NESP - Mental Health, Addictions & Intellectual Disability
Capital Health Careers
Wellington, New Zealand
5d ago

An exciting opportunity to work in Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Nursing.

  • Develop your nursing career by making the change to work in mental health, addictions and intellectual disabilities (MHAIDS) nursing
  • Gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Nursing (Mental Health or Intellectual Disability)
  • Receive regular group supervision
  • Mental Health, Addictions and IntellectualDisability Services understands that for many people coping with their illnessor disability is not easy at the best of times.

    In recognising the importance of supportingpeople to seek help and to recover we provide a range of services that helppeople to live a fulfilled life.

    We are actively recruiting nurses who have completed their Bachelor of Nursingto join our dedicated teams to help make a difference to all New Zealandersaccessing services.

    This New Entry to Specialist Practice (NESP)programme will give you the opportunity to follow a career in mental health,addictions and intellectual disability nursing.

    Working with us you will have good opportunitiesfor professional development and progression.

    As a NESP RN, you will be offered a 72 hour afortnight fixed term contract that coincides with the tertiary educationcalendar to enable you to take paid study leave to complete the academicrequirements of the programme.

    You will be offered two rotations within theservices which may include adult, youth, older adult, forensic, community,early intervention, intellectual disabilities, Maori mental health or HealthPasifika.

    We partner with Whitireia New Zealand http : / / / Pages / home.aspx to offer a comprehensive introduction toMental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Nursing.

    This partnership enables you to complete a Postgraduate Certificate inNursing (Mental Health) or a Postgraduate certificate in speciality care by the end of theProgramme.

    For more information about the services we offer at CCDHB please see ourwebsites :

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    For further information about NESP pleasecontact :

    Nikki Adams Nurse Educator NESP and StudentNurses cell phone : 0275488853 email Nicola.adams

    Tony Heyward Professional Leader Nursing : 0274800224 email tony.heyward


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