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Position Title: Registered Nurse – Emergency Psychiatric Services
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0FTE (40 hours per week)
Date Posted: 19/12/2018
Application Closing Date: 18/01/2019 11PM
Job #: 057820
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Emergency Psychiatric Services are currently looking for a Registered Nurse to join their team in a full-time capacity.

As a registered nurse with recent experience working in mental health you will be able to put your knowledge and skills to good use assisting the team to provide emergency mental health assessments.

This is an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to become part of the team at the Emergency Psychiatric Service. Some acute ward experience or community crisis experience would be preferable for this position.

The successful candidate will be a Duly Authorised Officer (DAO) or you will receive specialist Duly Authorised Officer (Mental Health Act 1992 and amendments) training.

All employees of the Southern District Health Board working with in mental health and addiction services are expected to demonstrate a commitment to “The Seven Real Skills” (Te Pou Workforce Development, see

You must be Registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council, hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate and be eligible to live and work in New Zealand

Closing Date: Friday 18 January, 2019

To Apply: We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:
For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Phone (03) 214 5769 or email

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