Registered Nurse 0.8 FTE - Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Servicesat Waitemata District Health Board (North & West Auckland)
Waitemata District Health Board (North & West Auckland)
Auckland, NZ
3d ago
source : New Zealand Government

About this role

  • Do you want to work with young people to help bring posiitve changes to their life?
  • Do you need a change of pace and hours?
  • Part time and full time positions are available
  • Working with children and young people alongside their families / whanau is a rewarding calling. Our goal is to provide a strength focused, evidence-based approach to support this client group.

    We do this through, face to face assessment and therapy, parenting management and groups, via zoom when needed. The government requires us to see the top 3% of severe mental illness that impacts on the psychological wellbeing and functioning of young people aged 4-18 years.

    Our service delivery model is CAPA (Choice and Partnership Approach) which incorporates the concepts of choice into our appointments and is based on collaboration with young people and their whanau.

    We are able to support our children and families with, face to face, group, telehealth and family workgroups

    Please apply if :

  • Your strengths include providing empathy, a sense of humour, a team player, excellent communication skills verbal and written.
  • Your values align with WDHB of connected, everyone matters, compassion, better, best brilliant.
  • Your knowledge and skills include risk assessment and management, brief intervention, distress tolerance.
  • You enjoy working with young people and their families.
  • We can offer you a supportive environment, working alongside experienced staff with a lot of variety of work experience and training opportunities.

    West Auckland is well resourced with agencies also that can be accessed and we have close links with.

    Recent employees are saying ...

    Marinoto West is a TEAM made up of hard working professionals who are fun and supportive of one another. As a new staff member, everyone has been really helpful and willing to make my introduction to the team as positive as possible.

    While the nature of the work can be demanding, it is rewarding and made more so by the backing of a great team. (from my experience a connected / supportive team makes the work that much more manageable and enjoyable).

    I have started as a new graduate nurse in lockdown and the team at Marinoto West have been incredibly welcoming and supportive during this time.

    I am grateful to have had this introduction to my nursing career and my time working at Marinoto West. There are many opportunities here and it is very much a multidisciplinary team where nurses’ views are heard

    If you have a desire to make a positive difference in the lives of our youth, please apply for this role by visiting our website on http : / / www. / quoting reference number WDHB14354 or click on the apply now button on this page.

    For a copy of the job description, please click here.

    We are able to consider part-time and full time positions, with some flexibility of hours to fit in with your commitments within the business hours framework.

    We are particularly interested in people who would be attracted to doing acute work with those families needing the most urgent support.

    If you are interested in having a conversation, please contact Joy Skelton on 0211839848. For more information on the recruitment process, please contact Anna Tiaiho on 09 442 7248.

    Position number : WDHB14354

    Closing date : 31 May 2022

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