What we do
PsychiatricService for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (PSAID) Inpatient Unit, is aninpatient unit based at Hillmorton Hospital that specialises in the assessmentand treatment of people with a dual diagnosis (intellectualdisability and mental illness).
The multidisciplinary team (MDT) actively involves the person in their care whilstcollaborating with their family / whanau.
We focus on a person’s individualskills and abilities to maintain their independence whilst encouraging them todevelop new skills.
We utilise a varietyof communication techniques to support the person to understand their treatmentoptions and to make decisions.
We promote the person to remain engaged with thewider community to maintain their social networks. We advocate a continuum of care, liaising with the community outpatientteam, residential providers and caregivers tosupport successful discharge planning into the community setting.
The Role : Where you fit in
Thisis a very unique area to work. We will support you and up skill you with thetools and techniques to provide individualised care inthis specialised area.
Asteam we support one another to provide best practice.
Weare seeking an enthusiastic Registered Nurse who has a holistic understandingof a person’s needs.
Asa Registered Nurse, you willneed to demonstrate your ability to work collaboratively with the MDT, completethe role of case management and take responsibility for co-ordinating theindividuals treatment plan based on MDTassessments.
Theservice is after nurse who has the ability to advocate for the person,challenge discriminatory attitudes and develop therapeutic relationships.
Thesepositions require a current full NZ driver’s license.
Thisrole encompasses shift and weekend work.
Thereare permanent and fixed term Registered Nurse position available - fulltime or part time
Our Culture : What matters to us
Kongā tāngata, te mātua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all wedo
Healthis ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we carefor and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, andgoing about our work with integrity.
Belonging Here : Becoming part of our story
Beingpart of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantasticbenefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoingfocus on your career development.
TheCanterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure wedeliver the best care for our diverse population.
The Canterbury DHB is aninclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.
Ifthis role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then pleasevisit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit yourexpertise.