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Registered Nurses/ Enrolled Nurses - Te Awakura, Adult Inpatient Group

  • A rewarding opportunity supporting the acute mental health service
  • Unique career development opportunities
  • Full-time and part-time positions available

Mō te tūnga - About the role

Te Awakura (Adult Inpatient Group) is a 64-bed adult acute inpatient unit that provides 24-hour care to consumers experiencing acute mental illness. Our model of care primarily focuses on integrated multidisciplinary teams who strive to provide excellent care to tāngata whaiora in the least restrictive manner.

There are four 16-bed acute inpatient wards that make up Te Awakura. These wards cover the North, East, South and West quadrants of Christchurch. We are a kind and compassionate group who values partnering with our consumers and their whānau whilst ensuring that we provide them with high-quality care.

Pehea - About You

There are various vacancies available for Registered Nurses/ Enrolled Nurses with mental health scope. You will find yourself contributing essential services within a rewarding field; working with tāngata whaiora with complex mental health needs. As part of a progressive organisation that values honesty, respect and integrity for every individual, this multi-varied role presents you with the opportunity to work in a dynamic and challenging health environment.

  • Full-time, part-time and fixed-term opportunities available
  • Rotating roster of four days on, two days off for full time
  • Work autonomously and as part of a cohesive multi-disciplinary team

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and experience:

  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and mental health scope
  • Previous Mental Health scope and experience is preferred
  • Nurses with the right skills and attitude who do not have mental health experience but have mental health scope, would be considered on a case by case basis
  • Excellent communication and time management skills;
  • Confident and resilient
  • Strong focus on relationship-building
  • Knowledge of and a commitment to Te Tiriti O Waitangi

Mō mātou - About Us

Specialist Mental Health Services are an interdisciplinary team that forms part of Health NZ - Te Whatu Ora - Canterbury - Waitaha. We are committed to working and partnering with consumers/tāngata whaiora and their family/whānau. Constantly striving to work within our philosophy; we develop therapeutic, supportive and empowering relationships with our consumers, enabling them to achieve their personal goals and aspirations.

Tono ināianei - Apply Now

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at complete an application.

Enquiries: Shannon Le Roux - Recruitment Partner

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now