Experienced Mental Health Nurse (Nelson)at Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson/Blenheim)
Nelson Marlborough Health (Nelson/Blenheim)
Nelson Hospital, NZ
5d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

Are you :

Looking for a change?

Looking for a challenge?

  • then come and join us in Nelson.
  • Wāhi Oranga Inpatient Mental Health Unit, Nelson Hospital

  • Delivery of acute through to rehab care
  • Great team that strives for a positive work environment with balanced and safe workloads
  • Full-time position
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi(About this position)

    We are looking for an enthusiastic andskilled Registered Nurse who would like to join our multi-disciplinary inpatientmental health team.

    We re a great team who are passionate about mental healthand delivering a high standard of care. Our service provides inpatient care foracute through to rehabilitation.

    Kowai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is anappropriate applicant?)

  • You are a NZ Registered Nurse with theconfidence to work autonomously and the resilience to manage a busy workload.
  • You are culturally aware and keen to reduce thebarriers that make accessing services difficult for our Maori clients.
  • You are driven to work in a pro-active mannerand embrace change and development.
  • Forthe health and safety of both staff and patients, and in line with the HealthOrder, all NMH staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

    Required skills and knowledge include :

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work across the Mental Health Inpatient Continuum
  • Knowledge of :

  • Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act, 1992
  • PPPR Act - Welfare Guardian
  • Sensory Modulation Principles in Mental Health
  • Mental status examinations and risk assessments.
  • Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

    We offer a great team environment andare supportive of professional development and we strive to create a positivework environment with balanced and safe workloads.

    We do great work and weneed a great team to help us deliver.

    Nelson is one of New Zealand s toplifestyle destinations with abundant sunshine and an amazing variety of leisurepursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities foroutdoor activities such as kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as wellas abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery.

    For more information on theNelson / Tasman region visit

    Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

    NelsonMarlborough Health is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top ofthe south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough s largestemployer, which means the opportunities here are endless.

    Our main locationsare Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and serviceall parts of the community.

    Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it.We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity,innovation, respect and teamwork.

    Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

    Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do Iapply?)

    If we have sparked your interest andyou would like to find out more please contact Gabrielle Jones, CNM WahiOranga via

    For general enquiries please contactour recruitment team on vacancies nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 5461274.

    Keen to apply now, it s easy. Pleasefill in our online application form.

    https : / / nmdhb.careercentre.net.nz


    Applicationsclose : Open until filled. Applicationswill be reviewed as received.

    Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorsesTe Tiriti o Waitangi.

    We believe that to achieve equity in healthoutcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves.

    We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and werecruit for cultural competence.

    He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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