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Enrolled Nurse - Mental Health for Older People

Enrolled Nurse – Mental Health for Older Persons

Dunedin Hospital - Ward 6c

 

  • Casual role – work as and when required
  • Want to work in a rewarding environment + a supportive MDT
  • Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ

 

Mo te Tima | About the Team

Ward 6C is a 12-bed acute assessment and treatment unit for people aged over 65 years with an array of mental health (along with some physical health) needs, located in Dunedin Hospital.  

 

Mō te tūranga | About the role / Mōu ake | About you

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your clinical skills, working alongside patients in a complex environment to meet their identified needs in a multi-disciplinary setting where the emphasis is on the delivery of safe client focused care in an ever changing dynamic setting. You’ll assess and treat patients with your exceptional nursing skills aiming for the best outcome, as well as communicating regularly with their families.

 

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Enrolled Nurse to join our team It is preferred you have Mental Health experience or a strong willingness to work in this field. You’ll have a range of skills and the ability to work effectively with a large team to a high standard within your scope of practice. 

 

To be successful in this role you must be positive with great communication skills, be able to take direction and work well as part of team.  You will have a passion for supporting older people with varying mental and physical health needs.

 

You must also be registered as an Enrolled Nurse with NCNZ (Enrolled Nurse Scope of Practice, NCNZ, 2010) and have a current Practicing Certificate.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Utu whānui |Salary range

This role belongs to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation Collective Agreement and falls between the step 1 ($54,432 pro-rata) and Step 4 ($62,8470 p.a pro-rata)

 

Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  Friday 30 September 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 Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor,  caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz 

 

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:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • COVID-19 vaccination

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