Job Vacancy Details

Job Vacancy Details

2My Details
3Prescreening Questions
« Back to Vacancies List

Position Title: Registered Nurse – Ward 9b (Adult Intensive and Acute Care Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent, 0.8 - 1.0 FTE
Date Posted: 01/05/2017
Application Closing Date: Open
Job #: 055444
Position Description View Current Position Description

Registered Nurse – Ward 9b (Adult Intensive and Acute Care Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit)

Wakari Hospital, Dunedin


  • Permanent, fulltime positions (part-time from 0.8FTE will be considered)
  • Dunedin – safe, family friendly with excellent schooling options
  • Ward 9b – a great place to start your SouthernDHB career


At the very top of the list of reasons to join us at Southern DHB is the lifestyle that the Southern region offers.  We’re home to the most beautiful landscapes in NZ, if it’s the great outdoors that presses your buttons; and we’re within easy reach of the likes of Queenstown if its adrenalin you seek.  It’s all here - the opportunity to create a fantastic work/life balance is waiting for you.  The Southern DHB region offers the benefits of excellent amenities, schooling, housing, great food and wine, and a variety of climates and locations, from coastal to mountain.


Here in the Adult Intensive and Acute Care Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit at Wakari Hospital, Dunedin, we’re looking for Registered Nurses with relevant mental health nursing experience (preferably in an acute mental health setting) to join our team.  


We are particularly interested in hearing from registered nurses who are dynamic and innovative and wish to join a service that is committed to high standards of practice that supports on-going professional development.   This is a challenging yet rewarding opportunity to become part of a group of staff that really do work as a team, in the adult inpatient mental health service.


All employees of the Southern District Health Board working with in Mental Health Addiction and Intellectual Disability Services are expected to demonstrate a commitment to “The Seven Real Skills” (Te Pou Workforce Development, see


Please note that we are only able to consider your application if you:


  • are currently Registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council
  • have a current APC
  • hold a scope of practice that allows you to work in Mental Health
  • have current eligibility (citizenship, residency or work visa) to live and work in New Zealand


Closing Date: Monday, 18 December 2017.


For further information please contact Charlotte England, Recruitment Advisor - Phone: (03) 214 8769 or Email:

How to Apply  
To apply for this position please click on the 'Apply Online' button and follow the instructions provided.
If you have any questions regarding this position please contact the Recruitment Advisor using the contact details given above.

To send your details in support of an application please click the button below.

« Back to Vacancies List