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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Community Forensic Mental Health
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent, 0.5 FTE
Date Posted: 06/12/2017
Application Closing Date: 20/12/2017 11PM
Job #: 054237a
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Registered Nurse – Community Forensic Mental Health

Wakari Hospital


  • Permanent, 0.5 FTE (20 Hours per week)


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join our Community Mental Health Forensic Service based at Wakari Hospital in a rehabilitation/transition role.


The role comprises intensive work with people experiencing severe enduring mental illness to develop skills for their transition and discharge from the Forensic inpatient services to the community. This includes (but not limited to) assessing, evaluating and modifying structured weekly plans to facilitate transition to the community and focusing on client’s functioning in the community. 


We are looking for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse with previous experience of working in the mental health sector, preferably in a Forensic setting. We provide a good orientation to the position and will support your on-going professional development needs.


If you want to make a difference, possess a positive attitude, a strong sense of self-awareness and personal resilience and relish working in an autonomous role then we encourage you to apply.


Closing Date: Wednesday 20th December, 2017


For further information please contact Nicole Ross, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:

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