Mental Health Nurse – Mt Eden Corrections Facility

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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  • Category: Health and Nursing
  • Location: Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
  • Date Advertised: 16-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: APA/1495993
  • Job Title: Mental Health Nurse – Mt Eden Corrections Facility
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  • Summary:
  • Do you hold Mental Health skills that are adaptable to any situation?
  • Are you interested in working in a rewarding and challenging environment?
  • Do you demonstrate strong organisational and communication skills?

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Our Mental Health Nurses enjoy genuine work-life balance, a competitive salary, no night shift work, and an environment where supportive professional career opportunities are on offer

As a Mental Health Nurse you will provide a comprehensive range of mental health nursing services including triage, assessment and treatment based on best practice in the delivery of health services within a multi-disciplinary team.

We have a dedicated and passionate team. A team of Nurses that run each Health Centre and work collaboratively with Doctors, Allied Health staff and custody personnel. We’re united by our goal of making a positive difference in the lives of those in our care, their families and the community. 

Shifts include weekend work, but no night shifts, as there is an on-call triage system in place overnight. 

Mōu | About you 

To apply for this position you will need to be registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand as a Registered Nurse, be eligible to work in New Zealand and hold a full New Zealand Drivers licence.

We currently have positions available at Mt Eden Corrections Facility for Mental Health Nurses, if you think you have what it takes to make a positive change in the health care of others, then we’d like to hear from you.

Applications close Sunday 6th December 2020

Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu. 

As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (


Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success – we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values. 

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.  All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered. 

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