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Registered Nurses – Mental Health & Addiction Services

Are you seeking that role with real impact and meaning? Would you like to see the tangible outcome of your work, in your community, every day? At Northland DHB, we’re driving health equality for Te Tai Tokerau, and we want you to be a part of our diverse and passionate whānau.

If you have a passion for mental health and addiction nursing and are looking for an exciting and challenging career in the mental health sector – we have the perfect opportunity for you to join our team at Tumanako Inpatient Unit & He Manu Pae Sub Acute Unit.

Northland DHB is committed to a system that is Tiriti (Treaty) based and one that actively and purposefully invests in equitable outcomes for its Māori population.

Northland DHB recognises Māori as tāngata Whenua (first peoples) of New Zealand and have prioritised Māori health. We understand our Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations in relation to:

  • Stewardship
  • Iwi/Māori health development
  • Equity
  • Mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge and expertise)

Tumanako is a 29 bed purpose built unit that cares for adults over the age of 18 who live in the Northland area. We have a multidisciplinary team who work closely together to create a supportive and recovery focussed environment for our Tūroro. We are also committed to quality improvement, staff wellbeing and working collaboratively across services.

Our Tūroro need nurses who are compassionate, have a positive outlook and work in a culturally safe manner. If you have the following, then this could be the opportunity for you to join our fun, vibrant and caring team:

  • Current NZ Practicing Certificate (comprehensive or psychiatric nurse)
  • Minimum of 1 – 2 years experience in Mental Health and Addiction Nursing
  • Current drivers licence
  • Ability to work rostered duties
  • Dedication to helping others

A career with Northland DHB will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.

Our people live our Values:

Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do

Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated

Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion

Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding

Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation

Vacancy No: NS20-154

Closes: 12 May 2021

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