- Closes 14 Apr 2021
- Posted 31 Mar 2021
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Location: Wellington Regional Hospital
Service: Child Health Service
Contract: Permanent Part-Time (32 hours per week, Monday - Friday)
Salary: $79,760 - $85,375 pro rated
About the role
The Children's Health Service is a multi-disciplined team of Nurses and Clinicians who work with children aged between 0-16 years (0-19 Oncology). The service cares for children who have acute and chronic illness across many specialities including: paediatric surgery and medicine, paediatric sub specialty, mental health and addictions and developmental disorders and conditions.
This is an opportunity to join our Child Protection Multi-Disciplinary Team as a Speciality Clinical Nurse - Child Protection working to provide support to children/young people and their families /whanau through coordination of flow through the service using agreed referral and discharge pathways. the Speciality Clinical Nurse - Child Protection supports care within the team as well as across and outside of DHB services by providing timely support to multi-disciplinary team (MDT) within CHS, Emergency Department and other services (Women's Refuges, Stopping Violence Services, Police, Child Youth and Family Services, Non-Government Organisations).
This is a permanent part-time position, based at Wellington Regional Hospital, working 32 hours per week, Monday to Friday.
- Provide support to children/young people and their families /whanau.
- Coordinates care within team, across and outside of DHB services by providing timely support to multi-disciplinary team (MDT) within CHS, Emergency Department and other services (Women's Refuges, Stopping Violence Services, Police, Child Youth and Family Services, Non-Government Organisations) as required.
- Coordinating flow through service using agreed referral and discharge pathways.
- Provides support and assistance to the Clinical Team.
- Contributes to pathways, protocols and guidelines to support excellence in child protection and associated child health care delivery and actively participates in policy strategic development and review pertaining to child protection.
- Contributes to the workforces' child protection education aligned to the Ministry of Health (MOH) requirement and ensures care standards to provide the specialist skills and knowledge to achieve best patient outcomes and promotes evidenced based practise and supports continuous quality improvement
- Enhances health outcomes and population equity by influencing and providing direct care (caseload) with effective education appropriate for children/family/whānau - when there are actual child abuse and neglect or suspected child protection issues.
- Is a professional role model with effective communication skills influencing service and organisational outcomes including working with CCDHB VIP Service to create alignment across CP and VIP Service.
Skills & Experience
- Child Health nursing experience
- An existing knowledge and or/a commitment to develop knowledge and skills in the area of child protection service provision.
- The ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team and to support and lead when appropriate
- The ability to communicate effectively
- Has values consistent with those of CCDHB
- Post graduate child health education and experience
- Registered nurse / BN
- Proficient PDRP level, working towards Expert within 12 months
The service will provide
- Clinical supervision
- DSAC training - however initial course preferred
About our organisation
Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals - Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua - as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.
The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB's and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region - greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa.
Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of 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.
CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples. and the Disability Community.
CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.
How to apply
Applications close 14th April 2021 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website.
For further information on this role please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Location(s) Wellington Central
Work type(s) Capital & Coast District Health Board (Wellington)