Integrated Community Services Liaison

District Nursing – Talbot Park SCDHB

Permanent, Full-Time, 40 Hours per Week, Weekdays

Role Open to Registered Nurses


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Life is a collection of small moment: meaningful moments, challenging moments, and moments to remember. At SCDHB, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

Right now, we are looking for an experienced Registered Nurse to become part of the team here in Timaru. In this role, you will work in a dynamic and equitable health environment, which promotes the development of advanced interdisciplinary healthcare based upon service specifications and contracts of each respective professional discipline. All to meet the needs of the community.

You, as the Integrated Community Services Liaison, will work collaboratively with Primary and Secondary Services to coordinate care for clients referred into Community Services via the ICATT single point of entry. Additionally, you will contribute to planning by highlighting challenges and considerations for complex admission and discharge to the Services, with minimal disruption to the client, which covers health as well as social / support needs.

Consolidated nursing practice is a required with excellent communication skills alongside, high level of IT competency are vital specifications for this role. Experience working in the community is also a vital requirement. This an excellent opportunity to broaden your nursing experience as we enter a new direction for Health care in New Zealand.  

Applicants are required to be registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council and have a current Annual Practising Certificate and full driver’s license.


Why choose South Canterbury DHB?

As one of the country’s smaller DHBs our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name. You’ll also be supported to thrive through our many professional development opportunities.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here.

At SCDHB, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.


Apply now - this moment is yours!


For more information regarding the nature of this role you are welcome to contact Jax Grigsby, Charge Nurse Manager Community Services on 03 687 2313 or email

Otherwise please apply for this vacancy online at

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding the online application process, please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications close: 16th May 2021

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: DZEP1137397

Location: Primary and Community Services, Talbot Park Hospital, Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 16 May 2021