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Position Title: Dietitian – Invercargill Community Mental Health Team
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.5 FTE / 20 hours per week
Date Posted: 09/07/2019
Application Closing Date: 04/08/2019 11PM
Job #: 058192
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Dietitian – Invercargill Community Mental Health Team 
Southland Hospital

  • Permanent, part-time 0.5 FTE (20 hours per week)
  • Great work / life balance!
  • Supportive team environment!

We have a great opportunity available for New Zealand Registered Dietitian to join our team.  

About the Southern DHB
As a DHB, 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.

About the Team
This permanent 0.5 FTE position is based within the Invercargill Community Mental Health Team – and is truly a frontline role providing input to outpatients and includes rural CMHTs across Southland, Central Lakes and Clutha.  Joining our multidisciplinary team of Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Registered Nurses and Social Workers, you’ll work with a broad-based generic caseload, utilising your mental health experience. 

About You 
To be effective and to continue the momentum that we currently enjoy, you’ll have well developed interpersonal skills and be passionate about your work and the significant gains that can be made. In return you’ll be well supported in our team with peer review, clinical supervision and access to collegial support and professional development opportunities. 

Ideally to be successful in this role you will have two years post registration clinical practice experience preferably in Mental Health or with an interest to work in mental health and the ability to meet the demands of a busy workload to a high standard.

This is a great opportunity to join the Invercargill Community Mental Health Team and to experience working in a community setting.

New Zealand Registration as a Dietitian with a current Annual Practicing Certificate with prescriber endorsement is essential, as is a driver’s licence, for this role.  

The Location
Invercargill offers the opportunity to have the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of. Boasting a lively café and restaurants scene, competitive costs of living and a beautiful coastline, life can be as relaxed or as energetic as you want. A short commute to work means you have ample time for what matters to you most. 

Sounds too good to be true? Come see for yourself!

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, 04 August 2019

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Services (MHAID), Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email 

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