Community Mental Health Nurses - East Sector Crisis Resolution

Job Number: 
PC0376013
Location: 
Christchurch
Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
  •  Two 0.94 FTE permanent, full-time positions available with a four on two off roster
  •  Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and must have a mental health scope of practice
  •  Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a cohesive Multi-Disciplinary team.

Our Purpose

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

The East Adult Community Service has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse with mental health experience to join our Crisis Resolution team. Crisis Resolution provides a 24 hour service assessing the needs and providing treatment and support to clients experiencing psychiatric crisis.

The Role

As a professional and highly motivated nurse, who displays a positive attitude and enthusiasm for this area of work, you will enjoy being part of a committed and diverse MDT team, you will work in collaboration with a group of professionals that recognises the importance of providing quality care and services to their patients, friends and whanau. Working within a multi-disciplinary team, and in collaboration with our clients and their family/whanau, primary care, community supports and our inpatient team your ability to think on your feet and triage and prioritize your patients appropriately in a timely manner is essential.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

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

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.

Please apply online, or contact us on brad.macdonald@cdhb.health.nz

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!