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Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' There is only one purpose to our work : the wellness and wellbeing of our
Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections) Health Services lead the delivery of patient-focused primary health care services to tangata within corrections facilities across Aotearoa.
Hōkai Rangi, our over-arching strategic direction, places the focus on health at the heart of our business. Building our frameworks from a Matauranga Māori basis is our focus to drive and support equity for Māori, which in turn will contribute to achieving our outcomes of reducing
Mō te tūnga About the
Mental Health Nurses work as part of the Intervention and Support Practice Team which consists of clinical specialists whom deliver mental health services to those most vulnerable people in our care.
Working within a multi-disciplinary approach to care and well-being, your role as a Mental Health Nurse is to provide health services which enhance mental health care for tāne in our management.
Effective clinical caseload management will include triage, assessment and evidence informed treatments that are aligned to best practice mental health service provision, as well as overall promoting the delivery of holistic and recovery-oriented health services across the prison environment.
We are seeking Mental Health Nurses to join our mental health service based in Mt Eden Corrections Facility in Central
This opportunity will suit a Mental Health Nurse who demonstrates a strong commitment to culturally safe practice and partnership.
Our teams strive to model expert clinical practice and ensure a strong focus on Humanising and Healing - respecting the human dignity and inherent mana of all people in our care, and their
Our Mental Health Nurses enjoy genuine work-life balance, a competitive salary, professional developmental opportunities, clinical and cultural supervision, and an environment with a vibrant and supportive team
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We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate strong alignment to our kaupapa and who can evidence in a written application how they meet the below essential
Registered Nurse who holds a current Nursing Council of NZ Annual Practicing Cultural competence - understands the Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application, and has cultural knowledge and experience of working with and for Māori, whānau and Demonstrable relevant experience including working with people presenting with acute and complex mental health
Kano ārai mate KOWHEORI-19 COVID-19
As part of the COVID-19 response, health workers regulated by the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance (HPCA) Act are required to be vaccinated and boosted.
This includes doctors, nurses and
Staff not regulated by the HPCA do not currently need to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status.
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Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi