ABOUT THE ROLE
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Community Mental Health Nurse to join the Older Persons Mental Health Team (Psychogeriatric service), working in the , which is home to numerous walking and mountain bike trails, great cafes andrestaurants and all just 15 minutes from the capital city centre.
Our multidisciplinary team is part of the Older Persons and Rehabilitation Service at Hutt Hospital and provide assessment and treatment to older adults with dementia with difficult behavioural symptoms and / or functional mental health issues.
We are looking for someone who is confident in their role as a Psychogeriatric Community Nurse and mental health key worker, has excellent assessment and communication skills, is a great team player and has an ability to work independently.
We have both full and part time roles available and involves seeing clients in the community and occasionally on the ward.
Whilst knowledge of dementia is helpful and preferred, this role involves working primarily with older mental health clients.
We can offer you a very friendly and supportive team environment, regular supervision and in-service training as well as the opportunity to be involved in service development projects.
If you are passionate about providing excellent mental health nursing care and have knowledge of complex elderly and community work then we are very keen to hear from you.