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Registered Nurse

Community Day Programmes - Dunedin

  • Full-time permanent position
  • Make a difference with Community Day Programmes

About the team

Community Programmes is a mental health service based at Dunedin Hospital providing recovery focused group programmes for adults with a wide range of moderate to severe mental health issues, living within the community.

About you

You will be a registered nurse with recent acute or community based mental health experience able to provide quality care with responsiveness and professionalism. You will also bring well-developed communication skills, proven group planning and facilitation skills and proven effective organisation and time management skills.

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.

Candidates must be Registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council, hold a current Annual Practising certificate that allows you to practice in mental health and have a driver's licence.

The location

A lifestyle that is hard to beat! Dunedin is a wonderful place for families, with great educational facilities (primary through tertiary) and many activities available for all ages. Some of New Zealand's most famous national parks, ski fields and wineries are within easy driving distance. To find out more about living here please click the following link: https://www.dunedinnz.com/

About 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.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

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Closing date: Tuesday, 14 September 2021.

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)


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