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Registered Nurse – Inpatient Unit

We require two Registered Comprehensive/Psychiatric Nurses to undertake roles within our In-patient unit at Tauranga Hospital. We have two permanent roles available at 0.8FTE, working 64 hours per fortnight.

Ideal applicants will have a minimum of 2 years of comprehensive health nursing and desirably have experience working within mental health and with older people and associated co-morbidity health conditions.

We are a busy unit providing acute assessment and treatment for clients presenting with acute mental health conditions, dementia with behavioural and psychological conditions and palliative dementia care. This is an excellent unit to develop a broad range of nursing skills.

We are a friendly team which has a high focus on DHB CARE Values and service development to meet the needs of our client group. This will provide you with a range of opportunities for your career development and job satisfaction.

The Bay of Plenty is renowned for its beautiful beaches, surfing, kayaking, boating, fishing, tramping and native bush reserves. The city of Tauranga is only 2 hours from Auckland; around an hour away from Rotorua and in winter it is under 3 hours to the central plateau ski fields. We value work-life balance and staff well-being with a full staff wellness programme on offer.

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence in their daily work. The successful applicant will have to provide evidence they are compassionate, team spirited, responsive to needs and with an attitude of always striving for excellence.

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.

All applications are to be made online.