Community & Justice Liaison Nurse - Wellington based
Capital & Coast District Health Board
Porirua, Porirua Community, New Zealand
6d ago

Te Korowai Whariki is part of the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service, 3DHB, which covers the central regions including Wellington, Manawatu, Whanganui, Hawkes Bay, Wairarapa and Tairawhiti regions.

There are four specific areas of provision : Courts, Prisons, Inpatient settings and Community. This role is Wellington based.

In the Prison setting :

  • Mental health screening and assessment, case management and treatment
  • On release of the person from Prison referring the person to a Community Mental health Service.
  • In the Court Setting :

  • Providing advice, mental state and risk assessment, and recommendation to judiciary.
  • Liaising and informal advice to a variety of Criminal Justice agencies including advocates, Police, Probation Services and Corrections staff.
  • You will utilize your clinical and medico-legal knowledge and skills to provide quality rapid assessment of those persons identified as having or who may have a mental health and addiction problem.

    We are a progressive service committed to providing a culture of ongoing professional development for staff through regular clinical supervision, excellent professional development and recognition programme (PDRP), regular in-

    service training and support towards external education.

    Requirements :

  • Registration with the Nursing council of New Zealand as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Minimum practice at Proficient / Expert level on PDRP or prior experience working in a Senior Nursing role
  • A current practising certificate
  • Post registration learning and experience relevant to the this speciality area
  • Applications will only be accepted via our careers portal and Seek. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

    Please submit your CV and cover letter in Word or PDF format. If you have queries, please email Maria.Campbell

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