Registered Nurse - Mental Health Nursing Resource Unit

2022-07-18 to 2022-08-07
Job Number
Te Whatu Ora Southern
Work Type
Full Time
Part Time
Closing Date
Job Description
Mental Health Resource team - Wakari and Dunedin Hospitals

Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ
Permanent, full-time and part-time roles
Loads of variety in this role
Mō te tūranga - About the role/Mōu ake - About you

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.

Our ideal candidate will have the following:

New Zealand Registration with a scope of practice that allows you to work in mental health and APC with Nursing Council NZ
Experience in a mental health setting
Tauwāhi - 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:

The Southern district offers something for everyone check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

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!

Mō mātou - About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. 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.

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Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Sunday, 7 August 2022.

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

Tono ināianei - Apply now

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

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

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)
Covid vaccination requirements

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.

To apply

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