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Registered Nurse - Emergency Psych Services

Registered Nurse – Emergency Psychiatric Services (EPS)

Dunedin Hospital

 

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

 

  • Are you an experienced mental health nurse looking for a new challenge?
  • Full-time and part-time permanent roles
  • Career development and supportive team 

 

About the Team

Emergency Psychiatric Services (EPS) provide a 24/7 urgent triage and crisis assessment service in a variety of locations for people experiencing mental health issues. 

 

Mōu ake | About you

Mō te tūranga | About the role

As a registered nurse with recent experience working in mental health you will be able to put your knowledge and skills to good use assisting the team to provide emergency mental health assessments.

 

This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to become part of the team at the Emergency Psychiatric Service. Some acute ward experience or community crisis experience would be preferable for this position.

 

The successful candidate will be a Duly Authorised Officer (DAO) or you will receive specialist Duly Authorised Officer (Mental Health Act 1992 and amendments) training. Remuneration is in addition to base salary.

 

All employees of the Southern region work with in mental health and addiction services are expected to demonstrate a commitment to  “The Seven Real Skills” (Te Pou Workforce Development, see www.tepou.co.nz/letsgetreal)

 

You must be Registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council, hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate which allows you to work in mental health and be eligible to live and work in New Zealand.

 

Te tauwāhi | 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/. There’s literally something for everyone. 

 

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.

 

Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  Tuesday 04 October 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.

 

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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, Phone (03) 214 5769 or email 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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