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Registered Nurse

  • Permanent, full time position based in New Plymouth, Taranaki.
  • Do you love inspiring people and bringing out the best in a team?
  • Do you hold a current NZ nursing registration & have mental health experience?

Develop your professional career and provide clinical support to people experiencing mental illness to help manage their health and social needs.


We’re looking for a Registered Nurse to provide clinical support to the Pathways North Taranaki service in New Plymouth, Taranaki.

This position is permanent full-time position, working Monday to Friday 8.00am- 4.30pm

Our Registered Nurses support people experiencing mental illness to identify and meet their individual health and social care needs and support them to re-connect with community services and take control of their own lives. You will also support the Team Coach in facilitating the Enhanced Mobile service.


Transforming mental health and addictions through fostering strong, compassionate, self-supporting communities.

The Team

You’ll be reporting to the Team Coach and working with a team of 7 Support Workers - this is an enhanced mobile service supporting people living in their own homes. We operate a 7 day a week 7.30am to 9.30pm service. We have a friendly, supportive and fast paced team environment, where a good sense of humour is essential.


We are interested to hear from candidates who are a Registered Nurse with a current NZ Registration with Nursing Council and experience in the Mental Health sector, preferably in public health, health promotion, or physical health care planning and management. We also need someone who has the ability to support and inspire a team.

You’ll be known for your caring, friendly and approachable manner and be passionate about your professional role and identity. You’ll have a non-judgmental approach to working within a diverse population. A real team player, you’ll be an excellent communicator and the sort of person who brings fun and laughter to your work environment. You’ll thrive in a supportive team environment where your skills and knowledge are valued and respected by your colleagues.

  • You’re a great listener, the sort of person who will listen deeply to the people who use our services
  • You’re a fresh thinker, using curiosity and imagination to generate new ideas
  • You’re energising, inspiring others with enthusiasm and a take action approach
  • You have a current full New Zealand drivers licence

The Benefits

Here at Pathways we value our employee’s and we like to show how much we value you by offering outstanding benefits. Some of the benefits include providing extra annual leave, income protection insurance, flexible working arrangements, and subsidies for school holiday children’s programmes. Pathways is a supportive work environment where work life balance is encouraged, people are valued, and new solutions are the norm!

Ready to take a closer look at Pathways? Then apply now.

Closing date: Thursday 1 April 2021. Please note, this advert may close earlier if a suitable candidate is found before the closing date.

Position description:

Contact: Eleasha Coombe, Team Coach- Registered Health Professional, 027 293 9283

For further information, visit our website

Pathways is committed to healthy lifestyles and actively supports a smoke free environment. We encourage people with experience of mental illness to apply.

**All new appointees into Pathways require background checking. Under the requirements of the Children's Act 2014, new employees that are identified as coming under this act are required to undergo further safety checks as part of the recruitment process.