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Registered Nurse - Te Korowai Hou Ora

Registered Nurse – Te Korowai Hou Ora 

Southland Hospital – Invercargill

Salary Band - $64,291 - $88,757 p.a pro-rata + kiwisaver + free car parking

 

  • Permanent part-time position 0.8FTE (32 hours per week)
  • Great Nursing Professional Development + exceptional MDT + opportunity to make a difference

 

Te Korowai Hou Ora is the secondary care kaupapa Māori Mental Health Service based at Southland Hospital with the Southern District Health Board Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Directorate. Te Korowai Hou Ora service comprises of Registered Nurses, Kaioranga Hauora Māori/Cultural Workers and Kaumatua who provides clinical and cultural expertise to support Tangata Whaiora and Whānau who experience moderate to severe mental illness. 

 

Mō te tūranga | About the role

We are looking for a highly motivated Registered Nurse with a passion and knowledge of Māori Mental Health. You will preferably have experience working with Tangata Whaiora who experience moderate to severe mental illness.  Within this position you will be responsible for managing a busy caseload, undertaking assessments, providing recovery focused interventions, managing clinical risk and providing outreach across the Southland District.

 

Mōu ake | About you

Essential Criteria:

  • To be successful in this role you will have community and / or recent mental health acute inpatient experience, proven leadership and the ability to meet the demands of a busy workload to a high standard. It is important to have an understanding of Te Reo Māori and tikanga best practice as per the position description for this role.
  • You will also hold a strong sense of ‘self’, a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a commitment to working cohesively in a multidisciplinary team environment. You should be able to 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 (www.tepou.co.nz). 

 

You should be a New Zealand Registered Nurse with a minimum of 3 years’ experience, a current APC and a scope that allows you to practice in Mental Health and hold a full NZ drivers’ licence.

 

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Painga | Benefits

  • Affordable housing, easy commutes and an abundance of out-doorsy pursuits within easy reach
  • Continuous support for career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Access to a range of retail discounts, discounted holiday accommodation (Queenstown, Arrowtown and TeAnau) 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.

Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district 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.

 

Now to the city itself, Invercargill offers the opportunity to have the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Boasting excellent education and restaurants, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want. Our team enjoy the short commute to work, leaving ample time for what matters to you most. Add to this the close proximity to some of New Zealand’s most famous scenery and holiday destinations (think Queenstown, Wanaka and Milford Sounds to name but a few!) you can go from seaside to ski-slopes in a matter of hours. Sounds too good to be true? Rest assured, you can have it all here. Why not come see for yourself! Southland – The New Zealand We All Dream Of

 

Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  Wednesday 30 November 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 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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