Registered Nurse - Inpatient Mental Health (Wāhi Oranga)
Nelson Marlborough Health
Nelson, NZ
4d ago


  • Delivery of acute through to rehab care
  • Great team that strives for a positive work environment and a balanced and safe workload
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Ngā mōhiohio e pāana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

    We are looking for a Registered Nursewho would like to join our inpatient mental health team in Wāhi Oranga atNelson Hospital.

    This is apermanent full-time position working 80 hours a fortnight across all shifts.

    You will be joining a great team whoare passionate about mental health and delivering a high standard of care. Ourservice provides inpatient care for acute through to rehabilitation.

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

    It’s essential that you have NZNCregistration and practising certificate, with no conditions that exclude MentalHealth Scope of Practice.

    Youwill preferably have mental health nursing experience, and will ideally havepost graduate qualifications relevant to this area of practice.

    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. Wāhi Oranga is a large unit thatprovides intensive acute and rehabilitative cares.

    We strive to create apositive work environment that has a balanced and safe workload.

    Nelson is one of New Zealand’s toplifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits,beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdooractivities such as kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well asabundant 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 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.

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