- Full time position available, based in Hamilton or Thames – you choose
- Do you love inspiring people and bringing out the best in a team?
- Hold a current NZ Nurse registration with ability to work in mental health?
Develop your professional career and provide clinical support to people experiencing mental illness to help manage their health and social needs.
We’re looking for a Registered Nurse to join our Pathways Mobile Support Team.
This is a permanent, full-time position, working Monday - Friday 8.30am- 5.00pm. As part of this role the successful candidate will be expected to travel between our Hauraki and Hamilton services. As such, the role can be based in Hamilton or Thames - you choose.
We’re looking for a Registered Nurse to support people experiencing mental illness. You’ll be working with them to identify and meet individual health and social care needs and support them to re-connect with community services and take control of their own lives. You’ll bring to the role great ideas about improving the physical health and wellbeing of the people we support as well as providing expert clinical guidance to ensure that all health care needs are being addressed.
Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities.
It’s essential that you be able to work within mental health, and previous experience in this field or wider health and social sectors would be a bonus! So if you have a New Zealand registration as a Nurse (with scope to work in mental health) with experience with DHBs, PHOs, and the wider community and social sector, then we encourage you to apply.
You’ll be known for your caring, friendly and approachable manner and be passionate about your professional role and identity. You’ll have a non-judgmental approach to working within a diverse population. A real team player, you’ll be an excellent communicator and the sort of person who brings fun and laughter to your work environment. You’ll thrive in a supportive multi-disciplinary team environment where your skills and knowledge are valued and respected by your colleagues.
- You’re a great listener, the sort of person who will listen deeply to the people who use our services
- You’re a fresh thinker, using curiosity and imagination to generate new ideas
- You have great interpersonal skills, skills in group work, and a can do attitude
- You have the ability to practice autonomously and to identify areas in a work setting where nursing skills can be applied
- A full clean NZ driver’s license is essential for this role
The Wise Group are passionate supporters of our communities and vulnerable populations. We place a high value on the safety and wellbeing of our staff and the people we support. We endorse the Ministry of Health recommendation for vaccinations to protect us all against COVID-19. It is therefore our expectation that all NEW Wise Group employees are vaccinated.
Here at Pathways we value our employee’s and we like to show how much we value you by offering outstanding benefits. Some of the benefits include providing extra annual leave, income protection insurance, flexible working arrangements, and subsidies for school holiday children’s programmes. Pathways is a supportive work environment where work life balance is encouraged, people are valued, and new solutions are the norm!
Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now.
Closing Date: 1 November 2021. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found before the closing date.
Position Description: https://www.wisegroup.co.nz/uploads/files/position-descriptions/PW_RHP.pdf
Contact: Sally Whitelaw, Service and Relationship Manager on 027 230 2262 on if you have any questions.
For further information, visit our website www.pathways.co.nz
Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply.
**All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the Vulnerable Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.