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Registered Nurse (Full-Time), Matariki - Mental Health & Addictions ,CM District

Nāu te rourou, nāku te rourou, ka ora ai te iwi

With your input and mine, wellness will thrive


Full time permanent - position available!

The Matariki Adult Integrated Otara/ Mangere locality team (previously known as The Cottage CMHC) provides a range of high quality, integrated and comprehensive mental health assessments, treatment interventions and support for adults experiencing mental health and co-existing drug and alcohol issues who reside in the Otara, Mangere, Papatoetoe and Otahuhu areas. 

We are seeking motivated and highly skilled recovery focused nurse to work in our team.  We service a unique and growing multi-cultural population, which will ensure you are continually stimulated and challenged as you work with a diverse group of service users presenting with a range of mental health needs.

Working in our multidisciplinary team of professionals, you will be an engaging and confident communicator and decision maker with strong mental health nursing competencies. You will have a high level of time management and organisational skills and will relish the opportunity to provide (and gain skills in) a range of individual and group evidence based interventions for your service users. 

We offer the chance to work both independently and as part of a strong quality-focussed team.  You will receive on-going support with clinical supervision and professional development opportunities.

Essential Requirements:

  • Registered Psychiatric or Comprehensive Nurse
  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate to work in Mental Health
  • Minimum of 3 years post registration experience in Mental Health  
  • Full, current and clean NZ Driver's Licence
  • In-depth understanding & demonstration of the Treaty of Waitangi principles
  • An understanding of working within Pasifika communities


  • Be able to speak a second language in Pacific or Te Reo

For more information please contact Amon Iva in the Recruitment Centre on (09)276 0044 ext. 53461


Job Number: CMH20228281

Applications close: Until roles filled

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 under the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.
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.