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Associate Charge Nurse Manager, Mental Health Service Older Persons (inpatient)

Last update 2024-03-04
Expires 2024-03-04
ID #2028794324
130,000 NZ$
Associate Charge Nurse Manager, Mental Health Service Older Persons (inpatient)
New Zealand, Wellington, Porirua,
Modified February 13, 2024


Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora - Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District Location: Te Whare Ra Uta, Kenepuru Hospital Service: Mental Health Service Older Persons - Inpatient Contract: 1 FTE (40 per week), rostered and rotating shifts Salary: Steps 1-3 of the NZNO/ PSA MECA ($118,530 - $130,000) based on skills and experience Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role We are recruiting for an additional Associate Charge Nurse Manager for our inpatient unit.

This is an exciting opportunity to support our nursing workforce, quality improvement and service development initiatives.

You will be joining a team who are passionate about promoting the wellbeing of older adults experiencing mental health changes in later life.

The role will enhance clinical leadership within our service and have delegated operational responsibilities.

You will be working closely with the Team Leader for inpatient and community teams and alongside our dynamic interdisciplinary leadership team to promote excellence in service delivery and care in this specialty area of mental health.

Mō tō mātou rōpū - About our team Mental Health Service Older Persons (MHSOP) provides specialist assessment, treatment and recovery focused interventions.

We are primarily a community based service incorporating a 16 bed inpatient facility.

Our inpatient unit provides specialist assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services for individuals with a wide range of mental health challenges.

MHSOP primarily serves individuals presenting with recent onset functional mental health conditions over the age of 65 and/or dementia associated with significant behavioural and psychological symptoms (BPSD.

Moū - About you You will have excellent clinical credibility as well as an ability to ensure operational objectives are realized and consistent with the vision and values of the organization.

With your proven ability to lead, you will be an expert at developing and extending nursing practice, assisting the clinical leadership team with performance appraisals, auditing, and quality improvement.

As such, you will strive to ensure the overall provision of quality nursing care for tangata whaiora.

As a positive role model, you will be highly motivated with excellent communication skills and have the ability to build successful relationships within the service.

The ideal candidate additionally may also have the following: - have or be working towards a relevant post graduate qualification - proven extensive background in mental health and intellectual disability nursing with experience in this specialty - experience in managing and overseeing workloads in busy clinical environments - be a Registered Nurse with previous mental health and intellectual disability experience, and hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) with Mental Health Scope - be a compassionate and empathetic clinical professional while having a clear understanding of professional boundaries - have strong interpersonal, verbal and non-verbal communication skills and an ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment - have an ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team, providing clear instructions and delegating appropriately as required - hold a current driver license - be able to work rostered shifts E pā ana ki a tatou - About us Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, 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 & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links Capital and Coast Hutt Valley Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service 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 ****** and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai By joining together we will succeed

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Associate charge nurse manager, mental health service older persons (inpatient)

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