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Registered Mental health Nurse Porirua Community Mental Health Team

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

Location: Porirua

Service: Porirua community mental health team

Contract: Permanent

Salary: As per Meca

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

This is an exciting role where you work autonomously with the support of the Multi-disciplinary team managing your own case load of clients in the community using a Strengths based model. You would also be involved in doing Initial assessments for referrals sent to the CMHT.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

We are a Multi-disciplinary team consisting of very experienced Consultants, Registrars, Psychologists, Mental health Nurses, Occupational therapists, Social Workers and Administrators. We are a very supportive team and you will always feel that you have support.

We enjoy celebrating our successes and milestones and doing the 5 minute quiz at lunch-time. We are based in the centre of Porirua and have the best views of Porirua and the surrounding district that you will find from the 8th floor.

Moū – About you

You will be a mental health nurse preferably with some experience though we will support you to learn.

You will have good time management skills so you can manage your caseload and be able to prioritise your work and dealing with acute situations. You will have assessment and risk management skills and the willingness to continue to learn new skills. You will be flexible as no day in mental health is the same.

You will enjoy working in a team and supporting others but also able to work independently and follow process.

You will enjoy having a laugh and remain positive when faced with adversity.

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.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed