Auckland District Health Board
26 Sep 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
Community mental nurse, Ward mental nurse
Job level:
Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Full time
Contract type:
Closing date:
27 Oct 2016

• Permanent & Fixed Term

• Community & Inpatient Settings

• Modern facilities

• Comprehensive orientation - Professional Development

• Relocation assistance available

• Great “Auckland NZ lifestyle location”

Auckland District Health Board (ADHB) is one of New Zealand's largest and highly respected public health providers. We've fostered an environment that takes a refreshing approach to the needs of service users, meaning you will see results that reflect positively on your decision to work here. We are committed to a partnership model of care, providing professional supervision and on-going professional development opportunities.

We are looking for great nurses with bright ideas to join our Community and Inpatient teams in both Adult and Child & Adolescent Settings.

We currently have vacancies in the following Inpatient Services:

• Te Whetu Tawera – Acute Adult Inpatient

• Buchanan Rehabilitation Centre – Inpatient Rehab

• Child & Family Unit – Child & Adolescent Inpatient

There are also vacancies in the following Community Services:

• Regional Youth Forensic Service

• Kari Centre – Community Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service

• Adult Community Mental Health Centres

In each of the services and within the Mental Health Nursing speciality at Auckland DHB there are a range of nursing led quality initiatives that you will be actively able to contribute to. The productive programme Releasing Time to Care is one of these led by nurses to improve the functionality on their wards. The implementation of the 6 Core Strategies to reduce seclusion and restraint and creating less restrictive environments has been another priority for the last few years. The nursing team has been instrumental in the progress.

To read more about the services we are currently looking for Registered Nurses to join, click here http:// [... Click Apply...]/resources/pdf/ADHB/Service%20Descriptors%202016.pdf

ADHB has an international reputation and is renowned academically as having Auckland City Hospital as New Zealand’s largest teaching hospital. It has an alliance with the University of Auckland and its Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.

The Auckland region is home to over 1.5 million people; a blend of sophisticated city living and outdoor beauty makes it one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand. In 2015 the city was rated the third best city in the world in the Mercer Quality of Living survey.

Living and working here has so much to offer! From the best education in New Zealand, exceptional sports, world-class restaurants to a thriving arts and culture scene there is something here for everyone. We welcome your application or initial enquiry whether you are looking at a permanent or fixed term contract and where required we can discuss an appropriate relocation package with you including flights, initial accommodation and transfers.

If you are overseas and want to see if you are eligible for professional registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council, head to: http:// [... Click Apply...].nz/Nurses/International-registration

Registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse) with PG cert in Mental Health Specialty Practice, or RPN / RMN, and a current Practicing Certificate, are essential prior to any appointment to a position however we are happy to work through this process with you.

If you would like to request a position description or have any questions regarding the roles, process, living in Auckland or anything else please email Briar McKendry (Recruitment Consultant) at [... Click Apply...] or call + [... Click Apply...], we are happy to answer any questions that you might have.

To express your interest please go to [... Click Apply...] reference number 082180 to make a positive career move.

Expressions of interest close on Thursday, 27th October 2016.

About Auckland District Health Board

Auckland District Health Board is a leading provider of health services. We employ over 10,000 people and have annual revenue of around $ 2.0 Billion. In addition to providing healthcare for the Auckland district over 50% of our services are provided to people from other District Health Boards.

With an international reputation and an academic alliance with the University of Auckland we run a leading teaching hospital and provide a range of community services in partnership with other agencies across our district.

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