Mental Health Nurse - CAMHS

Mental Health Nurse - CAMHS
  • $83,200 - $114,400 per Annum
  • Temporary
  • Auckland, New Zealand auckland Auckland NZL 0481
Job Ref: CAMHS - JS-Taunaki
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 08 June 2021

Why work with Medacs Healthcare?

Working as part of the Medacs Healthcare Mental Health Nursing team you will enjoy the following:

  • Competitive market rates PLUS 8% Holiday Pay
  • A dedicated Recruitment Consultant with you every step of the way!
  • $450 Refer-A-Friend bonus (per referral)
  • FREE CPR & Manual Handling renewal
  • Career growth opportunities
  • 24/7 On-Call service - you can contact us anytime, any day
  • Weekly pay!

plus, much more

About this role:

The Medacs Healthcare Mental Health Team are currently looking for experienced contract Mental Health Nurses to join our fast-growing team here in Auckland.

For this role, our Client is looking for an experienced Child Mental Health Nurse for a 12-week full time contract. You will only be required to work Monday to Friday, hours will be discussed at interview stage however; they will range between the hours of 0800-1800 and no weekend work, which means you can spend this time with your family & friends. There may be an opportunity to extend this contract later, however if the Client no longer needs this extra support, we will have plenty of other contracting opportunities available for you.

This Client has two facilities, one based in East Auckland and the other in South Auckland, thus you will be required to occasionally work at either location. However, when you first start this role, you will be initially booked into one or the other. These two specialist mental health services provide a variety of specialised treatment options for children and adolescence with mental health problems.

This Client is our biggest and most supportive client in Auckland. As well as having high tech facilities, they are well known for offering the best support/trainings to all candidates whether they are agency staff or not.

Duties & responsibilities:

The successful candidate will step in and support children, young people and their families/whaanau when the Community Team are no longer able to manage the mental health concerns of these patients. You will need to help children and adolescents with significant concerns such as behavioural difficulties, psychological problems and emotional distress which would require urgent support and assist potential service users to access treatment or support from other providers if needed.

You will also need to be familiar with and have experience with the following treatment options in order to assist your patients:

  • Individual therapy
  • Family & group therapy
  • Play therapy
  • CBT therapies
  • Sensory modulation

Minimum requirements

  • At least 12-months MH Nursing experience - Child mental health experience preferred
  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) with the NZ Nursing Council
  • Post Graduate in Mental Health certification (or the equivalent)
  • Current CPR, Basic Life Support or First Aid Certification
  • Be able to obtain x2 clinical references confirming your past Mental Health clinical experience
  • Have the right to work in NZ

How to apply:

To apply in the strictest of confidence, please contact myself (Jade Smith) on 09 623 8006 or via email at . Alternatively, please click 'Apply Now'.

Medacs Healthcare
06/07/2021 01:17:43
NZD 83200 114400 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Jade Smith

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