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Registered Nurse (Full-Time), Maternal Mental Health & Addictions, Te Whatu Ora

Community Maternal Mental Health Registered Nurse

Maternal Mental Health Team based at Springs Rd, East Tamaki

Full time permanent positions available
Are you an innovative, motivated and passionate Mental Health Nurse interested in joining our Maternal Mental Health Team?
The primary aim of the MMH team is to ensure that specific expertise is provided to women and their whaanau who are either pregnant or up to 12 months post partum and are experiencing moderate to severe mental health problems.
This vacancy is situated at Springs Rd. Community Mental Health Centre in East Tamaki.
Our supportive, professional team offers a range of interventions to meet the Maternal Mental Health needs of women and their whaanau within the Counties Manukau area. These range from assessment and crisis intervention to recovery /rehabilitation approaches and specific individual and group therapies.
If you are a Registered Nurse with a positive and flexible attitude, have good interpersonal skills and a passion for Maternal Mental Health we would like to hear from you!

  • New Zealand Registered Nurse with experience working in the mental health area 
  • Ability to carry out assessments and to establish individual treatment goals and plans in partnership with the patient and whaanau
  • Knowledge of physiological effects of pregnancy and childbirth and its' impact on mental health
  • Knowledge of pharmacological issues pertaining to pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Knowledge of health and social services and other resources available in the local area for pregnant women and young families/ whaanau


  • Post graduate certificate or diploma in mental health
  • Personal experience with parenting would be seen as an advantage
  • Experience in maternal mental health service delivery

For further information about these opportunities, please contact Amon Iva in the Recruitment Centre on 09 277 3461 or please apply online.
Applications close: Until roles filled

Job number: CMH202310493

Our highest priority is the safety and welfare of our patients and our people.  We have strict Health & Safety measures to keep our people safe. All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.