Role – Registered Mental Health Nurse
Scope of practice: Mental health nursing in adult community mental health team
Contract: full time, permanent
Hours: 40 per week
An experienced Registered Nurse to join a supportive, friendly multidisciplinary team within the Adult Community Mental Health Service base in Tauranga.
The team provides quality Mental Health Community Care to the Adult population of Papamoa, Mount Maunganui, Welcome Bay and Te Puke. The team consists of Psychiatrists, Psychologists and Registered Health Care Workers comprising of Nurses, Social Workers and Occupational Therapists.
You need to be willing to work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for teammates who are passionate about lifelong learning in this field and are willing to ask questions.
- Registered Nurse (Scope of Practice includes Mental Health) with current practising certificate
- Post-graduate qualification with a mental health focus
- Demonstrate a commitment to postgraduate study and professional development.
- Computer competent
- A minimum of three years’ experience in Mental Health, including Community based care.
Tauranga is a vibrant city and the surroundings are spectacular with beautiful beaches and countryside in close proximity. The Coromandel, East Cape and Auckland are all an easy drive away, as are the ski fields of the Central Plateau and Lake Taupō. There is outstanding access to outdoor recreational opportunities and a wide-range of schooling options, both public and private, an Institute of Technology and a recent addition is the University of Waikato Campus. Lifestyle options are diverse, and you can live 20 minutes from the hospital on a lifestyle block, in the bush, on an estuary with a boat or kayak or at the beachside town of Mount Maunganui and Papamoa.
Applications and Further Information
If you are interested in this role please forward your CV for immediate consideration.