Registered Nurse – Central Lakes Community Mental Health Team
- Permanent, 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)
- Work in beautiful Central Lakes
- Great team environment
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.
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. This means Southern DHB serves the largest geographic region of all New Zealand's health boards.
About the Role /About You
It’s not every day an opportunity comes up to experience a different lifestyle in the gorgeous heart of Central Otago and keep doing what you’ve trained for.
Our Central Lakes Community Mental Health Team is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Registered Nurse with experience in Mental Health to join our busy team, working from the Lakes (Queenstown) base in Frankton.
Joining our multi-disciplinary team you’ll bring
- An ability to work with a wide range of people with moderate to severe mental health issues
- Excellent assessment, intervention/therapy and transition planning skills for adult consumers
- An ability to work under pressure as a team player committed to excellence in service delivery
We’re passionate about our work, and hold an unwavering belief in client recovery. We offer a pleasant working environment, good resources, training opportunities, and supportive management. The fantastic Southern lifestyle awaits you, with easy access to the many attractions and opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors all on your doorstep.
You will have previously demonstrated a commitment to best practice standards and your model of practice will be inclusive of the seven Real Skills of Let’s get real (www.tepou.co.nz). You will also hold a strong sense of ‘self’, a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a commitment to working cohesively in a dynamic multidisciplinary team that supports people from a large geographical area.
You must be a New Zealand Registered Nurse with a current annual practicing certificate, with a scope of Practice in Mental Health. You will be required to participate on an after-hours on call roster and be a DAO (Duly Authorised Officer) or undertake training. This amounts to approximately 9 on call shifts a month. A current, full driver’s licence is essential.
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it’s kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Closing Date: Sunday 15 September, 2019
For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health
Phone (03) 214-5769 or email email@example.com