Registered Nurse, Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service, Prison Team
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
9d ago

The Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service, orthe Mason Clinic as it is often known, is the largest Forensic Mental HealthService in New Zealand.

We serve the four Northern District Health Boardsincluding all courts in the northern region and four prisons.

We deliver acomprehensive range of Forensic Mental Health Services, including secureinpatient acute and rehabilitation services which connect to communityrehabilitation services, services for offenders with an intellectual disability,culture specific programmes for Maori, court liaison and prison mental healthservices.

This includes a regionalservice to Northland Region Corrections Facility at Ngawha and Northland.

Our vision, mission and values are inclusive, foundedon a therapeutic commitment to service users, their family and thecommunity.

We are committed to both process, and outcome quality, bestevidence based practice, a management environment that is respectful of allstaff and an ongoing learning environment.

The MasonApproach has a number of core values which include providing respectful, safeand involving services, delivering recovery and strengths focused care that isculturally appropriate, evidence and values based.

The MasonApproach has five key principles that guide work.

  • Principle 1 : Recovery as a philosophy and a journey
  • Principle 2 : The importance of cultural andpersonal identity

  • Principle 3 : The importance of understanding risk
  • Principle 4 : Recovery in the forensic setting
  • Principle 5 : Excellence
  • The Regional Forensic Prison Team employs experienced mental health nurses to work in the Auckland and Regional prisons, alongside our psychiatrists, social workers, cultural workers and clinical psychologists.

    You will be part of a great team of experienced clinicians, committed to and passionate about their work but also able to share humour, in an interesting and responsible role in a very unique setting.

    Join us and be part of the care that can make a positive difference in the lives of Service users in custody, their families and the community.

    We continue to develop the services for the future and are looking to recruit a Registered Mental Health Nurse into a full FTE position.

    In this role, you will provide nursing care of the highest quality in accordance with the Nursing Council of New Zealand scope of practice (Registered Nurse) and the WDHB Professional Development and Recognition Plan level 2, competent registered nurse.

    To apply for this position you must be at least a Level 2 Competent New Zealand Registered Nurse, have current APC and the scope to work in Mental Health.

    For further information about the position, please contract Mark Snelson, Manager on 09 815 5870 or for more information about our recruitment process, please contact Glenn Bratton -

    Recruitment Consultant on 09 442 7251.Click here to download a Job Description.Please apply for this position by clicking on the apply now button or visit our website at www. quoting reference number NOR01915. Position number : NOR01915This position is NOT a children's worker under the Vulnerable Children Act

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