We are offering an opportunity for a mental health nurse wishing to work in a sub-acute / rehabilitation setting within the Puawai Forensic Psychiatric service.
Puna Awhi-rua is a 12 bed ward, able to accommodate both male and female service users. We welcome your application if you :
Are a New Zealand registered nurse with a current practising certificate which enables you to work in Mental Health
Have an interest in working within the challenging and rewarding setting of a Forensic service
Are able to work within a multi-disciplinary team, having excellent communication skills
Are able to support, and advocate for service users on a forensic pathway.
Ideally you will be an experienced mental health nurse who is familiar with coordinating care and providing therapeutic interventions with adults experiencing mental health difficulties.
Experience nursing in secure environments would be an advantage. We offer :
Access to postgraduate education, to build on existing knowledge
Extensive internal training opportunities, to support skill development
Full orientation and mentoring to help you get to know our services
Access to clinical supervision.
If you would like to discuss this position or visit the clinical area, please contact Sharon Parker, Charge Nurse Manager, on 07 839 8899 ext. 96532.
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