Registered Nurses – Forensic (9A)
Wakari Hospital, Dunedin
- Permanent positions, full-time or part-time (40 hours per week)
As a District Health Board, we are responsible for planning, funding and providing health and disability services to a population of over 315,000 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.
In this position based at Wakari Hospital - high on the hills above Dunedin, with its stunning vistas of city and ocean - you’ll be working in a secure environment predominantly with patients referred from the courts and / or prison setting for assessment and / or treatment. Increasingly we provide a rehabilitative role in assisting patients with complex needs to reintegrate into the community. Every day you get to work with and alongside a dynamic and committed multidisciplinary team.
Our aim is to provide a safe environment and to plan care that meets individual needs. This includes maintaining links with family and friends whose on-going support and input is often of vital importance to the provision of care.
If you’re not from Dunedin then perhaps you don’t know just how good we have it here! With excellent amenities, schooling – primary through to Otago University, housing, recreation, great food and wine, outstanding nature, and an amazing variety of climates and locations from coastal to mountain. Some people call it the ends of the earth, but we think it’s ‘the last best place’, so at the top of our list of reasons to join us at Southern DHB is ‘the lifestyle’. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region, and we, can offer you and your whanau. If you're from Dunedin then we simply don’t need to sell it to you, you already know why you’re here!
Enquire further, if you are a New Zealand Registered Nurse, with a current APC and mental health sector experience. We provide an excellent orientation to our positions and will happily support your ongoing professional development needs.
So, if you want to make a difference and hold a positive attitude to your work and others, and you’re ready to experience all the wonderful side benefits of living and working in Dunedin (if you don’t already) then we encourage you to apply.
Closing Date: Sunday 28 July, 2019
For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Phone: (03) 214 5769 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org