Enrolled Nurse - Mental Health for Older People at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Southern, Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Mental Health for Older Persons
Dunedin Hospital - Ward 6c
- Casual role - work as and when required
- Want to work in a rewarding environment
- Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ
Mo te Tima - About the team
Ward 6C is a 12-bed acute assessment and treatment unit for people aged over 65 years with an array of mental health (along with some physical health) needs, located in Dunedin Hospital.
Mō te tūranga - About the role/Mōu ake - About you
This is an excellent opportunity to develop your clinical skills, working alongside patients in a complex environment to meet their identified needs in a multi-disciplinary setting where the emphasis is on the delivery of safe client focused care in an ever changing dynamic setting. You'll assess and treat patients with your exceptional nursing skills aiming for the best outcome, as well as communicating regularly with their families.
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Enrolled Nurse to join our team. It is preferred you have Mental Health experience or a strong willingness to work in this field. You'll have a range of skills and the ability to work effectively with a large team to a high standard within your scope of practice.
To be successful in this role you must be positive with great communication skills, be able to take direction and work well as part of team. You will have a passion for supporting older people with varying mental and physical health needs.
You must also be registered as an Enrolled Nurse with NCNZ (Enrolled Nurse Scope of Practice, NCNZ, 2010) and have a current Practicing Certificate.
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.
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.
Utu whānui - Salary range
This role belongs to the New Zealand Nurses Organisation Collective Agreement and falls between the step 1 ($54,432 pro rata) and Step 4 ($62,8470 p.a pro rata).
Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Friday, 2 December 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.
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 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/
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