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Registered Nurse

  • Full time position available, based in Wellington
  • Do you love inspiring people and bringing out the best in a team?
  • Do you hold a current NZ Nurse registration?

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

Ko te hauora o te tangata te whainga matua.

Summary| Whakarāpopototanga

We’re looking for a Registered Nurse to join our Pathways Wellington Health and Wellbeing Facilitation Team.

This is a permanent, full-time position. We have two possible shifts. Please indicate in your cover letter which of the two shifts you prefer.

Tuesday – Saturday 8.30am – 5:00pm with some flexibility.

Sunday – Thursday 8.30am- 5.00pm with some flexibility.

Our Registered Nurses support people experiencing mental illness and staff working with them to identify and meet individual health and social care needs and support them to re-connect with community services and take control of their own lives. The role of our nurses is to provide expert clinical guidance to ensure that all health care needs are being addressed.

This role is to work at all three different Crisis Respite services Pathways has in Wellington. The role is to screen physical health of the people we support and liaise with other relevant organizations, as well as support Support Workers to manage crisis situations.


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

You| Koe

We are interested to hear from candidates who are registered as a Nurse, someone who has the ability to support and inspire a team, and ideally has experience in mental health.

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 multi-disciplinary 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 have great interpersonal skills, skills in group work, and a can do attitude
  • You have the ability to practice autonomously and to identify areas in a work setting where nursing skills can be applied
  • A full clean NZ driver’s license

The Covid-19 Public Health (Vaccination) Order requires the full vaccination of anyone conducting high-risk work in the health and disability sector, or who does not necessarily provide a health service but works in a role that requires frequent contact/engagement with those who do. Therefore all workers within the Wise Group are required by the Order to be vaccinated.

The Benefits | Āwhina

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 | Kaitono kati: 25th November 2021. Please note, this advert may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found before the closing date.

Position Description:

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Contact Whakapā: Arnie Martinez, Service and Relationship Manger on 027 404 4328 if you have any questions.

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 Vulnerable 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.



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