Registered Nurse – Ward 9c (Acute Psychiatry)
Wakari Hospital (Dunedin)
- Seeking enthusiastic experienced Registered Nurse
- Permanent full time (40 hours per week) or part time (32 hours per week) basis working rostered shifts
About the Team
Ward 9c is a busy open 16 bed inpatient facility comprising of two acute youth beds and 14 acute adult beds with dedicated staff providing 24 hour care. The service caters to clients who have been assessed as requiring a period of increased assessment, investigations and/or interventions that cannot be safely provided for in the community. Admissions come via Community Mental Health Teams or the Emergency Psychiatric Service, and cover of all the major psychiatric diagnoses.
About You / About the Role
Are you a Registered Nurse with recent Mental Health nursing experience looking for a new opportunity? We have two roles: a permanent full time (1.0 FTE) and a permanent part time (0.8 FTE) role. As a Registered Nurse in Ward 9c you will provide care for patients with the full range of general adult mental health disorders, including youth, mothers and babies, and eating disorders.
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.
We are keen to place a motivated nurse who wants to make a difference and will join us in facilitating our group programme as well as working in partnership with individuals. The role is busy and diverse and will require someone who has a good general mental health background with experience in the acute mental health sector.
Candidates must be New Zealand Registered Nurses, and hold a current APC as well as a scope of practice that allows you to work in Mental Health.
If this sounds like you, then apply now!
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Closing Date: Sunday, 02 February 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, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Directorate (MHAID), 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.