Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
2 x 0.7FTE Available (56 hours per fortnight)
Rostered Rotating between Afternoons and Nights
We are currently looking for suitably qualified Registered Nurses with experience in acute mental health to join the ABC team
This role will work afternoon and night shifts including weekends and public holidays as required. Based in the Inpatient unit you will respond to increased demand for assessments with the ABC Team as well as increased acuity in the ward, mainly in the Emergency Department and/or the New Plymouth Police station.
Suitable candidates will have recent acute mental health experience (preferably both inpatient and crisis assessment) and have highly developed mental state and risk assessment skills. Experience using talking therapy techniques and proven de-escalation skills is essential.
The successful candidate will also have a current and valid Annual Practising Certificate with NZ Nursing Council and a current Drivers licence.
In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses or parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.
The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,300 staff) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.
Please apply online from this page.
For further information please contact Toi Hamahona, Clinical Nurse Manager, via email Toi.Hamahona@tdhb.org.nz
Please click here for the job description.
Applications close on 29th August 2021.