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Registered Nurse - Forensic Rehabilitation - Puna Whiti and Puna Taunaki

Where you’ll be working: Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre, Puna Taunaki/Puna Whiti

The details: Permanent – part time 20 hours per week - Rostered

This is an ideal opportunity for a mental health nurse to gain experience in a minimum secure forensic rehabilitation setting.

Puna Taunaki and Puna Whiti have a focus on developing skills to maximise independence and social inclusion.

Required skills & experience:

• NZ Registered Nurse with a current practising certificate

• working in a mental health setting

• a passion for rehabilitation in a forensic context

• excellent communication skills

• a current full driver’s license

Please click here to view the position description.


The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.

Why us:

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 communities.

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

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact

Application closing date: 15 December 2021


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