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Registered Nurse - Puna Maatai - Forensics

Where you’ll be working: Puna Maatai Acute Forensic Unit – Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre – Mental Health and Addictions Service

The details: Permanent – 80 rostered hours per fortnight

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse wishing to explore nursing in an acute forensic setting.

About the service:

Puna Maatai is an acute admission forensic ward covering the midland region. Implicit within our ward are the principles of clinical and professional best practice, with a holistic approach to care and a service delivery model based on the responsibilities and obligations contained in the Treaty of Waitangi.

About the role:

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse wishing to explore nursing in an acute forensic mental health setting. The successful applicant will be provided orientation and ongoing opportunity for professional development.

Required skills & experience:

• Hold a current practising certificate, and have a minimum of 12 months post-registration mental health experience.

• Be able to work rostered duties over a 24 hour period, seven days a week.

• Have a good understanding of risk assessment and recovery.

• Be able to work within a multi-disciplinary team, having excellent communication skills.

• Be able to support, and advocate for, service users in an acute mental health setting.

To view the position description please click here.

Why us:

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact Clindella Stirling, Charge Nurse Manager on 021 763 537.

Application closing date: 18 July 2021


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