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Registered Nurse - Invercargill Community Mental Health Team

Registered Nurse – Invercargill Community Mental Health Team

Southland Hospital

Salary Band – $73,566 to $103,630 p.a prorata + Kiwisaver


  • Permanent, 1.0FTE (40 hours per week)
  • Retail and insurance discounts
  • A warm and experienced team environment


Mō te tūranga | About the role

  • A warm, pleasant working environment, very good resources and the opportunity to work and develop professionally within a progressive and friendly team that is well supported by management. 
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Registered Nurses and Social Workers,
  • Manage a broad-based generic caseload, utilising your mental health experience.
  • Commit to the MDT approach with a focus on excellent service delivery
  • Manage cases across the adult age range, assessing, maintaining and managing clinical risk,
  • Build relationships with consumers, family/whanau and support agencies.


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Mōu ake | About you

To be successful in this role:

  • New Zealand Registered Nurse, with current APC
  • Have proven community and / or recent mental health acute inpatient experience.
  • Hold a strong sense of ‘self’, a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a commitment to working cohesively in a multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to best practice standards and your model of practice will be inclusive of the seven Real Skills of Let’s get real (
  • Hold a full NZ drivers’ licence.


If you are looking for a change and if this sounds like you, then apply today!


Painga | Benefits

  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Free on-site parking, access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail & entertainment discounts
  • Beautiful coastlines and a family-friendly community.
  • Continuous support for career development.
  • 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!  Invercargill 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: Southland – The New Zealand We All Dream Of. There’s literally something for everyone. 


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role belongs to the NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between the step 1 ($73,566 p.a) and Step 7 ($103,630 p.a prorata) of the RN scale.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  05 November 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:

For further information please contact Mikayla Hamilton, Recruitment Advisor,


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 is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to COVID-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces.

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