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Community Mental Health Nurse

Job Detail

Location: Wellington South, New Zealand
Job Type: Full-Time
Specialty: Registered Mental Health Nurse - Community
Job ID: Tonix1596

 

Job Description

Come and work for a team that actively embraces professional development, with colleagues who are engaged and passionate about their work. Enjoy your days working in a collegial environment with supportive, dynamic, fun colleagues.

Due to the progression into senior roles of other staff, there are currently 2 exciting opportunities to join the team.

These are full time positions but they would be happy to also consider part time.

Duties

Mental health assessment and planning (including risk assessment)
Care management of a diverse caseload
Participate in the MDT
Participate in ongoing service improvement.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About the team

The South community mental health team is a friendly supportive team, with a recognition that enjoying their mahi (work) enhances their service delivery. They have a range of clinical skills and personalities that mean you can find your place with them. Covering the Southern and Eastern suburbs of wellington affords them a diverse caseload of clients with equally diverse needs. The team strive to provide a service that fits the range of needs they encounter and puts the person at the centre of what they do.

Moū – About you

The team is looking for experienced mental health nurses who have a passion for working with adults with complex mental health needs. You must be able to work autonomously as well as contribute to the multi-disciplinary team. Along with a good sense of humour and flexibility, you will require excellent communication and organisational skills as they are an essential part of the day to day work.

So if you have a drive for continuing professional development and you’re looking for the right place to use your exceptional skills this could be the role for you!

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

At the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) diversity is embraced and they 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 they are better positioned to understand and serve their community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Qualifications

Skills & Experience

Able to work autonomously as well as contribute to the MDT
Creative, innovative thinking and problem solving
Application of best practice models of care
A willingness to learn and develop your practice
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated and skilled in developing relationships with a variety of other professionals
Registered with the relevant board in New Zealand
You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience providing comprehensive assessments and risk management plans, formulating and articulating treatment needs and plans, and be able to coordinate and prioritise treatment needs