Registered Nurse – Ward 9c (Acute Psychiatry)
Wakari Hospital (Dunedin)
- 0.8 FTE (32 Hours per week) Fixed term to 26 July 2021
About the Team
Ward 9c is a busy open 16 bed inpatient facility comprising of two funded youth beds, with a dedicated staff. The service caters to clients that have been assessed as requiring a period of increased assessment, investigations and/or interventions and have been admitted via community teams or the Emergency Psychiatric Service, and cover of all the major psychiatric diagnoses.
About You / About the Role
We currently have a part-time fixed term vacancy for a Registered Nurse with recent Mental Health nursing experience. If you are looking for a new, short term opportunity this could be it!
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 seek enthusiastic experienced Registered Nurses to join our team on a permanent basis working rostered shifts.
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.
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.
If this sounds like you, then apply now!
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Candidates must be New Zealand Registered Nurses, and hold a current APC as well as a scope of practice that enables you to work in Mental Health.
Closing Date: Monday, 26 October 2020
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.
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.