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Position Title: Registered Nurse - Inpatient Mental Health Unit
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.5 FTE / 20 hours per week
Date Posted: 02/07/2019
Application Closing Date: 14/07/2019 11PM
Job #: 058763
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Registered Nurse – Inpatient Mental Health Unit 
Southland Hospital

Permanent – part-time (0.5 FTE - 20 hours per week)
True work-life balance!
Work with a great team! 

About the Southern DHB
Southern District Health Board (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. 

With a population of 326,280 running from 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. This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's Health Boards.

About the Team 
The Inpatient Mental Health Unit is a purpose built modern facility where care is provided by a multidisciplinary team with a broad background of experience.

We work in close partnership with community teams, Allied Health Care Professionals and local education providers to facilitate a working environment that is supportive, challenging and reflects evidence of ongoing professional growth whilst meeting the needs of a diverse population with mental illness. 

The geographic region we serve is unique and so we see a hugely varied caseload.

About You 
We are looking for an experienced Nurse (New Zealand Registered, with a current Annual Practising Certificate with a scope which allows you to practice in Mental Health) to join the team as part of a Collaborative Model of Nursing Care team.  

Ideally you will have relevant Mental Health nursing experience (preferably in an acute Mental Health setting) however if you think you have what we are looking for then we look forward to hearing from you. 

The Location
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing 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 for what the region - and we - can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Sunday, 14 July 2019 

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Phone: (03) 214 5769 or Email: 

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