Community Mental Health Nurse - Community Pool
RecruitASP
Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ
2d ago
  • 0.47 Community based permanent pool vacancy
  • 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.OurPurpose : Why we do itWhenyou work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you re part of somethingvery special.
  • We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to putpeople at the heart of everything we do.

    TheTeam : What we do Withinthe community permanent pool, we have a need for a Community Mental HealthNurse with mental health experience.

    Primarily based at Christchurch Hospital,you will be providing cover across all community services. TheRole : Where you fit inWorkingout of the clinical environment based at the Christchurch Hospital, yourprofessional approach will see you working alongside health professionals inproviding access to assessment and treatment advice, for consumers whosepresentation includes psychiatric symptoms.

    Ourshort to medium term service is available to patients in the ED and wards atChristchurch Hospital. You will be an experienced Community Mental HealthNurse, familiar and confident with implementing interventions for consumersexperiencing psychiatric crises, and will bring a breadth of knowledge,assessment and treatment skills to this permanent, part time position.

    Thisposition requires someone who has the ability to work both autonomously and collaborativelyin an integrated manner. With your knowledge base, you ll be well equipped tosupport staff from a range of professional backgrounds with advice and clinicalconsultation.

    Thereis one 0.47 FTE, role available, on a permanent basis.OurCulture : What matters to usKo ngātāngata, te mātua mahiPuttingpeople 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.

    BelongingHere : 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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