Registered Nurse - Te Awhina
Te Awhina - Acute Mental Health Inpatient Service
Te Whatu Ora Whanganui - Whanganui Hospital
Permanent positions available, 32 hours per week
Whanganui DHB is committed to increase the diversity of our workforce, and actively focus on employing and building a sustainable Māori workforce which supports our pro-equity commitment.
Ngā Uarātanga | Our Values
· Aroha - The value of love, respect and empathy, demonstrating compassionate and non-judgemental relationships.
· Kōtahitanga - The value of unity and vision sharing where we demonstrate trust and collaboration.
· Manaakitanga - The value of respect, support and caring where we demonstrate doing our very best for others.
· Tino Rangatiratanga - The value of self-determination where we empower individual/whānau choice.
Ko te kaupapa | About the role
Te Awhina, the acute and intensive mental health unit located on the campus of the Whanganui Hospital, is seeking experienced, suitably qualified, culturally adept, collaborative persons, to join their supportive and skilled team.
Primarily this role provides practical mental health recovery support, facilitating measurable and successful outcomes for tangata whai ora and their whanau.
With an understanding of the challenges faced by people with lived experience, this role requires outstanding communication skills, as well as a supportive, respectful and conscientious manner.
Ko koe tēnei | About you
The successful candidate will ideally possess the following attributes and skills:
- The ability to establish sound, trusting relationships with tangata whai ora and whanau, and a genuine desire to make a positive impact in the community
- Relevant recognised New Zealand qualifications and/or experience within the health profession and an understanding of mental health and addiction
- The ability to work autonomously with a strong sense of professional boundaries
- The desire to actively engage in professional development and ongoing training
Te Awhina, is currently undergoing a transformational change process which, when complete, will see this unit as one of the best of its kind in the country.
For a committed, dedicated, robust and resilient person, this opportunity offers a rewarding and satisfying working environment and more.
Ko wai mātou | Who are we
Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'. We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.
Whanganui is a great little progressive city with a friendly chilled vibe. Great café culture, schools and sporting opportunities with some of the best all year-round weather in the country. The rugged west coast beaches on your doorstep allow for all year surfing, fishing or just walking for miles. Skiing and hiking on mount Ruapehu just an hour up the road, Whanganui has all your bases covered for a family friendly lifestyle.
Whanganui's reputation for having some of the best value-for-money housing in New Zealand is another big-plus for many people settling in the city. With most suburbs only 15 minutes from the central business district or Whanganui Hospital residents don't have to compromise on location to make the most of their leisure time or afford a better property.
Check out www.discoverwhanganui.nz/visit/ to see what your new home could look like.
Me pēhea te tono | How to apply
Please click, APPLY NOW to apply for this role, please include a CV and cover letter and review your application to ensure all of your attachments have been succesfully uploaded.
For more information, please contact Kim Cradock, Recruitment Coordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org or (06) 348 8911
Rā Katinga | Applications close
Applications close: 11th April 2023
Te Whatu Ora -Health New Zealand, Whanganui expects all new staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before they commence employment.
This job closes on 11 April 2023. However, since we would like our preferred candidate to commence employment as early as possible, we may close this vacancy earlier if we found a suitable candidate for this position. Therefore, please do not wait until the closing date to apply for this role.
|Location:||North Island - Manawatu / Whanganui - Whanganui|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Registered Nurse|
|Attachments:|| wdhb-application-form-November 2021.pdf (PDF, 111KB)
Registered Nurse Te Awhina.pdf (PDF, 523KB)
About Whanganui District Health Board.pdf (PDF, 178KB)