Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health

Registered Nurse - Community Mental Health
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Auckland, New Zealand Auckland Auckland NZL 1023
Job Ref: HN - Inpatient
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 29 April 2021

This is the perfect opportunity to make a difference to your community and help support those experiencing severe mental distress. The core of what we do is provide mental health assessment and treatment services for people with serious mental health concerns, so if you are truly passionate about your work and hold an unwavering belief in people's recovery, then you will excel in this tightknit team.

You will manage your own patient load and work closely with the patients as well as their friends and families to develop a system to support their recovery. Types of areas and conditions may include, but are not limited to; moderate to severe mental health illnesses, eating disorders, depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar/manic depression disorders, schizophrenia, recovery, psychotic mood disorders, personality disorders etc.

What's in it for you:

  • Enjoy the freedom of working in the community and managing your own diary
  • Continued support form a very experienced multi-disciplinary team
  • Structured career development and training opportunities
  • Competitive annual salary and remuneration package including penal rates for weekend and night shifts
  • 5 weeks annual leave after 5 years' service
  • 2 weeks sick leave per annum, prorated for part-time
  • Reimbursement of APC costs
  • Relocation package offered for nurses relocating from outside Auckland

You will be:

  • New Zealand Registered Nurse or Mental Health Nurse - or be eligible to apply
  • Have at least 12-months NZ Mental Health Nursing Experience (or comparative Healthcare Systems) or 6-months NZ Mental Health experience post CAP course completion
  • Post-Grad Certificate in Mental Health would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of mental health issues, pharmacology & treatment interventions
  • Australian/New Zealand Residency or be eligible to apply for a work visa

To Apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to know more apply now or contact Hayley Newell on 022-658-0967 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, please click 'Apply Now' and follow the prompts. We look forward to speaking with you.

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About Medacs:

Medacs Healthcare is a leading staffing and services company providing permanent, temp, locum and contract recruitment expertise to public, private & commercial healthcare sectors. With more than 15 years of experience in NZ healthcare market we offer a local service through our offices in Auckland and Christchurch.

Our recruitment consultants are specialists in the healthcare sector, with many holding healthcare qualifications and direct commercial or clinical healthcare experience. Our team therefore holds a unique insight into the various clients we work with and can provide first hand information on how to get there, what to know and how you can 'put your best foot forward' whilst at interview.

Medacs Healthcare is committed to ensuring that vulnerable adults, young people and children are safe from harm and abuse. As part of our commitment to these individuals and in line with the Crimes Act 2011 & the Vulnerable Childrens Act 2014, all appointments to positions (whether temporary or permanent) will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory Police Vetting Check. This will be explained to all shortlisted candidates at phone screen and interview.

Medacs Healthcare
27/05/2021 19:00:08
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Contact Consultant:
Hayley Newell

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