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Casual Registered Nurse

  • Casual - as and when required
  • Work with a great team

About the team

The Inpatient Mental Health Unit is a purpose-built modern facility where care is provided by a multidisciplinary team with a broad background of experience. We work in close partnership with community teams, allied health care professionals and local education providers to facilitate a working environment that is supportive, challenging and reflects evidence of ongoing professional growth whilst meeting the needs of a diverse population with mental illness. The geographic region we serve is unique and so we see a hugely varied case-load.

About you

We are looking for an experienced nurse (New Zealand Registered, with a current Annual Practising Certificate) to join the team as part of a Collaborative Model of Nursing Care team.

Ideally you will have relevant mental health nursing experience (preferably in an acute mental health setting) however if you think you have what we are looking for, have an interest in mental health and working as and when required suits your lifestyle then we look forward to hearing from you.

About the Southern DHB

We are responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 315,000 located South of the Waitaki River. Our catchment area encompasses Invercargill city, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin city. This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's health boards.

The location

Nowhere is New Zealand is it as easy to live, drive to work, afford a good lifestyle and be so accessible to the outdoor adventures on offer in this part of the world.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Sunday, 21 March 2021.

For further information please contact Caroline, Recruitment Advisor and Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Services (MHAID) Phone (03) 214 5769or Email caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz

Children's Act 2014

Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB's commitment to child protection, you will be subject to 'safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-employment occupational health assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an occupational health assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: www.southernhealth.nz

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