Nēhi Rēhita / Registered Nurse, Whaikaha
Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ
4d ago
  • Work within supportive and innovative multi-disciplinary team and newly built environment
  • Have access to unique professional development and education opportunities
  • Further grow and develop your nursing skills and expertise within Intellectual Disability and Forensic nursing
  • Full-time and part-time Registered Nursing roles availableTā MātouRatonga : Tā Mātou Kaupapa / Our Service and Our PhilosophyAtSpecialist Mental Health Services, we are proud and committed to work as aninterdisciplinary team in collaboration and partnership with tāngata whaiora - consumersand their whānau (family) striving to work within our philosophy to developtherapeutic, supportive and empowering relationships with consumers, to enablethem to achieve their personal goals and aspirations.
  • Te Rōpu : Tā Mātou Mahi / The Team : What wedo CanterburyDHB Forensic Intellectual Disability (ID) Team is on a journey of innovationand evolution in delivering the best possible care to our tāngata whaiora.

    Here,we are focusing on long-term rehabilitation and acute care interventions of ourtāngata whaiora by discovering and building on their personal strengths and providinga supported transition back to their community.

    Deliveringa high standard of care is important to the Whaikaha team. The addition of ournew contemporary high care area allows us to offer safe, individualised care andstrengthens our ability to implement our model of care.

    Asa result, we are now looking for Registered Nurses with passion and interest inIntellectual Disability and Forensic nursing who can bring fresh ideas to ourteam and help us to deliver on this vision.

    We have permanent full-time(0.94FTE) and part-time roles available.Te Tūranga : Kō Tēnei Au / The Role : Whereyou fit in

  • Youwill join a supportive and experienced team that strives to make a realdifference in people s lives.
  • Youwill work in a fulfilling and yet dynamic environment with tangata whaiora consumers who have very complex challenges to face.
  • Youwill also get an opportunity to build long-term relationships with our tāngata whaiora and deliver a full and holistic rangeof nursing care.
  • Usinganalysis from data collection you will gain insight into the function ofbehaviour for our tāngata whaiora and how this informs our clinicalinterventions.
  • Finally,you will have access and support with your on-going professional development includingpost-graduate studies and more unique Intellectual Disability training likePositive Behaviour Support, enabled by our comprehensive staff orientationpackage, clinical supervisors, nursing leadership and close partnership withthe University of Otago.
  • Te Tūranga : Ōu Tikanga / The Role : What you need

  • Be an enthusiastic RegisteredNurse bringing a range of knowledge and skills in mental health or intellectualdisability nursing.
  • Have a current AnnualPracticing Certificate (APC) scoped for mental or intellectual disabilitynursing
  • A drive to develop your professionalpractise
  • Be compassionate and caringand have a strong sense of curiosity about those you care for.
  • Have exceptional interpersonalcommunication skills and positive demeanour
  • Critical thinking,planning and adaptability to a constantly changing environment
  • Abilityto work within the multi-disciplinary team, providing a clinical nursingperspective and managing task allocation and direction and delegationeffectively.
  • Tā mātou Take : Ngā Āhua, Ka Mahi Ai / Our Purpose : Whywe do itWhenyou work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you are part of somethingvery special.

    We plan, fund and deliver health services to almost 600,000 tāngata (people) that live in the Canterbury region.Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

    Tā Mātou Ahurea : Ngā Take Kia mātou / Our Culture : Whatmatters to usKongā tāngata, te mātua mahi Puttingpeople at the heart of all we do 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.

    TōkuTūranga : Tā Mātou Kōrero / Belonging Here : Becoming part of our storyBeingpart of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantasticbenefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoingfocus on your career development.

    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.

    Pleaseapply online, or contact us on recruitment cdhb.health.nzApplicantswill be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please applynow!

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