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Registered Nurse Mental Health & Addiction Services

Job Detail

Location: Taranaki, New Zealand
Job Type: Full-Time
Specialty: Registered Mental Health Nurse - Acute
Job ID: Tonix0598

 

Job Description

The MH Assessment & Brief Care Team is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurse with the appropriate skills to join the team. As the successful candidate you will be working within a team of highly experienced and skilled Registered Nurses providing assessments and brief care for people experiencing mental health problems in the community. Interventions are provided from a strengths based approach to assist in building resilience and preventing onset of chronic symptoms and avoiding acute inpatient admission.

As a Duly Authorised Officer you will also be required to provide advice on and facilitate Mental Health Act assessment processes as well as giving general mental health advice to the public.

 Ideally you will have a depth of experience working with people experiencing acute mental illness and demonstrate a variety of talking therapy skills.

The successful candidate must have a current and valid Annual Practising Certificate with NZ Nursing Council and a current Drivers licence. 

 Come and live in the region that has just been named the world’s second top region to visit in 2017 by Lonely Planet! It is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle in this location without having to compromise your career path.  The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.
 
The  District Health Board is a large organisation (1,800 staff, $325m cost-centre) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.

If you are interested in the position please email Annie O’Donnell on annie@tonix.co.nz and she will provide you with more information and answer any of your questions.