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Mental Health Registered Nurse

Do you want to use your clinical experience to make a positive difference in people’s lives?

Te mahi tūranga - About the role

The registered nurse will provide comprehensive assessments of mental health and addictions support needs for Whānau Whaiora aged between 18 and over. The service includes community and home-based supports. You will work within a multidisciplinary team who work collaboratively to achieve outcomes for whānau whaiora.

This position is full-time (40 hours per week between Monday - Sunday), and includes paid rostered on-call support for the service.

Ngā pūkenga, ngā tohu ōu - What you will need to have

  • Proven experience within the mental health sector
  • Experience working in partnership with our clinical partners
  • A passion for working with Whānau whaiora
  • A solutions focus
  • A Whānau whaiora centred approach
  • Experience overseeing and managing Medication
  • An ability to facilitate medication and infection prevention & control training
  • An ability to write clinical case notes and reports
  • An ability to coordinate clinical assessments and interventions such as Diabetes management
  • An ability to work autonomously and within a multidisciplinary team setting
  • Proven knowledge and experience in working with Māori communities
  • Reasonable knowledge and understanding of tikanga Māori

Me toka pūmau ēnei - Applicants MUST have

  • NZ Registered nurse with current practicing certificate
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Intermediate computer and database level
  • A clean and full NZ driver licence and a clean police record.
  • Have NZ Permanent Visa or Citizenship
  • May be required to consent and undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol test.