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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Community Mental Health Team
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent Full time (40hours/week)
Date Posted: 01/10/2020
Application Closing Date: 20/10/2020 11PM
Job #: 064170
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Description  

Registered Nurse – Invercargill Community Mental Health Team

Southland Hospital

  • Permanent, full-time (40 hours per week)

 

About the Team

We offer you a warm, pleasant working environment, very good resources and the opportunity to work and develop professionally within a progressive and friendly team that is well supported by management.

 

The Role / About You

We are looking for a highly motivated Registered Nurse with passion and interest in Māori Mental Health. You will preferably have experience working with Tangata Whaiora who experience moderate to severe mental illness.  Within this position you will be responsible for managing a busy caseload, undertaking assessments, providing recovery focused interventions and managing clinical risk.

 

  • To be successful in this role you will have community and / or recent mental health acute inpatient experience, proven leadership and the ability to meet the demands of a busy workload to a high standard.
  • It is important that you have an interest in Māori Mental Health.
  • You will also hold a strong sense of ‘self’, a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a commitment to working cohesively in a multidisciplinary team environment. You should be able to  demonstrate 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 should be a New Zealand Registered Nurse with a minimum of 3 years’ experience, with current APC and hold a full NZ drivers’ licence.

 

If this sounds like you, then apply today!

 

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 Location

Down here in Southland, New Zealand, life is good!  You’ll have heard about the mountains, epic scenery and the genuine friendliness of the Southern people, but there is more to know...... so don’t hesitate.  Contact us now for more information or if this sounds like the place you want to be, then apply now.

Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move! The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it is 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.

 

Closing Date: Tuesday, 20 October 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 caroline.godfrey@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

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.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

 
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