Community & Justice Liaison Nurse
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora ' Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Service: Central Region Forensics and Rehabilitation inpatient MH service
Contract: Permanent, full time (Monday to Friday)
Salary: Community Mental Health And Public Health Nurses scale $59,834-$89,512
Closing: 30th September 2022
Kōrero mō te tūranga ' About the role
Are you passionate about Mental Health and Addictions in the Community. Whanganui Forensic is a service, within the Central Region Forensic Services, that has a strong emphasis on providing liaison and consultation between courts, Prisons, Justice Department, NZ Police, Government and Community agencies on mental health and addiction matters. The Community & Justice Liaison Nurse will be proficient in utilising clinical and medical-legal knowledge and skills to provide a quality rapid assessment of persons identified as having or who may have a mental health and addiction problem.
Mō tō mātou rōpū ' About our team
Whanganui Forensics Team is part of the Central Region Forensic Community Teams. They are multidisciplinary based with the principal role in providing mental health services to prisons and courts in the region. The teams also follow up in the community certain tangata whaiora/consumers that transition from the inpatient units. The team are also involved with Youth Court providing a court liaison service and completing specialist psychological or psychiatric assessments ordered by the Court through Children & Young Persons and Family Act 1989 (s333).
Moū ' About you
The ideal candidate must be registered with the Nursing council of NZ and hold a current Annual Practising Certificate (APC). You must demonstrate cultural, clinical & medical-legal knowledge when completing clinical assessments and be able to contribute to clinical reviews and health outcomes as required. The Community & Justice Liaison Nurse is expected to perform at a competent, proficient or expert level on the PDRP and support for learning and training opportunities is encouraged.
E pā ana ki a tatou ' About us
Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicity, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.
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Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply
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We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
North Island - Manawatu / Whanganui -
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Mental Health - Registered Mental Health Nurse|
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