Registered Nurse
Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service
AUK-Auckland Central-Pt Chevalier, New Zealand
6d ago
source : Auckland Health Jobs

Registered Nurse, Community Team, Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service-PTC00021 Are you a registered nurse that is tired of shift work and craving a position giving you more freedom and out in the community?

Mason Clinic was created in response to the New Zealand Government inquiry into the care of mentally ill offenders. We provide an integrated forensic mental health service to the northern region’s courts, prisons and general mental health services.

We also work collaboratively with CYFS, general mental health services, NGOs, Consumer Advisors, Iwi and learning institutions to achieve high quality health outcomes.

Our inpatient services consist of seven forensic mental health inpatient units and an intellectual disability unit that assess, treat and assist in the recovery of people with mental illness or intellectual disability who have committed a criminal offence.

We have a Rehabilitation Unit that has Maori values and practices integrated with the Recovery model.Forensic community nurses are registered nurses who work to provide medico-

legal care to service users utilising speciality skills that include the ability to conduct and document clinical assessments, and then provide interventions, and nursing care plans.

About the position : This is an ideal position for a registered nurse who is looking for an opportunity to develop their careers outside of mainstream mental health into the unique and challenging world of forensics.

You will be working with an experienced community mental health team caring for service users transitioning from the in-

patient service to the community.Our service is well resourced and supported with a reputation of being in a league of its own.

Our management team are well established veterans within the forensic psychiatry sector who are dedicated to the training and development of our nursing staff.

At the Mason Clinic we focus on achieving excellence through safety, open communication, good pay and extensive training, including Duly Authorised Officer training.

If you feel ready to join our team and be rewarded for your experience and strong work ethic, then we would love to hear from you.

This could just be the challenge or the change you've been seeking! How to apply : To apply for this position you must be a NZ Registered Nurse, have current APC and the scope to work in Mental Health, and a current PDRP.

To be considered for this position please apply directly online by clicking on the "apply now" button on this page.For a copy of the Job Description please click hereFor more information about the position, please contract Simon Portelli, Team Leader, on (09) 815 5846.

For more information about our recruitment process, please contact Glenn Bratton, Recruitment Consultant for Mental Health Services on 09 442 7251.

Closing date : 5 August 2019 Position number : PTC00021 This position is NOT a children's worker under the Vulnerable Children Act

Location

AUK-Auckland Central-Pt Chevalier

Mental HealthFull-timeMonday - Friday

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