Acute Clinician – Adult Community Mental Health Teams
|Organisation||Nelson Marlborough Health|
|Area, City||Tasman Community, Nelson Community|
|Contact website and/or email|
|Full/part time||Full time|
|Closing date for applications||13-09-2020|
- Do you have up-to-date knowledge of mental health & associated issues?
- You will be a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Social Worker
- Full-time position working 80 hours a fortnight
Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei 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 roster responding to clients in crisis. This will include overnight on call triaging and assessment of acute presentations in response to referrals from ED GPs and Police.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
You will be a registered nurse, social worker or occupational therapist and you will be the type of person who engenders confidence, trust and rapport with clients and their support networks.
You will be experienced in providing community mental health interventions and ongoing assessments for clients. You will have an up to date knowledge of mental health and associated issues. Experience and knowledge of addictions is desirable. Whilst we are looking for experienced practitioners we recruit primarily for attitude.
Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)
Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals 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.
Nelson is one of New Zealand’s top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit http://www.nelsonnz.com/.
Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)
Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)
Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please click apply and complete our online application form on our website here: https://nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz/Job
If you would like more information please contact Nicola McKay, Clinical Coordinator – Adult Mental Health at [email protected].
Vacancy closes: Sunday 13th September
Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.
He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.
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