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Registered Mental Health Nurse - Case Management

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse with Mental Health experience to join our team of case managers within our Mental Health Services for Older People (MHSOP) Community team. This is a permanent, full-time position.

The focus is to deliver high quality care to the growing population in the Bay of Plenty. At the heart of our services are our CARE values – Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence.

You will work with referrers, health partners, referred clients, their families/whānau and the community to provide an effective triage and assessment, to facilitate and implement planned treatment to maximise health and independence in the community:

  • Provision of advice and assistance
  • Resolution of the mental health crisis
  • Facilitating transition along the care pathway for service-users and their families
  • Linking consumers to primary care providers and appropriate community agencies

We have a commitment to working in partnership and collaboration with consumers, family/whānau and the community.

The successful applicant will be required to have an excellent understanding of mental health conditions, the Mental Health Act, PPPR Act, understanding of capacity assessment work up, a range of therapeutic modalities, dementia/delirium nursing care.

The successful application will have a minimum of 3 years of post graduate mental health experience, preferably experience in older person’s mental health

For further enquiries please contact Beth Thomas 5798335

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence in their daily work. The successful applicant will have to provide evidence they are compassionate, team spirited, responsive to needs and with an attitude of always striving for excellence.

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.

All applications are to be made online.