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Waitemata District Health Board

Recruitment Centre

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Registered Nurse - Mental Health, Adult Community West

This position is NOT a children's worker under the Vulnerable Children Act

Registered Nurse - Mental Health, Adult Community West

  • Full time position – Monday to Friday
  • Recovery
Waitemata District Health Board serves the communities of North and West Auckland and the Rodney District, a population of nearly 550,000. Dedicated to the delivery of public health care, Waitemata DHB is committed to “best care for everyone” - to the patient, their family/whanau, the community and iwi, and the healthcare workforce. 
The West Community Mental Health Team provides assessment and recovery focused care to 18-65 year olds residing within a number of suburbs and more rural areas in West Auckland. The team works from a community base in Henderson.
This is an autonomous position that sits within an experienced, dynamic, supportive, multi-disciplinary team.  You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with service users and their family/whanau, taking a key role in the development of treatment and recovery plans.  You will be working alongside the Primary Sector and other community based services.  This will enable clients to work towards individual goals that enhance their recovery journey reflecting episodic care.
We are looking to recruit a Registered Nurse with: 
  • Experience working within a recovery framework
  • Excellent skills for communicating with service users, family/whanau, team members and other agencies
  • Skills in assessment, treatment, safety planning and prioritising of work on a daily basis
  • An interest in working in innovative ways within an environment that embraces positive change
  • The ability to work autonomously while embracing a team approach
  • Willing to learn, develop and enhance your skills within a supportive experienced team
To be considered for this position you will have NZ registration, with a Post Graduate Certificate in Mental Health with a current APC.
We would also consider applications from new Graduate Nurses for this role.   
Click here to download the Job Description.
To be considered for this position please apply directly online by clicking on the “apply now” button on this page or visit our careers website at www.wdhbcareers.com and quoting reference number NOR00063.
For further information regarding this position, please contact Philippa Cope on 09 822 8602 and for recruitment enquiries please contact Glenn Bratton - Recruitment Consultant on 09 442 7251.
Position number: NOR00063
Closing date: 1 Septembert 2017

Hours: Full-time
Shift type: Monday - Friday
Closing date: 01/Sep/17