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Registered Nurse - Southern Rivers Community Mental Health - Gore

Registered Nurse - Southern Rivers Community Mental Health Team


Salary Band – $81,683- $106,739 p.a pro-rata + KiwiSaver


  • Opportunity to make a difference in the community
  • Permanent positions – full or part-time 
  • Great Nursing Professional Development + exceptional MDT


Our incredible Southern Rivers Community Mental Health Team are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the team based in Gore.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

This role is an opportunity to work with patients who have a mental illness in a community setting. The successful candidate will take part in an on-call after hours’ roster supporting the Southern Rivers Community Mental Health Team crisis service. You will receive specialist Duly Authorised Officer (Mental Health Act 1992 and amendments) training. Remuneration for these duties is in addition to your salary as a Registered Nurse.


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Mōu ake | About you

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Previously demonstrated a commitment to best practice standards and your model of practice.
  • Be inclusive of the seven Real Skills of Let’s get real (
  • Have a strong sense of ‘self’, a positive ‘can do’ attitude, along with a commitment to working cohesively in a large and dynamic multidisciplinary team
  • Be a Registered Nurse with a current APC and a scope for practice in Mental Health
  • Hold a current full New Zealand drivers licence


Painga | Benefits

  • Affordable housing an easy commute and beautiful scenery
  • Continuous support for career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail discounts


Mō mātou | About us

Health New Zealand - 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.


Gore is located between two main cities, Invercargill and Dunedin - boasts a central point to some of Southlands best natural landscapes while offering a fantastic lifestyle with affordable living. It’s what we like to call ‘rural city living’. With great shopping, a world class art gallery and excellent schooling it’s a great place to live! 


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role belongs to the Te Whatu Ora/NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 2 - $81,683 p.a and Step 7 - $106,739 p.a pro rata


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  02 August 2024

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  Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora - 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)


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