27 Jul, 2020

Mental Health Nurse- PAC (Planned Acute Care)- Taylor Centre

  • Auckland District Health Board
  • Auckland, New Zealand
Permanent Full Time Health Care Mental Health Clinician Mental Health Professional

Job Description

  • Well established team
  • Innovative service
  • On-going staff education and support
  • Professional development opportunity.
  • Rostered shifts.
  • Several permanent roles available

Taylor Centre provides a multi-disciplinary, recovery focussed service for clients living in Central Auckland.  

This is an opportunity to be a part of a service that will support excellent clinical care into the future, as well as offering the chance to develop your existing Mental Health knowledge and nursing skills in an established and multidisciplinary work environment.  Applicants will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and an understanding of the community keyworker role.  This is ideal for an experienced Mental Health Nurse who has experience and skills working with people in need of acute mental health assessment and treatment, from a range of cultural backgrounds. Qualification and experience as a Duly Authorised Officer under the Mental Health Act would be an advantage. 

As a key member of this professional, dedicated team, you’ll be assessing and managing the needs of Service Users that are referred to the service with an acute mental health presentation and increased risk.  Being a confident communicator and clinical decision maker with strong nursing competencies is imperative.

This is an opportunity to be a part of a service that will support excellent clinical care into the future, as well as offering the chance to develop your existing Mental Health knowledge and nursing skills in an established and multidisciplinary work environment.  

Applicants will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and an understanding of the assessment and treatment needs of people who are acutely unwell. This is ideal for a Mental Health Nurse who has experience and skills working with people from a range of cultural backgrounds and has worked in a Community Mental Health setting previously. Strong organisational skills and a high level of time management are also required in the role. Development opportunities are also available, ADHB is keen to support PDRP portfolio achievement and post graduate education. This role is not suitable for new graduates. 

A current Annual Practising Certificate and a full and clean NZ driver's licence are essential requirements.  

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This is a Permanent, Full Time (1 FTE) for position based in Ponsonby.    
To express interest, please apply online now at http://www.careers.adhb.govt.nz/ to job number: ADHB6033

For any query or help applying online please contact Jimmy Mathews(Recruitment Consultant) on 09 638 0364 or email: jimmy.mathews@adhb.govt.nz

Occupations

Mental Health  

Reference or Job Identity Number

ADHB6033

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