Community Mental Health Nurse


  • Permanent full time position based in Greymouth.  
  • NZ Registered Nurse with a Mental Health Scope of Practice & current Annual Practicing Certificate.  
  • Specialist mental health experience & passion for Mental Health

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many

 

What you’ll do with your time

  • Provide comprehensive assessments for people presenting with mental health issues, working with them to develop a plan for appropriate interventions
  • Work effectively within a changing model of care delivery
  • Provision and coordination of psychological interventions

We are looking for a Registered Nurse, who has the clinical skills required to assist people with current or ongoing mental health problems and to maintain their place in the community. This role will be working within the community and along side our diverse team, you will also enjoy the benefits of living and working within a friendly community 

We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Excellent assessment and communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously  as well as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Understanding and application of the principles of the treaty of Waitangi, a biculturism and cultural safety with your practice

 

What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.

 

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

What’s Next

If this role does not match your skills please visit our careers website for more opportunities within our organisation.

Apply online, or contact us on careers@westcoastdhb.health.nz

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

 

 

 


Permanent/Full Time

Job no: PC0538754

Location: Greymouth

Closing Date: Thursday, 17 October 2019