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Position Title: Mental Health Professional - Mental Health Unit Dunstan
Location: Otago/Southland
FTE (Hours): Permanent 0.7 FTE (28 hours per week)
Date Posted: 01/06/2018
Application Closing Date: 23/06/2018 11PM
Job #: 056209
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Mental Health Professional – Mental Health Unit Dunstan

FTE 0.7, 28 hours per week


We are actively recruiting for a Registered Mental Health Professional to be part of our Central Lakes Adult Community Mental Health Team, based in Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand.


If you enjoy the outdoors and are a registered New Zealand Health Professional or are eligible to become registered, with a current annual practicing certificate, this is the job for you.


The position can be undertaken by a Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker or Clinical Psychologist.  You will be required to obtain Duly Authorised Officer status within the first 3-6 months of employment and participate on an after-hours on call roster.  A current, full driver’s licence is essential. 


To be successful within our multi- disciplinary team you’ll bring:


  • An ability to work with a diverse range of people with moderate to severe mental health issues
  • Excellent assessment, intervention/therapy and transition planning skills for adult consumers
  • An ability to work under pressure as a team player committed to excellence in service delivery
  • Flexibility


We’re passionate about our work, and hold an unwavering belief in client recovery.  We offer a close knit working environment, excellent resources and training opportunities, supportive management and most of all, a gateway to the outdoors. The fantastic Southern lifestyle awaits you.


Closing Date: 23rd June 2018


For further information please contact Olivia Jory, Recruitment Advisor –Mental Health, Phone (03) 470 9605 or Email:


To Apply:

We only accept online applications.  Please apply via our website:

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