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Dunedin HospitalSalary band - $81,863 to $106,739 pa pro-rata and KiwisaverJoin us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZPart time 0.8 FTE 32 hours per weekFixed-term/Secondment until March 2025Mō te tūranga - About the roleEmergency Psychiatric Services (EPS) provides a 24/7 urgent triage and crisis assessment service in a variety of locations for people experiencing mental health issues.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.Position decriptionMōu ake - About youAs 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 in providing emergency mental health assessments.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.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 for this is in addition to the base salary.Our ideal candidate will have:a high standard of competence practice and performancean enjoyment of the challenge of working with patients in this settingdynamic and innovative team-oriented drivea wish to join a service that is committed to high standards of practicewant to work in an environment that supports ongoing learning and professional developmenttwo plus years experience in a Mental Health setting; acute inpatient or community.Mō mātou - About usHealth New Zealand 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.Painga - BenefitsBeautiful scenery and easy access to a multitude of outdoor activitiesContinuous support for career developmentSubsidised gym membership, discounted health insurance, and a range of retail discountsIf you're thinking about or have ever thought about making the move, then now's the perfect time! If you have the experience and skill set that we're looking for, we'll put you in touch with the right Mental Health service so you can find out more, and we can explore employment options with you. I look forward to talking with you soon.Utu whānui - Salary rangeThis role belongs to the NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between Step 2 ($81,863 p.a) and Step 7 ($106,739 p.a) pro-rata as of 1 April 2024 of the Registered Nurse scale.Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Friday, 14 June 2024.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 nowFor further information please contact Mikayla Hamilton, Recruitment Advisor, mikayla.hamilton@southerndhb.govt.nzPre-employment checksIn the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to the following:Occupational health assessmentPolice vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checksSerious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)To applyWe only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz
Dunedin New Zealand


Apply - Registered Nurse - Emergency Psychiatric Services (EPS) Dunedin