Registered Nurse - Resource Team - Wakari Hospital (Dunedin)

Applications close 18 December 2019
  • Permanent, 1.0 FTE and 0.6 FTE (working predominately afternoon and night shifts)
  • Affordable housing / great lifestyle
  • Loads of variety in this role

About you / about the role

Are you a Registered Nurse with recent Mental Health nursing experience looking for a new, permanent opportunity with variety? We have two newly created registered nursing roles available as part of the safe staffing initiative. You will be part of the resource team working across Dunedin and Wakari Hospital inpatient units and the crisis team on a rostered basis, no two days will ever be the same.

If you like variety this could be the perfect fit for you! These roles will see you providing care for the full range of mental health disorders, including youth, Mothers and Babies, Eating Disorders, Mental Health Older Persons, Forensic, Intellectual Disability and Emergency Psychiatric Services.

The roles will be busy and diverse and will require people with a mental health background with experience in the acute mental health sector.

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.

About the Southern DHB

Covering the largest geographical area of all the District Health Boards, Southern DHB exists to support everyone across our district to live well, and access the right care when they need it, by delivering high quality, patient-centred and equitable health services to our diverse communities. Located South of the Waitaki River our catchment area encompasses Invercargill City, Queenstown - Lakes District, Gore, rural Southland, Clutha, Central Otago, Maniototo, Waitaki District and Dunedin City.

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/

The Southern district offers something for everyone check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

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.

Closing date: Wednesday, 18 December, 2019.

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

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, 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.

To apply

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