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Registered Nurse - Invercargill Community Mental Health Team

Southland Hospital

  • Salary band - $75,773 to $106,739 p.a pro-rata and Kiwisaver
  • Permanent 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)
  • Competitive salary

Mō te tūranga - About the role

  • Good resources and the opportunity to work and develop professionally within a progressive and friendly team that is well supported by management
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Registered Nurses and Social Workers
  • Manage a broad-based generic caseload, utilising your mental health experience
  • Commit to the MDT approach with a focus on excellent service delivery
  • Manage cases across the adult age range, assessing, maintaining and managing clinical risk
  • Build relationships with consumers, family/whanau and support agencies

Mōu ake - About you

To be successful in this role, you will need to:

  • be a New Zealand Registered Nurse, with current APC
  • have proven community and / or recent mental health acute inpatient experience
  • hold a strong sense of 'self', a positive 'can do' attitude and a commitment to working cohesively in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • demonstrate a commitment to best practice standards and your model of practice will be inclusive of the seven Real Skills of Let's get real (
  • hold a full NZ driver's licence.

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Painga - Benefits

  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Free on-site parking, access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail and entertainment discounts

Mō mātou - About us

Health New Zealand - Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. 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.

Utu whānui - Salary range

This role belongs to the NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between Step 1 ($75,773 p.a) and Step 7 ($106,739 p.a) prorata of the Registered Nurse scale

Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Tuesday, 21 May 2024.

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

Tono ināianei - Apply now

For further information please contact Mikayla Hamilton, Recruitment Advisor on

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)

To apply

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