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Clinical Nurse Specialist - Adult Community MHS Rodney

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Adult Community Mental Health, Rodney

  • Permanent opportunity
  • Full-time role (40 hours per week)
  • Work across our both sites: Helensville and Red Beach

We understand how important it is to know that what you do counts, to feel a sense of achievement and satisfaction in your work. At Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora Waitematā we’re committed to recognising the value our people bring to our organisation. We are looking for people that share our values by providing the best care for everyone, this is our promise to the community we serve and we do this by seeking continuous improvement in everything we do.

About the role

We are seeking to enhance the nursing clinical leadership with a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) position. The CNS role will contribute to advanced practice specialist nursing care in direct care delivery, contributing to the development of integrated service delivery across the continuum of care in the Rodney District.

The CNS will contribute advanced adult community mental health nursing knowledge and skills to the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care provided during a tāngata whaikaha hinengaro pathway.

The CNS will be expected to:

  • Mentor, coaching and support for Registered and Enrolled Nurses.
  • Provide clinical and professional nursing leadership.
  • Role model evidence based nursing care in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Establish of nursing quality initiatives.
  • Manage potential risk associated with a tāngata whaikaha hinengaro by leading timely risk assessments, de-escalation and early intervention strategies.

For a copy of the Job Description please click here.

How to apply

For further information about the role please contact Paula Abbey, Team Manager on 021 275 7425 and for any recruitment process enquiries please email Katherine Shinhama at 

To be considered for this position please click on the "apply now" button on this page or visit our careers website at quoting reference number WDHB17504. Please upload a copy of your latest CV and include a cover letter. 

Closing date: 17th April 2024

Position number: WDHB17504