Clinical Team Co-ordinator - Specialist Mental Health Services (Hillmorton Hospital)

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Part Time
Closing Date: 
Friday, 4 December 2020

Clinical Team Co-ordinator - Specialist Mental Health Services (Hillmorton Hospital)

  • Senior nursing role, where prior leadership experience is preferred
  • Fixed-term role for a few months, covering morning weekend shifts at Hillmorton Hospital
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and must have a mental health scope of practice

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Specialist Mental Health Services (SMHS) is after an experienced registered nurse with a background in mental health, interested in taking up the role of a Clinical Team Coordinator covering our Hillmorton Hospital site, for a fixed term contract. Hillmorton Hospital is home to the acute adult inpatient services (Te Awakura), Tupuna, Forensic Services, Crisis Resolution/ Adult Community teams, and ID Inpatient Services: Assessment, Treatment and Rehabilitation, and Psychiatric Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.

The Role: Where you fit in

The Clinical Team Co-ordinator (CTC) is a senior nursing role, working in partnership with the Duty Nurse Managers, to facilitate optimum care and coordinated multi-disciplinary team service delivery after hours for SMHS, to consumers and their families.

The CTC confidently provides advanced clinical care, leadership and co-ordination of the multidisciplinary team, and co-ordination of any emergency responses after hours.

As an experienced clinician, you will have exceptional assessment and clinical skills. You will have the ability to build positive relationships across acute clinical setting, with a variety of health professionals. Excellent communication and problem solving skills are required. This role requires a senior registered nurse who is highly organised and motivated by work that is both busy and challenging, and someone who thrives on autonomy and has the skills to lead.

The service is after a CTC to cover weekend morning shifts (Saturday and Sunday from 07:00 - 15:40), on a 0.4 FTE, fixed-term basis (ending 28/02/21).

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

Contact us on [email protected] for additional information.