Allied Health Workers and Registered Nurses - Crisis Resolution
Canterbury District Health Board
Christchurch, NZ
2d ago

What we do

There is an exciting opportunity currently within the Adult Community Psychiatric Service, for Nurse or Allied Health Workers to join North, West and East Community Teams' Crisis Resolution functions.

Crisis Resolution provides a 24 hour service assessing the needs and providing treatment and support to clients experiencing psychiatric crisis.

There are four teams : North, East, South and West, all working closely with their respective case management teams, who provide services to consumers who are under care.

Here is a fast-paced and varied role on the frontline of specialist mental health services.

The Role : Where you fit it

  • As a professional and highly motivated Nurse or Allied Health Worker who displays a positive attitude and enthusiasm for this area of work, you will enjoy being part of a committed and diverse multidisciplinary team, you will work in collaboration with a group of professionals that recognises the importance of providing quality care and services to their clients, friends and whānau.
  • Working within a multi-disciplinary team, and in collaboration with our clients and their whānau primary care, community supports and our inpatient teams, your ability to think on your feet, triage and prioritize your patients appropriately in a timely manner is essential.
  • Ideally you will be a Duly Authorised Officer who has been trained and signed off as being able facilitate the MHA, if not currently a DAO applicants for this position will be willing to undertake this paid three day DAO training as provided by the CDHB.
  • Must Hold a Full Driver’s Licence and have a Mental Health Nursing Scope of Practice
  • Qualified Occupational Therapists and Social Workers will also be considered.
  • Permanent full- and part time vacancies available
  • Our Culture : What matters to us

    Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

    Putting people at the heart of all we do

    Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

    Belonging Here : Becoming part of our story

    Being part of the Canterbury District HealthBoard, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexibleworking arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

    The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion iskey to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population.

    TheCanterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes andrespects everyone.

    If this role has sparked your interest butdoes not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have alook at our roles that better suit your expertise.

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