Exciting Mental Health Nurse vacancies - Expression of Interest
Counties Manukau Health
Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
4d ago
  • Permanent & Fixed Term
  • Community & Inpatient Settings
  • Modern facilities
  • Comprehensive orientation - Professional Development
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Great Auckland NZ lifestyle location
  • Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) is one of New Zealand's largest and highly respected public health providers. We've fostered an environment that takes a refreshing approach to the needs of service users, meaning you will see results that reflect positively on your decision to work here.

    We are committed to a partnership model of care, providing professional supervision and on-going professional development opportunities.

    We are looking for great nurses with bright ideas to join our Community and Inpatient teams in both Adult and Child & Adolescent Settings.

    We currently have vacancies in the following Inpatient Services :

  • Child & Family Unit Child & Adolescent Inpatient
  • Fraser McDonald Unit ( Mental Health Services For Older People (MHSOP) serves the central Auckland population of adults over 65 experiencing acute mental illness or behavioural or psychological difficulties associated with dementia.
  • There are two distinct teams within MHSOP with an integrated service delivery approach. The Fraser McDonald Unit is a 15 bed acute admission unit incorporating a high care area)

    There are also vacancies in the following Community Services :

  • Adult Community Mental Health Centres
  • Care and Recovery Nurses (C& R)
  • Community Acute Service (CAS)
  • In each of the services and within the Mental Health Nursing speciality at Auckland DHB there are a range of nursing led quality initiatives that you will be actively able to contribute to.

    The productive programme Releasing Time to Care is one of these led by nurses to improve the functionality on their wards.

    The implementation of the 6 Core Strategies to reduce seclusion and restraint and creating less restrictive environments has been another priority for the last few years.

    The nursing team has been instrumental in the progress.

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities.

    Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB .

    Click here to read more about the services we are currently looking for Registered Nurses to join.

    ADHB has an international reputation and is renowned academically as having Auckland City Hospital as New Zealand’s largest teaching hospital.

    It has an alliance with the University of Auckland and its Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.

    The Auckland region is home to over 1.5 million people; a blend of sophisticated city living and outdoor beauty makes it one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand.

    In 2015 the city was rated the third best city in the world in the Mercer Quality of Living survey.

    Living and working here has so much to offer! From the best education in New Zealand, exceptional sports, world-class restaurants to a thriving arts and culture scene there is something here for everyone.

    We welcome your application or initial enquiry whether you are looking at a permanent or fixed term contract and where required we can discuss an appropriate relocation package with you including flights, initial accommodation and transfers.

    If you are overseas and want to see if you are eligible for professional registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council, head to : http : / / nursingcouncil.

    org.nz / Nurses / International-registration

    Registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse) with PG cert in Mental Health Specialty Practice, or RPN / RMN, and a current Practicing Certificate, are essential prior to any appointment to a position however we are happy to work through this process with you.

    If you would like to request a position description or have any questions regarding the roles, process, living in Auckland or anything else please email Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) at jimmy.

    mathews adhb.govt.nz or call +64 9 638 0364, we are happy to answer any questions that you might have.

    To express your interest please go to http : / / www.careers.adhb.govt.nz / reference number 082180 to make a positive career move.


    This does not pertain to a specific role. Any employment may or may not need clearance under the VCA

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