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Enrolled Nurse Ward 11

Ward 11 Clinical Rehab

Wakari Hospital

  • Secondment or fixed-term opportunity - to 31 March 2023
  • Part-time 32 hours per week
  • Want to work in a rewarding environment

About the Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. 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.

About the team

Ward 11 rehabilitation/transition mental health unit is a 16 bed inpatient unit based at Wakari Hospital, Dunedin, we work with those on their mental health recovery journey. The unit is for adults who have a long term mental illness and co-existing problems.

About the role / About you

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your clinical skills, working alongside patients in a complex environment to meet their identified needs in a multi-disciplinary setting where the emphasis is on the delivery of safe client focused care in an ever changing dynamic setting. You'll assess and treat patients with your exceptional nursing skills aiming for the best outcome, as well as communicating regularly with their families.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Enrolled Nurse, you'll have a range of skills and the ability to work effectively with a large team to a high standard within your scope of practice.

To be successful in this role you must:

  • be positive
  • have great communication skills
  • be able to take direction and work well as part of team.

You will also be registered as an Enrolled Nurse with NCNZ (Enrolled Nurse Scope of Practice, NCNZ, 2010) and have a current Practicing Certificate.

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Closing date: Sunday, 20 March 2022.

Due to the fast paced nature of the DHB, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Do you currently work for Southern DHB? If so, please apply for this role via the internal careers site.

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

Pre-employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:

  • 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

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Southern DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job/Enrolled-Nurse-Ward-11/773827010/