Mental Health Nurse

Hpnz - Porirua
30+ days ago (01/08/2020)

job description

Porirua- 20 minutes from Wellington city
Te Korowai Whariki - Tane Mahuta
Permanent, Full Time. Rostered &
Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Tane Mahuta at Ratonga Rua O Porirua is part of the Mental Health Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service, MHAIDS 3 DHB which covers the central region from Tairawhiti on the East Coast across to Wanganui and south to Wellington and Wairarapa. It encompasses Central Regional Forensic inpatient and community services, Youth Forensic Service, Inpatient Rehabilitation and Extended Care Services, and Intellectual Disability Services. Located about 20 minutes away from central Wellington, in Porirua, the Regional Rehabilitation units provide consumers with specialised care with a focus on recovery and rehabilitation in both secure and open settings.
About the role
We are looking for innovative and committed registered nurse to join the Tane Mahuta inpatient team within the Regional Rehabilitation Service (RRS). RRS provides people with specialised care with a focus on recovery and rehabilitation in both secure and open settings. Tane Mahuta specialises in intensive rehabilitation in a 36 bed open inpatient setting with self-contained cottages adjacent to the main building. The registered nurses are required to work collaboratively with the Multi-Disciplinary Team to support people as they transition from inpatient care to the community. The registered nurses will offer specialised assessment and treatment for people with enduring mental illness.
Working within MHAIDS you will work in ways that enhance the team to support the recovery of service users.
Have the ability to work using a person/family centred care, using current evidence to assist people to achieve their optimum health.
Demonstrate values consistent with those of the MHAIDS 3DHB and committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Skills &
Registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand as a Registered Nurse or Registered Psychiatric Nurse.
A current practising certificate.
Post registration education/learning and experience relevant to the speciality of mental health nursing.
About our organisation
Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 5,100 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals ? Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua ? as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB?s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region ? greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.
Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.
CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on M?ori and Pacific Peoples.
CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.
Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online application form by clicking the\ 'Apply Now\' button. Any queries please email

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