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Registered Nurse - Community Day Programmes

Registered Nurse

Community Day Programmes – Dunedin

Salary Band – $72,061 – $95,340 p.a prorata + Kiwisaver

 

  • Fixed term, 0.9 FTE position available (36 hours per week)
  • Parental leave until February 2024
  • Make a difference with Community Day Programmes

 

Mō te tūranga | About the role

Community Programmes is a mental health service based at Dunedin Hospital providing recovery focused group programmes for adults with a wide range of moderate to severe mental health issues, living within the community. 

 

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Mōu ake | About you

You will be a registered nurse with recent acute or community based mental health experience able to provide quality care with responsiveness and professionalism.  You will also bring well-developed communication skills, proven group planning and facilitation skills and proven effective organisation and time management skills.

 

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.

In this role you will work alongside experienced clinical staff and be an integral member of the team.

 

Candidates must be Registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council, hold a current Annual Practicing certificate that allows you to practice in mental health and have a drivers licence.

 

Painga | Benefits

  • Beautiful coastlines and a family-friendly community.
  • Continuous support for career development.
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance.
  • Access to staff fitness facilities and banking offers
  • Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

 

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.

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/

 

Utu whānui |Salary range

This role belongs to the NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 2 ($72,061 p.a) and Step 7 ($95,340 p.a prorata).

 

Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  Sunday 08 February 2023

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 vaccination requirements

New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

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