Clinical Nurse Specialist - Eating Disorders
He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are seeking a Clinical Nurse Specialist - Eating Disorder Clinician to join our Adult Community Mental Health and Addiction Services in Tauranga.
In this role you will bring teamwork and initiative to be part of a team committed to providing evidence-based treatment to adults experiencing an eating disorder, supported by monthly FBT supervision and alternating fortnightly case consultation with our New Zealand Eating Disorder Clinic (NZEDC, Auckland) supervisors. You will also join other eating disorder specialists who pride themselves in supporting their peers.
This role works with adults (18 years +), their families/whānau and the community to provide an effective community-based service.
The role requires competence in the use of risk assessment in the area of metabolic monitoring, working with distressed families and the ability to provide coordination of the eating disorder work within mental health and addictions services. The role also supports staff providing assessment and treatment for adults with an eating disorder.
You will be actively supported in further development of skills and access to evidence-based training that adheres to the principles of treatment.
This is a permanent full-time position.
He Kōrero mōu - About You
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years' experience in a range of nursing settings including employment within a specialist eating disorder service. You will have Clinical leadership and/or adult teaching and experience in service development or quality improvement.
Applicants must have Mental Health included in their Scope of Practice
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 308,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
- Access to ongoing in-house professional development
- Relocation assistance available
- Commitment to staff wellness and healthy working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
- Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
- Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
- Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
- Free flu vaccinations
- Free onsite parking
- Discounts (with local businesses)
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty (formally Bay of Plenty District Health Board BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
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