Two x fixed-term (12 months), full-time (1.0FTE), shift work: four on two off roster.
We are looking for two Registered Nurses who would like to join our inpatient mental health team in Wāhi Oranga at Nelson Hospital.
You will be joining a great team who are passionate about mental health and delivering a high standard of care. Our service provides inpatient care for acute through to rehabilitation. You will preferably have mental health experience, and ideally have post graduate qualifications suitable to this practice area.
Acute through to rehab care
Sense of humour welcome!
It's essential that you have NZNC registration and practising certificate, with no conditions that exclude Mental Health Scope of Practice.
Required skills and knowledge include the following:
Well-developed interpersonal skills
Willingness to work across the Mental Health Inpatient Continuum
Knowledge of the following:
Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act, 1992
PPPR Act - Welfare Guardian
Sensory Modulation Principles in Mental Health
Mental status examinations and risk assessments.
Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand's Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.
We offer a great team environment, flexibility with rostering and are supportive of professional development. Wāhi Oranga is a large unit that provides intensive acute and rehabilitative cares. We strive to create a positive work environment that has a balanced and safe workload.