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Registered Mental Health Nurse - Clinic Nurse Tauranga

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty Tauranga New Zealand

3 months ago

Mō Tātou – About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 308,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our vibrant Tauranga team as a Clinic and Assessment Nurse in our Child Mental Health team.

Child Mental Health... Service have made a commitment to evidence-based practice, community collaboration and a client focused framework. The team culture is nurturing, and supportive of active learning, both practically and academically.

If you are the successful applicant, you will bring teamwork and initiative as well as experience in the child development, well-being and / or mental health.

Applicants must have Mental Health included in your Scope of Practice. This is a great opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team who are evolving a collaborative approach to supporting children in our community.

This is a permanent position, we have negotiable FTE from 0.7 – 1.0 (28 - 40 hours per week)

Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits
• Access to ongoing in-house professional development
• Relocation assistance available
• Commitment to staff wellness and healthy working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
• Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
• Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
• Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
• Free flu vaccinations
• Free onsite parking
• Discounts (with local businesses)

Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values

At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty (formally Bay of Plenty District Health Board BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.

Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Judie Smith 0272367994.

Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further
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