Registered Nurse - Child, Adolescent and Family Service (CAFS)

Job Number: 
Southern DHB
Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 16 June 2019

Registered Nurse - Child, Adolescent and Family Service (CAFS)

Southern Rivers Community Mental Health Team - Gore

  • Permanent, 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)
  • Specialist Child / Adolescent and Family role
  • Safe, friendly and affordable lifestyle

About Us

We offer you a warm, pleasant working environment, very good resources and the opportunity to work and develop professionally within a progressive and friendly team that is well supported by management.  

Gore – located between two main cities, Invercargill and Dunedin - boasts a central point to some of Southlands best natural landscapes while offering a fantastic lifestyle with affordable living. It’s what we like to call ‘rural city living’.

About You / About the Role

We are looking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Registered Nurse to fill this role working with children and adolescents (and their families), with mental health difficulties. If you have experience in the provision of psychotherapy on an individual or group basis and you’re passionate with an unwavering belief in people’s recovery - then you might just be the one for us! 

You’ll work with a broad-based generic caseload, utilising your mental health experience with excellent assessment and intervention skills.  As someone committed to the MDT approach with a focus on excellent service delivery, you’ll also appreciate that we offer ongoing tailored professional development specific to our Mental Health Team. Naturally you’ll have the ability to work under pressure as a team player committed to excellence in service delivery.   

Ideally you will have experience in working with children and adolescent in a mental health setting, however if you have an interest in this area we would also like to hear from you.

You must be a New Zealand Registered Nurse with a current APC and have a current NZ drivers’ licence.

If you think this sounds like you then apply now!

The Location

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out  for what the region, and we, can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Sunday 16 June 2019

To Apply: We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: