Registered Nurse - Emergency Psychiatric Services (EPS)
Salary band - $72,061 to $95,340 pa pro-rata + kiwi-saver
Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ
- 0.6 FTE 24 hours per week
- Fixed-term up to November 2023 to cover parental leave
- Are you an experienced mental health nurse looking for a new challenge?
About the team
Emergency Psychiatric Services (EPS) provide a 24/7 urgent triage and crisis assessment service in a variety of locations for people experiencing mental health issues.
Mōu ake - About you
Mō te tūranga - About the role
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 to cover a period of parental leave. 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. Remuneration is in addition to base salary.
All employees of the Southern region work with in mental health and addiction services are expected to demonstrate a commitment to “The Seven Real Skills” (Te Pou Workforce Development, see www.tepou.co.nz/letsgetreal)
You must be Registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council, hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate which allows you to work in mental health and be eligible to live and work in New Zealand.
Te tauwāhi - The location
A lifestyle that is hard to beat! Dunedin is a wonderful place for families, with great educational facilities (primary through tertiary) and many activities available for all ages. Some of New Zealand's most famous national parks, ski fields and wineries are within easy driving distance. To find out more about living here please click the following link: https://www.dunedinnz.com/. There's literally something for everyone.
Mō mātou - About us
Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.
Utu whānui - Salary range
This role belongs to the DHBs/NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 2 ($64,291 p.a) and Step 8 ($88,757 p.a pro rata).
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Sunday, 26 March 2023.
Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don't delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.
Tono ināianei - Apply now
For further information please contact Caroline Godfrey, Recruitment Advisor, email@example.com
If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern, please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here: Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:
- Occupational health assessment
- Police vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
- Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
Covid vaccination requirements
New employees of Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand - Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a Covid-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/job/Registered-Nurse-Emergency-Psychiatric-Services-%28EPS%29/931878810/
|Location:||South Island - Otago - Dunedin|
|Job type:||Contract/Temp Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Registered Nurse|
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