Registered Nurse - Mental Health Nursing Resource Unit

Job Number: 
SOUT03383
Company: 
Southern DHB
Location: 
Dunedin
Work Type: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 19 September 2021

Registered Nurse

Mental Health Nursing Resource Unit

Are you looking for an exciting new role with variety?

Permanent, 1.0 FTE (working predominately afternoon and night shifts)
Loads of variety in this role
Great lifestyle!

About You / About the role

Are you a Registered Nurse with recent Mental Health nursing experience looking for a new, permanent opportunity with variety? You will be part of the resource team working across Dunedin and Wakari Hospital inpatient units and the crisis team on a rostered basis, no two days will ever be the same.

If you like variety this could be the perfect fit for you! These roles will see you providing care for the full range of mental health disorders, including Youth, Mothers, and Babies, Eating Disorders, Mental Health Older Persons, Forensic, Intellectual Disability, and Emergency Psychiatric Services.

This is a busy and diverse role and will require people with a mental health background with experience in the acute mental health sector.

We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are dynamic, innovative and wish to join a service that is committed to high standards of practice and supports ongoing professional development.

The location

A lifestyle that is hard to beat! Dunedin is a wonderful place for families, with great educational facilities (primary through tertiary) and many activities available for all ages. Some of New Zealand's most famous national parks, ski fields and wineries are within easy driving distance. To find out more about living here please click the following link: https://www.dunedinnz.com/

The Southern district offers something for everyone check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Candidates must be New Zealand Registered Nurses and hold a current APC as well as a scope of practice that enables you to work in Mental Health. You must also be eligible to live and work in New Zealand.

To be considered for this position it is essential you have mental health nursing experience.

If you think this sounds like you then apply now!

About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing, theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Why don't you check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

View position description

Closing date: Sunday, 19 September 2021.

Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via the internal careers site.

For further information please contact Caroline, Recruitment Advisor - Mental Health, Phone (03) 214 5769 or email [email protected]

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

Occupational health assessment
Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
Serious misconduct checks (previous public service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

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