Registered Nurse - Community Forensic
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago
1d ago

Registered Nurse Community Forensic Mental Health

Wakari Hospital

  • Permanent, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours per week)
  • Bring your positive attitude and your desire to make a difference
  • About the opportunity / About You

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join our Community Mental Health Forensic Service based at Wakari Hospital in a rehabilitation / transition role.

    The role comprises case management and intensive work with people experiencing severe enduring mental illness to develop skills for their transition to the community.

    This includes (but not limited to) assessing, evaluating and modifying structured weekly plans to facilitate client’s functioning in the community.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse with previous experience of working in the mental health sector, preferably in a Forensic setting.

    We provide a good orientation to the position and will support your on-going professional development needs.

    If you want to make a difference, possess a positive attitude, a strong sense of self-awareness and personal resilience and relish working in an autonomous role then we encourage you to apply.

    About us

    The Southern DHB 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.

    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 /

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