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Mental Health Professional | Registered Nurse – TWR

Job posted: 10/06/2022
Job closes: 09/07/2022

Company/Organisation Name:

Emerge Aotearoa

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About the Company/Organisation

Nāu te rourou, nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi– With your food basket and my food basket the people will thrive

He kōrero mō mātou – About us

The Emerge Aotearoa Group is a large and diverse group of entities united by our values and vision. We provide support and seek to improve the wellbeing of people who are homeless, live in poverty, experience addictions challenges, are unemployed, have physical/intellectual disabilities and/or experience mental distress. We are committed to strengthening whānau together so that communities thrive and we do this by providing innovative and diverse services that are culturally responsive and appropriate.

Ngā Ratonga | Our services:

Our service is a 24/7 residential forensic rehabilitation service is a mixed gender unit, with the capacity to house seven tangata whaiora. Based in the Northshore, you will have the opportunity to work with clients from a forensic perspective, taking the clinical lead and supporting them to rehabilitate and reintegrate back into the community.

How to Apply

To apply for this role please visit our careers site and register your details – This role will be advertised until filled.

Please note: In response to the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 as well as the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination, including booster dose(s) if eligible, for this role. For more information, please seeCovid-19 information site.

Job Description

He kōrero mō te tūranga - The role
We are looking for a registered nurse to fill our Mental Health Professional vacancy in our forensic rehabilitation service, based ono west Auckland. Working in this small, cohesive team of other Mental Health Professionals, Support Workers and your Manager, you will be well supported and exposed to challenging but rewarding work. You'll bring your relevant clinical knowledge and post qualifying experiences from the nursing/mental health sector and apply and expand them with the main goal of improving the services for our Tangata Whaiora. You will do this through the following:
  • Integrating clinical and rehabilitation knowledge and competencies with recovery approaches to provide quality services to clients and their family/whanau
  • Facilitating clients to work towards their personal goals and aspirations
  • Providing dedicated key support to clients
  • Conducting assessments and reviews
The shifts are rostered for morning (7am to 3.30pm) and afternoon (3pm to 11.30pm). This role will include working weekends.
He kōrero mōu - About you
You'll be a 'glass half full' type of person, with a positive outlook on an ever changing, evolving organisation full of opportunity. A flexible approach to work, strong work ethic and professional boundaries is important. Your assertiveness, accountability and compassion for people will serve you well here. You will be a team player. You will have a passion for forensic mental health and and supporting people through their recovery and relevant qualification in nursing You will also have the following:
  • Current Annual Practising Certificate
  • Two or more years' experience in working within the mental health sector
  • Full New Zealand driver's licence
Ko tā mātou mahi - We offer
  • No two days will ever be the same, in this challenging, yet rewarding role
  • A supportive Manager, and a team who celebrates success
  • Learning, development, and training opportunities inclusive of study leave
  • Fun events and activities with the team and the residents
  • Great staff benefits, including store discounts, and two days wellbeing leave
  • Culturally diverse, national organisation
  • Great job satisfaction, you'll be helping to improve someone's potential and to reach their goals

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