Registered Comprehensive Nurse

Inpatient Mental Health Service

Permanent, Part time, 75 hour per fortnight, Rostered Shifts

Multiple Vacancies Available


Every moment matters is not only our vision, it is our commitment to enhance the health and independence of the people of South Canterbury. We do things differently at the SCDHB, we believe extraordinary leadership can emerge from anywhere in our workforce, and the best ideas tend to come from staff closest to our patients and our patients themselves.

You can make a difference in this positive team environment, where initiative is rewarded with active support allowing for high standards of service delivery. 

You will have time to invest in your clients and team and enjoy a well established structure which contributes to achieving the best outcomes for our clients. 

We currently have multiple Full-Time (0.94FTE) 75 hours per fortnight role available.  You will be involved on 24/7 rostered shifts on a 4 on 2 off basis within our Inpatient multidisciplinary team, who use the “Strengths Model” approach to assist client recovery.

The role includes responsibility for inpatient clients identified with moderate to severe psychiatric disorders who are in the acute stage, requiring a period of close observation &/or intensive intervention where this is unable to be safely provided in the community.  Input into comprehensive clinical assessments and the development of recovery / treatment plans is required.

You must be a Registered Nurse with psychiatric / mental health experience who enjoys working within a collaborative team environment. 


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

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Closing Date: OPEN 2019

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: HVAH9136784

Location: Mental Health Services (Kensington Centre)

Closing Date: OPEN