Registered Nurse
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  • Addiction Residential Treatment
  • 16 hours per week
  • Join the team at Odyssey House Christchurch

  • For over 30 years, Odyssey House Trust Christchurch has been working with clients affected by drug and alcohol addiction, mental health and related issues. We focus on the wellbeing of individuals, family and community.

    Our residential services (Men, Women and Youth) require the support of a Nurse to work alongside our residents and clinical staff to ensure health matters are integrated into treatment.

    In this role, you will be:
    • Running a nurses clinic as rostered to assess the needs of our residents, and prioritise those needs.
    • Attending doctor visits with our dedicated GP Practice, or following up on visit outcomes.
    • Working alongside the Pharmacy and other specialist medical providers
    • Training staff to administer medications
    • Providing education to our residents to become more health focused.
    • Ensuring medications and infection control policies are being adhered to
    Rostered hours can be across 2-3 days of the week, but since we provide residential care, you may be called on occasionally for advice outside of rostered hours.

    To be successful in this role, you will:
    • Be a registered nurse
    • Experience or an interest working with clients in the addiction or mental health sector
    • Have excellent organisation skills
    • Show strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with residents, colleagues, and other health providers.
    If this sounds of interest to you, please email a CV to employment@odysseychch.org.nz.

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