Registered Nurse - Rangatahi Unit/ Mental Health

2022-09-07 to 2022-10-04
Job Number
Te Whatu Ora - Capital Coast and Hutt Valley
Work Type
Full Time
Part Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location: Kenepuru Hospital

Service: Regional Rangatahi Adolescent inpatient service (RRAIS)

Contract: Full time and part time opportunities, rostered and rotating shifts.

Salary: $59,834 - $83,186 range based on experience

Closing: 4th October 2022

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our multi-disciplinary team at the Regional Rangatahi Adolescent Inpatient Service (RRAIS), based at Kenepuru Hospital.

The Rangatahi Unit is a 12 bedded mental health acute unit that provides inpatient treatment for adolescents aged 13 to 17 years who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness. RRAIS is one of three adolescent inpatient services in New Zealand. It is a regional service for the lower North Island providing for adolescents from the Wellington region up to and including Gisborne.

We are a dynamic and enthusiastic team with a passion for working collaboratively with Rangatahi and their whanau to achieve the best possible treatment outcomes . You will fit into a strong team culture of collaborative practice, openness, humour, and respect across all our disciplines.

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

You will be joining a service that is committed to high standards of practice and supports on-going professional development for staff through regular supervision, an excellent professional development and recognition programme (PDRP), regular in-service training and support towards post graduate study and relevant external education. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your clinical The team has a bi cultural focus and is supported by a Kaumatua and a Kuia, the team uses a Maori health model to guide their practice and delivers individualised, evidenced based interventions theatre holistic, recovery focused, and promotes well being and independence.

Moū – About you

We are seeking Registered nurses who are enthusiastic, innovative and committed to working alongside rangatahi and their whanau.

We want to hear from you- if you have the following:

Scope to work in Mental Health
You feel you can make a difference
Have lots of energy and an ability to think on your feet
Want a job that provides variety where no two days are the same.
Wish to be paid to have fun whilst supporting our most vulnerable Rangatahi on their recovery journey
Meet police vetting requirements
A current practising certificate.
A full NZ driving licence, is desirable.
E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicity, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email [email protected] and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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