Registered Nurse Southern Rivers Community Mental Health
About the Role
We have a vacancy for a Registered Nurse (Mental Health), experienced in working with patients with serious mental illness in a community setting.
Within this position you will be responsible for case management, assessing, maintaining and managing clinical risk, triage and crisis work.
While this position is based in Balclutha, the Southern Rivers Team works across the Clutha District, including the Gore District.
To be successful in this role you will have community and / or recent acute inpatient experience and the ability to meet the demands of a busy workload to a high standard.
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 dynamic multidisciplinary team.
You will also be required to take part in an after-hours on-call roster and undertake training to qualify as a Duly Authorised Officer under the Mental Health Act.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a Community Mental Health Team in a rural setting that offers an excellent work / life balance and access to the great outdoors.
Affordable housing available in Balclutha must attract if you are looking to relocate.
You should be a New Zealand Registered Nurse, with current APC and hold a full NZ driver licence.
About Southern DHB
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.