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Registered Nurse - Acute Inpatient Mental Health

Registered Nurses

Ward 9c (Acute Psychiatry)

Wakari Hospital (Dunedin)

 

Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ

 

  • Permanent full-time and part-time roles
  • Love loads of variety in your work

 

Ward 9C is a busy open 16 bed inpatient facility comprising of 2 acute youth beds and 14 acute adult beds with dedicated staff providing 24 hour care. The service caters to clients who have been assessed as requiring a period of increased assessment, investigations and/or interventions that cannot be safely provided for in the community. Admissions come via Community Mental Health Teams or the Emergency Psychiatric Service, and cover of all the major psychiatric diagnoses.

 

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

Are you a Registered Nurse with recent Mental Health nursing experience looking for a new opportunity? We have a position available working rostered shifts. As a Registered Nurse in Ward 9c you will provide care for patients with the full range of general adult mental health disorders, including youth, mothers and babies, and eating disorders.

 

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 role is busy and diverse and will require someone who has a good general mental health background with experience in the acute mental health sector.

 

If you are keen to make a difference and join us in facilitating our group programme as well as working in partnership with individuals, this could be the role for you. 

 

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 will also require a full drivers licence.

 

If this sounds like you, then apply now!

 

Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand - 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 region 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.

 

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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

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ 

                                                         

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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