For the full experience please download a modern browser. Click here to find a modern browser or discuss with your IT department.

Registered Nurse

Ward 9c (Acute Psychiatry)

Wakari Hospital (Dunedin)

Looking for a new start in 2021?

Permanent full-time and part-time opportunities

Great work / life balance!

About the team

Ward 9C is a busy open 16 bed inpatient facility comprising of 2 acute youth beds and 14 acute adult beds with dedicated staff providing 24-hour care. The service caters to clients who have been assessed as requiring a period of increased assessment, investigations and/or interventions that cannot be safely provided for in the community. Admissions come via Community Mental Health teams or the Emergency Psychiatric Service, and cover of all the major psychiatric diagnoses.

About you / about the role

Are you a Registered Nurse with recent Mental Health nursing experience looking for a new opportunity?

We have a full-time and part-time positions available working rostered shifts. As a Registered Nurse in Ward 9c you will provide care for patients with the full range of general adult mental health disorders, including youth, mothers and babies, and eating disorders.

We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants who are dynamic, innovative and wish to join a service that is committed to high standards of practice and supports ongoing professional development. The role is busy and diverse and will require someone who has a good general mental health background with experience in the acute mental health sector.

If you are keen to make a difference and join us in facilitating our group programme as well as working in partnership with individuals, this could be the role for you.

Candidates must be New Zealand Registered Nurses and hold a current APC as well as a scope of practice that enables you to work in Mental Health. You will also require a full driver's licence.

If this sounds like you, then apply now!

The location

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.... for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing date: Wednesday, 17 March 2021.

Please note that we may begin short-listing as we receive applications and could withdraw the advertising at any time.

For further information please contact Caroline, Recruitment Advisor - Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Directorate (MHAID), phone (03) 214 5769 or 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

Footer

Resources

Te Pou has a wide range of evidence-based resources and tools to help the mental health, addiction and disability workforces.

Learn More

Our work

Te Pou works alongside mental health and addiction services, and disability organisations to understand their priorities and workforce challenges.

Learn More