operational, therefore you will have excellent clinical credibility as well as an ability to ensure the operational objectives are carried out in line with the CDHB vision.
The core function of the role is to assist and support the Charge Nurse Manager and Clinical Nurse Specialist in ensuring clinical nurse professional standards are upheld and practiced within the ward environment.
Ideal applicants expressing their interest in these positions will:
Our Culture: What matters to us
Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do
Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story
Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.
If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.
Please apply online or to discuss further becoming part of our team, please contact:
Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!