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Community Mental Health Nurse - South Community - Under Care

  • 1 FTE permanent position available for a Registered Mental Health nurse with community experience
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a cohesive multi-disciplinary team

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

There is an exciting opportunity for a Community Mental Health nurse to work as a case manager in South Community Mental Health team. You will be part of one of four multidisciplinary teams providing acute and ongoing mental health care to clients living in Christchurch.

The Role: Where you fit it:

  • As a professional and highly motivated nurse, who displays a positive attitude, you will enjoy being part of a committed and diverse multidisciplinary team, working in collaboration with a group of professionals that recognise the importance of providing quality care and services to their clients, friends and whanau
  • You case manage a group of clients and be responsible for assessing, planning and implementing care collaboratively with our clients and their family/whanau, primary care, community supports and our inpatient teams
  • You will be skilled in assessing and managing risk
  • Ideally you will be a Duly Authorised Officer who has been trained and signed off as being able facilitate the MHA
  • You will work during normal office hours, Monday to Friday.
  • Must hold a full driver's licence and have a Mental Health Nursing Scope of Practice

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply for this position via our online application process. Please note, we only accept applications submitted online, for further enquires please email