Mental Health Registered Nurses
Acute Response Team, Southern Lakes (Taupo)
Mental Health & Addiction Services
Lakes District Health Board
Permanent, part time
An opportunity has arisen in Lakes DHB for experienced Registered Nurses with acute mental health experience to become part of the Acute Response Team (ART) based in Taupo, covering the Southern Lakes district.
The position, at times, could incorporate service delivery in Rotorua.
then this may be the opportunity for you.
Ko wai mātou / Who we are
This is an exciting opportunity as we continue to embed our new model of care Te Ara Tauwhirotanga : pathways that lead us to act with kindness.
Te Ara Tauwhirotanga is the product of extensive co-design with over 400 participants from the Lakes DHB community. Te Ara Tauwhirotanga model of care acknowledges that health, wellbeing and opportunities for healing and recovery are a basic human right and that this can only occur when local, regional and national systems work well together.
The model is the product of an extensive co-design process, aligns to He Ara Oranga and is designed around three central Pou (pillars) of Tikanga (Values), Tangata (People) and Taiao (Environment).
Mō te tūranga / About the role
As a registered nurse in the Acute Response Team (ART) you will have a specialist skill base in acute clinical assessment and intervention.
The successful applicant will be competent in all facets of care and multi-disciplinary team working. It is also expected that you would have excellent interpersonal skills and have a strong client focus, cultural competence and a flexible approach.
You must be a New Zealand Registered nurse eligible to work in Mental Health and have a current APC with a minimum of 2 years post graduate experience in an acute mental health setting.
Former training as a Duly Authorised Officer (DAO) and excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act will be an asset.
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi / The benefits of this position
At Lakes DHB we believe in the importance of living wellness and not just teaching it. The area offers a wide range of healthy lifestyle options, including adventure, relaxation and minimal commute.
You wil be spoilt for choice with water-sports on our lakes; mountain biking and / or running along the world-renowned lake Taupo or relaxing in the extensive choice of hot pools.
And we are only a stone’s throw away from the beautiful beaches along the East-Coast, as well as close to two universities for further study.
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? / How do I apply?
If this role sounds like a great fit for you, hit the Apply Now button or for any queries please contact Esthe Davis, Service Manager on 07 349 7995.
A requirement of employment with Lakes DHB is a satisfactory Worker Safety Check including a criminal conviction history check in line with the Criminal Records Clean Slate Act 2004.