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Registered Nurse - Regional Forensic Service - Purehurehu

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

Location: Porirua

Service: Forensic Inpatient Service - Purehurehu

Contract: Permanent, Part Time 0.9 FTE

Salary: As per Meca

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for Registered Nurses who can work in the Multi-disciplinary team providing medium-secure psychiatric services within a framework of clinical governance. We offer specialised assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for offenders with mental health problems thereby seeking to reduce the distress associated with mental health problems and their behavioural consequences, with reduction of risk of harm to others.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The Purehurehu Team is a dynamic multi-disciplinary team from a variety of ethnic and experiential backgrounds including, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, occupational therapists, social workers, mental health support workers and administration staff. We are managed by a Team Leader and supported by the wider Mental Health and Intellectual Disability management Team.

Moū – About you

You will need to be able to work collaboratively within a team; be able to support Mental Health Support Workers (MHSW) under your direction and delegation; carry out and assist MHSW’s to undertake care activities. You will bring your active listening skills, solution focus approach to fostering tangata whaiora to achieve their identified goals within their pathway journey. You will have the ability to take on new learning where required to support your role within the team as well as good communication skills with your team members, tangata whaiora and whānau. You will be proactive in ensuring all nursing led documentation reflects a person centred approach and promotes the enhancement of independence. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of clinicians who are committed to promoting excellent public relations through positive interactions with tangata whaiora, whānau and their communities.

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.

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