Registered Nurses - Child, Adolescent & Family Inpatients

Job Number: 
Canterbury District Health Board
Work Type: 
Full Time
Part Time
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 5 March 2020

Registered Nurses - Child, Adolescent & Family Inpatients

  • 0.94 FTE permanent full time positions available, with a 4 on 2 off roster. Fixed term also available to Dec, 2020. 
  • 0.6 FTE, permanent position available
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and must have a mental health scope of practice.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a cohesive Multi-Disciplinary Team.


Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.


The Team: What we do 

The CAF Inpatient Unit is a 16 bed regional unit which covers the South Island and work with people under the age of 18 with mental health problems. We have a strong focus on working with the youth and their family/whanau. Experience in a mental health setting is highly desirable. Bring your enthusiasm and motivation to work with us and we’ll provide you with a great opportunity to enhance your skills in a specialty area.


The Role: Where you fit in

There are 0.94 FTE positions available on a rotating 4 on, 2 off roster. There is also one part time 0.6 FTE position available, starting early February 2020. 

Requirement of the role and skills include:

  • Early intervention, brief intervention, and the opportunity to make a real difference.
  • Adhere to guidelines of Cultural Safety and the Treaty of Waitangi.
  • You will have a mix of case management, including assessment, formulation, and treatment.
  • You will have an ability to forge and foster relations, to treat others with respect, encouragement and support.


Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi 

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 


Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Please apply online, or contact us on [email protected]

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!