Registered Nurse - MH Assessment & Brief Care Team
Taranaki District Health Board
New Plymouth, NZ
6d ago

Do you have Mental Health Nursing experience with acute assessment and therapeutic engagement skills?

The MH Assessment & Brief Care Team is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurse with the appropriate skills to join the team.

As the successful candidate you will be working within a team of highly experienced and skilled Registered Nurses providing assessments and brief care for people experiencing mental health problems in the community.

Interventions are provided from a strengths based approach to assist in building resilience and preventing onset of chronic symptoms and avoiding acute inpatient admission.

As a Duly Authorised Officer you will also be required to provide advice on and facilitate Mental Health Act assessment processes as well as giving general mental health advice to the public.

Ideally you will have a depth of experience working with people experiencing acute mental illness and demonstrate a variety of talking therapy skills.

The successful candidate must have a current and valid Annual Practising Certificate with NZ Nursing Council and a current Drivers licence.

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