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Registered Nurse (Full/Part-Time) Mental Health & Addictions, CM Health





Acute Community Mental Health - Registered Nurse

We are looking for Full/Part time & casual staff!


Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) is a dynamic and progressive organisation at the forefront of innovative health care delivery within the New Zealand Public Health Sector.


Acute Community Mental Health Services offers opportunities to develop new skills while working with adults who are acutely unwell and need of urgent and immediate assistance from a secondary mental health service.


We work with a unique and growing multi-cultural population and can guarantee that you will be continually stimulated and challenged. Our team offers an acute intake and assessment service and a home based treatment service. We work across a range of different environments including; homes in the community, Community Mental Health Centres, Emergency Department and the Police Station. Our service is operational 24 hours a day and shift work is required. Full time or part time positions available.

We are looking for motivated Registered Nurses (RNs)to come on board and work with our supportive multi-disciplinary team. Working within a culturally diverse environment our RNs are able to communicate and support our service users and whaanau to ensure that a high standard of care is provided.


If you have a strong commitment to providing service user focused care, possess excellent communication skills, a willingness to learn, accept change and are a team player we are interested in speaking with you now.

  • New Zealand Registered Psychiatric or Comprehensive Nurse or eligible for registration
  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate to work in Mental Health
  • Desire to gain experience in Acute Mental Health
  • Full & Current NZ Driver's Licence
  • Minimum of 2 years working within a mental health setting

The salary range for this role is between Step 1 and Step 8 of the PSA Mental Health & Public Health Nursing MECA, Community MH & Public Health nurses scale. Click on the link below for the full MECA document:


If this sounds like the challenge you are looking for please apply online or for more information please call Amon Iva in the Recruitment Centre on 09 276 0044 ext 53461.

Job Number: CMH20215748

Applications close: Until all roles filled 


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.