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10 Jun 2022

Full-Time Registered Nurse – Kaupapa Māori Forensic Service

Kāhui Tū Kaha  Auckland City, Auckland $70,000-85,000

Job Description

He kaupapa hirahira tēnei mo tētahi tangata ngākau nui nei ki te hiki I te mana o te tangata, ā I te hapai I te ora o te tangata.  Mā te kanohi o te Ao Māori tēnei kaupapa e arahi ki tōna putanga whaihua.

He kōrero mō mātou | About Us   

Kāhui Tū Kaha is a community mental health and social housing organisation under the auspices of Te Rūnanga ō Ngāti Whātua. We are a well-established and innovative provider and characterised by our diversity and commitment to health and social outcomes for everyone. We strive to uphold our organisational values of manaakitanga, rangatiratanga, and whakawhanaungatanga in all that we do. As a successful applicant, you will enjoy working within an open, culturally diverse organisation with many opportunities for further growth and development.

He kōrero mōu | About You:

We need someone who is positive, confident, compassionate, open to working within a Kaupapa Māori framework and has a good understanding of culturally appropriate health service delivery. You will have strong professional ethics and a holistic approach that is client-centred and strength based. Previous exposure to the Mental Health sector is preferred but not essential.  

He kōrero mō te tūranga | The Role

In this role you will have the opportunity to use your professional experience to deliver comprehensive clinical assessments and intervention plans for our tāngata experiencing mental health and addiction issues. You will provide a nursing approach while engaging with clients and their whānau to help restore their wellbeing. You will be the key liaison point for clinical services and provide support to the manager, bringing your contribution within a multi-disciplinary team and working closely with the clinical team from the Mason Clinic Regional Psychiatric Services.

What you will need to have:

  • Have a relevant Nursing qualification   
  • Be registered with Nursing Council of New Zealand and hold a current practising certificate   
  • Be culturally respectful, non-judgmental and inclusive   
  • Have an understanding of the current issues facing people experiencing mental illness, including co-existing problems and awareness of the Equally Well initiative  
  • Be confident in crisis situations  
  • Have excellent clinical judgement and strong professional boundaries  
  • Be committed to Te Tiriti O Waitangi and have sound understanding of Tikanga Māori  

All applicants must have current professional registration, New Zealand permanent residency visa, clean driver’s license and a clean police record. 

Me pēhea te tono mai | How to apply 

Apply through SEEK or send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. For more information please visit, or call Shirlene on 027 700 6936.  

Job Category: Nursing. Job Type: Full-Time.

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