Enrolled Nurse - Adult Inpatient Group
Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)
6d ago
source : Kiwi Health Jobs
  • Rewarding mahi supporting acute mental healthevents
  • Unique career development opportunities
  • Become part of the Canterbury DHB whānau
  • Roles available at Te Awakura, Tupuna, and Seager
  • About the company

    Specialist Mental Health Services are an interdisciplinary team thatforms part of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB).

    We are committed toworking and partnering with tāngata whaiora (consumers) and their whānau (family).Constantly striving to work within our philosophy, we develop therapeutic,supportive and empowering relationships with our consumers, enabling them toachieve their personal goals and aspirations.

    About the team

    Te Awakura (Adult Inpatient Group) is a 64-bedadult acute inpatient unit that provides 24-hour care to consumers experiencingacute mental illness.

    Our model of care primarily focuses on integratedmultidisciplinary teams who strive to provide excellent care to tāngatawhaiorain the least restrictive manner.

    There are four 16-bed acute inpatient wards thatmake up Te Awakura. These wards cover the North, East, South and West quadrantsof Christchurch.

    We are a kind and compassionate group who values partneringwith our consumers and their whānau whilst ensuring that we provide them withhigh-quality care.

    About the role

  • We are looking for Enrolled Nurses withmental health scope to join one of our teams on a full time fixed-term basis. Youwill find yourself constantly thinking on your feet whilst contributingessential services within a rewarding field;
  • working alongside amultidisciplinary team to deliver high-level care to our tāngatawhaiora who have complex mental health needs.

    With a key focus on careerdevelopment, we value honesty, respect and integrity.

  • 12 month fixed term position available
  • Rostering pattern of 4 days on, 2 days off forfull time
  • Rotating morning, afternoon, and night shifts
  • Work autonomously and as part of a cohesivemulti-disciplinary team
  • Skills & experience :

  • Registered with the Nursing Council of NewZealand with a current APC
  • Mental Health scope and experience
  • Excellent communication and time managementskills
  • Positive, confident and resilient
  • A keen eye for risk mitigation
  • Strong focus on relationship-building
  • Culture

    Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all wedo.

    We value care and respect for others; integrity in all we do; andtaking responsibility for outcomes.

    Here at the Canterbury DHB we believe that diversity and inclusion iskey to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population.

    We are aninclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respectseveryone.


  • Fantastic benefits scheme
  • Opportunity for flexible working arrangements
  • Ongoing career development
  • Employment terms in line with the nursing MECA
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