Where you’ll be working: Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre – Adult Inpatient Wards
The details: Permanent– full or part time – rostered shifts
Would you like to be part of a mental health service where the primary focus is a recovery approach and where loved ones can entrust you with their family/whanau member?
About the service:
The mental health and addictions service deliver a variety of services across the Waikato region. We are a service undertaking a huge programme of change to deliver better outcomes to tāngata whai ora and whānau in our region. Nga iwi Ngakaunui - people at the heart is demonstrated best in mental health and addictions, people really are at the heart of all that we do. We know how important strong relationships are; with people who access our services, with their whānau and with the communities we serve.
About the role:
This area of work can be both demanding and very rewarding.
Mental Health and Addictions services strategic vision is to improve the health, independence and quality of life for consumers who experience a mental illness. The philosophy that underpins this is one of hope, compassion and use of therapeutic self to support the consumer through their journey towards recovery.
Should you be the successful candidate, you would become a part of a supportive and dedicated team where educational opportunities are supported.
Required skills & experience:
• a current annual practicing certificate that enables you to work in mental health
• a minimum of 12 months experience working in mental health.
Please click here to view the position description.
The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
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.
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.
For any queries about the role please contact Lynne Davies - Charge Nurse Manager Ward 34, Anthea Williams – Charge Nurse Manager Ward 35 or Ros McCullough – Charge Nurse Manager Ward 36 on 07 839 8899.
Application closing date: Open until filled
Values Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui
• Give and earn respect - Whakamana
• Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo
• Fair play – Mauri Pai
• Growing the good – Whakapakari
• Stronger together – Kotahitanga