Community Mental Health Nurse - Assertive Community Outreach Service
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
At Te Toka Tumai | Auckland DHB we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
- Permanent full time (40 hours per week) position
- Be a key part in the recovery journey of our Service Users / Tangata Whai ora
- Use your skills and knowledge to improve health outcomes
- Based in Pt Chevalier with secure bike storage and free on-site parking
Join the Assertive Community Outreach Service (ACOS), an intensive Community Mental Health Team in the High and Complex Needs Service.
Our multi-disciplinary team work alongside people who need support to engage with mental health services and present with high needs and vulnerability associated with their mental health. We aim to provide flexible, collaborative and responsive treatment and support to our Service Users/Tangata Whai ora. We are a mobile team based in Point Chevalier, Auckland and we cover all of the Te Toka Tumai Auckland DHB area.
We provide comprehensive mental health support with a focus on whanau/family involvement. You will apply your mental health knowledge and skills to undertake thorough assessments, including risk management and provide appropriate and collaborative treatment and support.
This is a permanent, full time role working 10 days per fortnight on a Monday to Sunday roster. You will be working approximately 3 or 4 weekend days per 8-week roster.
For further details, please refer to the position description here
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
You will be a Mental Health Nurse registered in New Zealand with a current Practising Certificate or eligible for the same. It is desirable that you have two years’ experience or more working in mental health settings, ideally with community experience.
As an ideal candidate for this role, you will demonstrate initiative, problem solving skills and enjoy teamwork.
As this role is community based, a full and clean driver license is essential for this role.
For more information about this role please contact Brendan Porter, Clinical Team Leader – ACOS at BrendanP@adhb.govt.nz or 021 533 792
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai| Auckland DHB.
For more information on what we offer, please click here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about the online process, please contact Olive Vallabh, Recruitment Consultant at OVallabh@adhb.govt.nz
|Location:||North Island - Auckland - Central Auckland|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Mental Health & Addictions Nurse|
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