Community and Justice Liaison Nurse - Youth
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District
Service: MHAIDS, Regional Forensic Service
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: PSA Step 2 to Step 8 based on skills and experience
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role
Our nurses provide liaison and consultation to and between Youth Courts, Prisons, Youth Justice Departments, Child Youth and Family, Mental Health, Police, Government and Community Agencies on mental health and addiction matters and the management of associated problems within the identified agency.
The nurse utilises clinical and medical-legal knowledge and skills to provide a quality rapid assessment of those persons identified as having or who may have a mental health and addiction problem.
Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team
The regional arm of Te Korowai-Whāriki includes the Central Regional Forensic Mental Health Service which operates at the interface between Mental Health Services and the Justice System and works within the following settings - prisons, courts, community, and inpatient. The Service offers assessment and rehabilitation services to defendants charges with criminal offences and offenders who have psychiatric illness.
Moū - About you
We are looking for someone who is able to demonstrate professional, legal and ethical responsibilities and cultural safety. These include being able to demonstrate knowledge and judgement and being accountable for own actions and decisions, while promoting an environment that maximises patients - safety, independence, quality of life and health.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate interpersonal and therapeutic communication with clients, other nursing staff and interprofessional communication and documentation. A big part of this role is client assessment and managing client care, which is responsive to clients - needs, and which is supported by nursing knowledge and evidence based research.
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, ethnicities, 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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Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
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