Community Mental Health Nurse, North Taranaki
Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
Permanent Positions (2)
0.8 FTE (64 hours per fortnight)
We are currently looking for a suitably qualified Registered Nurses (2) with experience in mental health to join our well established North Community Mental Health Team.
Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks. Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day. For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture.
This role will work weekdays between the hours of 0800 to 1630 excluding Public Holidays. The role provides specialist nursing assessment, treatment and knowledge to mental health Service Users, their support network and the multidisciplinary team. This is achieved by means of undertaking a keyworker/co-working role, the active participation in the multidisciplinary team and by utilising team and by utilising recovery based principles. Networking with Primary health and NGO providers to achieve coordinated optimum outcomes for the client in an integral part of the role.
Successful candidates will have:
Recent Mental Health experience preferably in a community setting
Excellent written, verbal and non verbal communication skills
Expertise in Mental State examination and Risk assessment
Ability, skills and knowledge to implement appropriate nursing interventions
Ability to work autonomously to manage a caseload, support other team members and respond to routine and crisis situations
Excellent problem solving and communication skills
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For further information please contact Sharon Scott, Team Leader - North Community Mental Health, on 06 753 6139 ext 8547 or email Sharon.Scott@tdhb.org.nz
Applications close 26th February 2022.
|Location:||North Island - Taranaki - New Plymouth|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Mental Health & Addictions Nurse|
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