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Registered Nurse - Mental Health Service for Older People - OPR1

Where you’ll be working: Mental Health Service for Older People – OPR1 – Waikato Hospital

The details: Permanent – 80 rostered per fortnight

We are offering an opportunity for a Registered Nurse to join our team working in the Mental Health for Older People setting on OPR1.

About the service:

The mental health and addictions service deliver a variety of services across the Waikato region. We are a service undertaking a huge programme of change to deliver better outcomes to tāngata whai ora and whānau in our region. Nga iwi Ngakaunui - people at the heart is demonstrated best in mental health and addictions, people really are at the heart of all that we do. We know how important strong relationships are; with people who access our services, with their whānau and with the communities we serve.

About the role:

We take great pride in the holistic care we provide for our service users working alongside family and whanu to provide the best of care.

Required skills & experience:

· enjoy working as part of a caring multi-disciplinary team

· identify with our values below

· have a strong Service User focus

· have experience in aged care

· have good communication skills

· are willing to participate in professional development activities.

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.

Your application:

Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email.

For any queries about the role please contact Robyn Payne in the Recruitment Team by email

Application closing date: 15 August 2021


Theme “People at Heart” – Te iwi Ngakaunui

· Give and earn respect - Whakamana

· Listen to me; talk to me – Whakarongo

· Fair play – Mauri Pai

· Growing the good – Whakapakari

· Stronger together – Kotahitanga