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Registered Nurse - Mental Health - Central Community Mental Health Team

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

Location: Wellington Hospital

Service: Wellington Central Community Mental Health Team

Contract: Permanent Full Time

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic community mental health professional who has experience working with adults with complex mental health needs. Having knowledge of DBT and/or CBT would be advantageous, however it is not a requirement.

Duties (include but are not limited to)

  • Managing a caseload of clients who experience moderate to severe mental health issues
  • Initial assessments
  • Crisis assessment

Skills & Experience

  • Understanding of mental health and addiction in adults and the impact of these issues on clients, their families and community.
  • A strong focus on recovery.
  • Recognising and managing risk in a clinical environment.
  • Working in an emotionally challenging and changing environment.
  • Responding to changing demands / priorities / workloads at short notice.
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Moū – About you

Able to work autonomously and participate in a multi-disciplinary approach to care provision. Other dimensions will include being able to work across primary, secondary and non-governmental organisations.

Have the following attributes: a good sense of humour, compassion, ability to be flexible in their approach.

Be required to have excellent communication and organisational skills as they are and essential part of the day to day work and be able to demonstrate your ability to be able to work with a range of cultures and be a team player.

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

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.

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