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Position Title: Enrolled Nurse - Adult Intensive and Acute Care Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 07/05/2019
Application Closing Date: 26/05/2019 11PM
Job #: 058474
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Enrolled Nurse – Ward 9b (Adult Intensive and Acute Care Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit)
Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

  • Permanent, full-time position (40 hours per week)
  • Easy commute / affordable housing 

About the Team
As part of the team on Ward 9b you’ll work with a multi-disciplinary clinical team who provide input to consumers who require comprehensive assessment and / or treatment. The majority of consumers present with serious complex mental health issues. 

About You / About the Role
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Enrolled Nurse – preferably with Mental Health Nursing experience to join our supportive team. You will have a range of skills and the ability to work effectively with a large team, to a high standard within your scope of practice. To be successful in this role you must be positive with great communication skills, and you will have a passion for supporting people with mental illness from admission to discharge.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your clinical skills, working alongside patients in a complex environment to meet their identified needs in the MDT setting. The emphasis is on the delivery of safe client focused care in an ever changing dynamic setting, working closely with the Associate Charge Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Registered Nurses within our service.  

You must also be registered as an Enrolled Nurse with NCNZ (Enrolled Nurse Scope of Practice, NCNZ, 2010) and have a current Practicing Certificate. 
We look forward to hearing from you if you feel that you meet the criteria in the attached position description.

The Location
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region, and we, can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: Sunday 26 May, 2019

For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor – Mental Health, Phone (03) 214 5769 or Email

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