Registered Nurse - Southern Rivers CMHT
Gore - Southern Rivers Community Mental Health
- Permanent, 0.6 FTE (48 hours per fortnight)
- Make a difference in our rural communities
About the role - About you
Te Whatu Ora Southern now has an exciting part-time opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our Gore based Community Mental Health team as a case manager working with patients with serious mental illness in a community setting.
The successful candidate will take part in an on-call after hours' roster supporting the Southern Rivers Community Mental Health Team crisis service. You will receive specialist Duly Authorised Officer (Mental Health Act 1992 and amendments) training. Remuneration for these duties is in addition to the usual salary scale for a community nurse.
You will have previously demonstrated a commitment to best practice standards and your model of practice will be inclusive of the seven Real Skills of Let's get real (www.tepou.co.nz). You will also hold a strong sense of 'self', a positive 'can do' attitude and a commitment to working cohesively in a large and dynamic multidisciplinary team.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Gore Community Mental Health Team whilst gaining experience and upskilling in a community setting. To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication skills and the ability to meet the demands of a busy workload to a high standard.
To be eligible to apply you must be registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and a scope that allows you to practice in mental health, you will also require a clean driver's licence.
Gore - Capital of Country Music in NZ - located between two main cities, Invercargill and Dunedin - boasts a central point to some of Southlands best natural landscapes while offering a fantastic lifestyle with affordable living. It's what we like to call 'rural city living'. With great shopping, a world class art gallery and excellent schooling it's a great place to live!
About Te Whatu Ora Southern
Southern has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. 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.
Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Why don't you check out https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Closing date: Friday, 30 September 2022.
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.
Do you currently work for Southern? If so, please apply for this role via the internal careers site.
For further information please contact Caroline, Recruitment Advisor - Mental Health, Phone (03) 214 5769 or email email@example.com
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
Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Te Whatu Ora Southern you will be required to be fully vaccinated and have received a booster vaccine against COVID-19. You will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.
We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/
|Location:||South Island - Southland - Invercargill|
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Nursing - Nurse Practitioner|
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