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Mental Health Professional - Central Lakes Community Mental Health Team - Dunstan

Full time
Expires in: EXPIRED
No Longer Available


Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role

Salary band - $73,000 - $103,000 p.a prorata and Kiwisaver

  • Permanent, full-time 1.0 FTE (40 hours per week)
  • Work in beautiful Central Otago
  • Dunstan Hospital - based in Clyde

It's not every day an opportunity comes up to experience a different lifestyle in gorgeous Central Otago and keep doing what you've trained for!

Mō te tūranga - About the role

Our Central Lakes Community Mental Health team is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Mental Health Professional to join our busy team based in Dunstan (Clyde) while working across the Central Lakes region.

  • 1.0 FTE position carries a maximum of 10 after-hours on-call shifts per month
  • Maintain best practice standards and your model of practice will be inclusive of the seven real skills of let's get real (
  • Collaborate in a dynamic multidisciplinary team that supports people from a large geographical area
  • Be passionate about your work and hold an unwavering belief in client recovery
  • Participate on an after-hours on-call roster
  • Care for a wide range of people with moderate to severe mental health issues
  • Conduct assessment, intervention/therapy and transition planning skills for adult consumers

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Mōu ake - About you

Joining our multi-disciplinary team you will:

  • be a New Zealand Registered Mental Health Professional, with a current annual practicing certificate
  • have proven mental health experience
  • be a DAO (Duly Authorised Officer) or undertake training
  • have a current, full driver's licence.

Painga - Benefits

  • Continuous support for career development
  • Discounted health insurance
  • A range of retail and entertainment discounts
  • A pleasant working environment, good resources, training opportunities, and supportive management
  • The fantastic Southern lifestyle awaits you, with easy access to the many attractions and opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors all on your doorstep

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 region 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 for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

The location

Central Otago, it doesn't need much introduction - renowned for adventure sports, is also a base for exploring the region's vineyards and historic mining towns. Known for its outdoorsy lifestyle and adventure pursuits it's a vibrant, buzzing region with nightlife, live music, restaurants and cafes, a place where you can get away from the drawbacks of city living without losing that lifestyle completely. You'll find hiking and cycling trails; be assured, there's plenty to keep you busy, whatever you're interested in.

Rā mōnehu - Closing date: Friday, 24 November 2023.

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

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:

For further information please contact Mikayla Hamilton, Recruitment Advisor,

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

Pre-employment checks

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-19 vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to Covid-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces

To apply

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: