Registered Nurse Mental Health Services for Older Persons

Job Detail

Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Job Type: Full-Time
Specialty: Registered Mental Health Nurse - Elderly
Job ID: Tonix1439

 

Job Description

Community Mental Health Nurse – MHSOP Community

Mental Health Services for Older People is a community based service, based on the Greenlane site in central Auckland. They provide specialist assessment and treatment for adults aged 65 years and over who are experiencing mental illness and/or cognitive change. Their multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to optimise the function and wellness of older adults with the aim of supporting them to continue to live as independently and meaningfully as possible.

The multi-disciplinary team provide assessment, treatment and management of complex health needs in collaboration with service users and their families/whānau.

This is an opportunity to join a growing service that will support you to provide excellent clinical care and is an ideal opportunity to develop your existing mental health knowledge and nursing skills. This role is ideal for mental health nurses who have experience and skills working in a community setting with people from a range of cultural backgrounds. An interest and aptitude for working with older people is essential.

Qualifications

You will have strong clinical and risk assessment skills, excellent communication and be able to actively contribute to a supportive team environment.

You must have your NZ Nursing Registration or if from overseas you must be eligible to apply.
A clean drivers licence is essential for this role

For further information and a job description please contact annie@tonix.co.nz