Community Day Programmes
- Rare mental health opportunity
- Make a difference with community day programmes
- Permanent 1.0FTE (40 hours per week)
About the Team
Community Programmes is a mental health service based at Dunedin Hospital providing recovery focused group programmes for adults with a wide range of moderate to severe mental health issues, living within the community.
You will be a registered nurse with recent acute or community based mental health experience able to provide quality care with responsiveness and professionalism. You will also bring well-developed communication skills, proven group planning and facilitation skills and proven effective organisation and time management skills.
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
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.
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 https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
A lifestyle that is hard to beat! Dunedin is a wonderful place for families. 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/
Candidates must be Registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council, hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate that allows you to practice in mental health, have a drivers licence and be eligible to live and work in New Zealand.
Closing Date: Sunday 26 January, 2020. 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, Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.