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Duty Worker (Nursing or Social Work), Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service (VID: 4858)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Mental Health Services
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 23/06/2019
Registered Nurse or Registered Social Worker
 
They say a change is as good as a rest! If you have been thinking about making a change then consider joining our service!
 
We have an amazing opportunity for someone experienced within the mental health field to join our CAFS front door services. We are in the process of changing things up a bit and in doing so are trying to make sure the roles in this part of our service are meeting the needs of our client group and their families whilst also providing a professional challenge and some diversity. To this end we have a role which will assist with triaging referrals and duty/crisis tasks, complete Choice appointments and also provide short term intervention for young people who have presented in distress/crisis and need some brief assistance in getting back onto their once healthy path.
 
We have a genuinely wonderful team here at CAFS and access to some great training opportunities. The key thing for us is that we need someone experienced within this role, preferably a CAMHS background but if you think you have transferable skills from the adult field and are willing to be involved in further training/up-skilling then please think seriously about applying.
 
If we have peaked your interest and are a qualified registered nurse with a current APC or a qualified social worker, then ring me today for a chat about your possible future with us!

Call 027 5468828 now and you will be speaking to me, Bev, Clinical Manager CAF. I look forward to hearing from you.
 
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.

 
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
 
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
 
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
 

For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
vacancy@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

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