Acute Clinician - Community Mental Health

Nelson
Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora - Nelson Not Specified Full time Save This Job
Pay
Not Specified
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
5 Jul 2024
Closes
5 Aug 2024

Job Description

Nelson/Tasman Region

Permanent full-time position (1.0 FTE), working 80 hours per fortnight

Do you have up-to-date knowledge of mental health and associated issues?

This role is suitable for a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker able to manage acute/crisis assessments and treatment and interventions

Join Health New Zealand l Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive, and people-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it.

Nga mohiohio e pa ana ki tenei mahi (About this position)

Our Adult Community Mental Health teams provide high-quality comprehensive assessment and treatment for adults and their families living in the Nelson/Tasman region. We enjoy a team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour and respect across disciplines.

As an Acute Clinician you will work a 24/7 rotating roster responding to clients in crisis. This will include overnight on call and receiving triaged referrals from Whakarongorau Aotearoa, Health NZ Nelson Marlborough Triage Service, and assessment of acute presentations in response to referrals from ED, GPs and Police.

Shifts are rostered (four days on, two days off over a 6 week cycle), with rostered on call between 11.30PM to 8.00AM.

Ko wai he kaitono totika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be a mental health professional with the confidence to work autonomously and the resilience to manage a mixed case load. You will have current knowledge of mental health and associated issues and addictions clinical experience is also desirable. Whilst we are looking for an experienced practitioner - we also recruit for attitude.

The successful candidate must be eligible to work in New Zealand or hold a valid NZ visa at the time of applying.

A matou ropu (About our team)

Health NZ Nelson Marlborough is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. With nearly 3,000 employees, we are Nelson's and Marlborough's largest employer supporting the health and wellbeing of over Apply citizens across the region.

Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals, and the Richmond and Marlborough Health Hubs, but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference.

We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Etahi atu mohiohio (More information)

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Nga huanga o tenei mahi (The benefits of this position)

This is an ideal career opportunity if you value being part of a vibrant, committed and professional team that is passionate about delivering positive client outcomes. No one day is the same in Acute Mental Health and a sense of humour is essential.

We provide great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Nelson Tasman is a place of stunning natural landscapes - lakes, mountains, rivers, native bush and beaches. The region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry and sunny days. Find out more at Apply;

Me pehea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on Apply or Apply.

For role specific information please contact Rita Van Iddekinge, Manager Operational Support at Apply

Apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining your interest in this position.

Apply. Apply.nz 

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Vacancy closes: Open until filled

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.

Health NZ l Te Whatu Ora Nelson Marlborough strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Maori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Maori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Job Details

Acute Clinician - Community Mental Health

Nelsond Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora - Nelson
Pay
Not Specified
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
5 Jul 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
5 Aug 2024

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