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Registered Nurse - Forensic Rehabilitation

Where you’ll be working: Forensic Rehabilitation

The details: Permanent, Full time and Part time hours available

About the role:

We currently have full time and part time Registered Nurse vacancies within the forensic rehabilitation service; this is an ideal opportunity for a mental health nurse to gain experience in both minimum and medium secure forensic rehabilitation settings.

Puna Poipoi, Puna Taunaki and Puna Whiti have a focus on developing skills to maximise independence and social inclusion and work in one rehabilitation pathway continuum.

We offer:

  • Internal training opportunities, to support skill development.
  • Full orientation and mentoring to help you get to know our services.
  • Access to clinical supervision.


  • Are a NZ Registered Nurse with a current practising certificate
  • Have a passion for rehabilitation in a forensic context
  • Have excellent communication skills

Your application:

Please apply directly online. Applications are not accepted via email. Click here to view the position description. For specific queries about the role, please contact Amanda Lewis – 021843286.

Closing date: 28 May 2021


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