Community Mental Health Nurse - West Communityat Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)
Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)
Christchurch, NZ
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

  • 0.8FTE, perm position at West Adult Community
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and must have a mental health scope of practice.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a cohesive Multi-Disciplinary Team.
  • Our Purpose : Whywe do it

    When you work with the CanterburyDistrict Health Board, you re part of something very special. We plan, fund anddeliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in theCanterbury region.

    Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everythingwe do.

    The Team : What wedo

    The West Adult Community MentalHealth Service is one of four city-based teams that provide an assessment and treatmentservice for consumers with mental illnesses aged between 18 65 years, andwork closely with their families / whanau - both in the community and alongsideinpatient services.

    The Role : Whereyou fit in

    We have one permanent, 0.8 FTEcommunity mental health nurse position available for an enthusiastic RegisteredNurse looking to work closely with consumers and their whanau.

    Under the West Community team,the case management position entails providing comprehensive psychiatricassessment, case management, and therapeutic interventions for our clients andtheir family / whanau.

    You will work as a multi-disciplinary team member, wherethere is a strong focus on returning clients to primary health care sector followingspecialist input.

    You will be experienced with managing and responding tocrises, and will work alongside the Crisis Resolution extension of the WestCommunity team.

    This position requires registerednurses with experience in mental health.

    Full Driver s license isessential.

    Our Culture : Whatmatters to us

    Ko ngā tāngata, te mātuamahi

    Putting people at the heart ofall we do

    Health is ultimately all aboutpeople. 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 withintegrity.

    Belonging Here : Becomingpart of our story

    Being part of the CanterburyDistrict Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, theopportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your careerdevelopment.

    If this role has sparked yourinterest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers websiteand have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

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