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Registered Nurse -Turangi

Turangi - High and Complex Needs Residential Services

Permanent, Full-time (40hours per week), rostered shifts

(Service operates 24 hours, 7 days a week)

Pay Band: $60,421pa - $64,686pa

Depending on qualification, and experience

Closing date for applications: This position will be advertised until filled

If you’re excited about working for a progressive organisation at the forefront of Mental Health and Addictions and want to be part of a vibrant culture Ember Korowai Takitini is for you.

Ember blends professional expertise and lived experience to offer a range of services and supports for anyone with mental health, addiction or intellectual disability needs. We desire a society that better understands and responds to mental distress, addiction, and intellectual disability.


We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our amazing high and complex needs residential rehabilitation service. Walking into a team with equal mana to share experience and knowledge, helping to have a positive impact on those we support with the right mix of like-minded people, empathy and hard work.

A full job description, please email: or download from:

You will have:

  • a current registration and practising certificate
  • a New Zealand full Driver’s License
  • knowledge of mental health rehabilitation approaches (e.g., cognitive remediation, psychosocial rehabilitation), experience working with co-occurring addictions and/or cognitive difficulties and knowledge of Māori health approaches would be greatly welcomed.
  • a great sense of humour and likes to be in a quirky environment.
  • know your way around a computer and preferably Microsoft programmes.
  • Experience/open to supporting whaiora with personal cares

You will be:

  • a zest for working with whanau, other agencies, and people from all different cultures.
  • dynamic, loves change, brings ideas, energy to drive positive changes within the sector.
  • client-centered, recovery-focused approach. You must unwaveringly believe in people’s ability to progress no matter the obstacles.
  • balance between having the ability to make common sense decisions whilst also being able to think unconventionally and try new things.


  • Lived experience of recovery would also be seen as a huge strength
  • Connections to local iwi would be an advantage

For more information about this job, please contact

Ember HR : 09 523 2790.