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Mental Health Registered Nurse

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location: Hutt Valley Hospital campus

Service: Te Whare Ahuru

Contract: Permanent full and part time roles - rostered and rotating

Do advise in your covering letter which position is of interest

Salary: Step 2-7 on the NZNO/PSA nursing Meca based on skills and experience

Pro rata for part time

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Are you looking for a team that is supportive and a joy to work with?

We currently have a vacancy for a motivated Registered Nurse to join our multi-disciplinary team. You will have the opportunity to work on a ward that is known for being a supportive environment and dedicated team. If you have a passion for working with a diverse group of people, strive to provide a high standard of care and have fun while working this is the team for you.

As we are an acute service your role will be varied and allow you to utilise a wide variety of skills. To further support staff with their development we are supportive of ongoing training and professional development for all staff.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Te Whare Ahuru provides services for people experiencing an episode of acute mental illness that requires a safe environment with intensive nursing and medical treatment.

The team offers specialist services for people with moderate to severe mental health problems, and offer assessment, treatment and support to assist the individual and their whanau and other support people in their recovery journey with the aim of supporting people back to having their health care provided in primary health care services. The focus of the service is on providing evidenced based treatment interventions for those people who present with more complex needs and higher risks.

The multi-disciplinary team consists of Psychiatrists, registrars, house surgeons, occupational therapists, social workers, nurses and mental health support workers.

Moū – About you

  • We are looking for a motivated registered nurse who enjoys a challenge has a positive attitude and is able to adapt in a fast paced environment.
  • Ideal candidates will have a good understanding of trauma and health inequalities affecting many of our patients experiencing mental health distress.
  • Be currently registered in New Zealand and have the ability to practice in a mental health setting in New Zealand.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast

Hutt Valley

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note applications will be reviewed after the role closes

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed