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Registered Comprehensive Nurse - Rangatahi Unit

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location: Kenepuru Campus

Service: Regional Rangatahi inpatient service

Contract: Full and Part time, permanent Registered Nurse, rostered and rotating shifts.

Salary: Dependent on Experience and collective agreement.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Comprehensive Nurse to join our multi-disciplinary team at the Regional Rangatahi inpatient Service (RRAIS), based at Kenepuru campus.

The Rangatahi Unit is a 12 bedded mental health acute unit that provides a service for adolescents who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness.

RRAIS is one of three adolescent inpatient services in New Zealand. It is a regional service for the lower North Island providing for adolescents from the Wellington region up to and including Gisborne.

We are a dynamic and enthusiastic team with a passion for providing specialist assessment and treatment to, Rangatahi and their Whanau aged 13 to 17 years inclusive.

We provide a Therapeutic Day Programme which designed to meet the needs of the Rangatahi experiencing an acute episode of mental illness. Our service is Whanau focused and Whanau will be included in all aspects of treatment where appropriate.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

We are a dynamic and enthusiastic team with a passion for providing specialist assessment and treatment to rangatahi and their Whanau when there is a mental health concern. You will fit into a strong team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across disciplines. If you have lots of energy and willingness to walk alongside and support our rangatahi to return to a level of functioning through taking part in the day programme, go on therapeutic outings outing and assist with day to day tasks then we would be keen to hear from you.

Moū – About you

You will hold a relevant nursing qualification.

The ideal applicant will have experience in the child and adolescent mental health sector and a proven ability of working with a multi-disciplinary team.

Have ability to think on your feet, ability to carry out a risk assessment, excellent written and verbal communication and willingness to come learn and work as part of a team.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast DHB

Hutt Valley DHB

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

2DHB requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed