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Community Mental Health Nurse - Mental Health Services for Older People

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Auckland District Health Board
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Community Mental Health Nurse - Mental Health Services for Older People
Permanent, multiple vacancies

Mental Health Services for Older People is a community based service, based on the Greenlane site. We provide specialist assessment and treatment for adults aged 65 years and over who are experiencing mental illness and/or cognitive change. Our multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to optimise the function and wellness of older adults with the aim of supporting them to continue to live as independently and meaningfully as possible.

The multi-disciplinary team provide assessment, treatment and management of complex health needs in collaboration with service users and their families/whānau.

This is an opportunity to join a growing service that will support you to provide excellent clinical care and an ideal opportunity to develop your existing mental health knowledge and nursing skills. This role is ideal for mental health nurses who have experience and skills working in a community setting with people from a range of cultural backgrounds. An interest and aptitude for working with older people is essential.

You will have strong clinical and risk assessment skills, excellent communication and be able to actively contribute to a supportive team environment.

Ideally, you will be a Mental Health nurse registered in NZ with a current Annual Practising Certificate and a full, clean driver’s licence. If you are from overseas and looking for opportunities in New Zealand, have a look at this link to see if you are eligible to gain registration and practising certificate.

Auckland DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that values and embraces the diverse population we serve. We welcome and respect people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disabilities and religions.

View the full position description when you click on apply now which will direct you to this vacancy on the Auckland DHB careers website.

If you have a good work ethic and you are keen to utilise your well-developed skills in an interesting and challenging environment, then please apply online via the Apply link on this site attaching your CV and covering letter.

To express interest, please apply online now at to job number: AUC04389.

For any query or help applying online please contact Teenie Nguyen - Recruitment Coordinator on

Closing date is 10 August 2019.

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Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is not a Children's Worker as defined by the Act

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