Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse
  • $70,000 - $90,000 per Annum
  • Contract
  • Auckland south auckland Auckland NZL 2025
Job Ref: ContractRNjs
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 12 September 2021

About the Role:

Are you looking for an exciting, yet challenging role and are ready to take the next step in your mental health career? If this sounds like you, you should apply for this role today...

Our client is currently seeking qualified Mental Health Nurses for several roles across Auckland. We can negotiate full time and part time assignments although full time is preferred.

Medacs Healthcare are working closely with one of the biggest Mental Health clients in Auckland to help cover numerous roles across Auckland.

You will take on either a part time or full-time fixed term contract (depending on your preference) for a minimum of 6 months with the opportunity to go Permanent with our client if they believe you are a suitable candidate! Could this be you?

Mental Health roles available to you...

  • Mental Health Nurse - Full time & Part time fixed term contracts for 6 months or longer - Acute adult Inpatient Mental Health - South Auckland
  • Mental Health Clinician - Full time 6-month contract s- Intensive Community Team, for Adults - South Auckland
  • Clinical charge Nurse - Full time fixed term for 6 months or longer - Mental Health & Addictions, adult inpatients - South Auckland
  • Mental Health Nurse - Full time & part time 6 months or longer fixed term contracts - Intake & assessments, integrated community for adults - South Auckland
  • Mental Health Nurse - Full time & part time for 6 months or longer - Maternal Mental Health - Child & Youth - South Auckland
  • Mental Health Nurse - Full time & part time for 6 months or longer - Child & Youth Community Mental Health - South & East Auckland
  • Associate Clinical charge Nurse - Mental Health services, Adult Inpatient - South Auckland
  • Mental Health Nurse - Maori mental health & addictions for adults - full time 6-month's or longer contracts available - West Auckland
  • Mental Health Nurse -Assertive Community Outreach Service (must be able to give IMIs) - full time or part time for 6 months or longer - West Auckland
  • Community Mental Health - Adults - South & East Auckland
  • CAMHS - South & East Auckland
  • Prison Nursing - Central Auckland

Shift times

Community roles are generally anywhere between the hours of 0800-1730 Monday - Friday only

Acute roles are AM shifts (0700-1600) PM shifts (1430-2300) and night shifts (2300-0700) Monday-Sunday

Types of Mental Health illnesses you may be dealing with may be, but are not limited to...

  • depression - bipolar/manic depression disorders
  • anxiety disorders
  • schizophrenia
  • psychotic mood disorders
  • personality disorders
  • acute mental health disorders

You will be required to work independently and manage your own patients; however, you will gain support from your colleagues, management and others within the multi-disciplinary team.

Essential Skills & Experience Needed:

  • At least 1-year NZ Mental Health Nursing Experience
  • Community Mental Health experience essential for community roles
  • Acute Mental Health experience essential for acute roles
  • Current Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) with the NZ Nursing Council +Mental Health Scope
  • Post-Grad Certificate in Mental Health
  • Current CPR, Basic Life Support or First Aid Certification
  • CPI Certification
  • Indemnity Insurance
  • Must be eligible to work in NZ with appropriate immigration visa
  • Immunization History

Responsibilities will involve, but are not limited to:

Undertake comprehensive and accurate risk assessment of patients. Work in partnership with patients, families and other health professionals involved to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate top level care. Promote the safety of patients providing independence, quality of life & good health. Can build and maintain therapeutic relationships. Have a high level of verbal and written communication skills including basic counselling, negotiation and problem-solving skills. Be able to work independently and at times, in challenging situations. Case Management.

Benefits to you!!

  • Working with an extremely supportive Client who believes in career growth & opportunities!
  • Dedicated Recruitment Consultant to help you every step of the way
  • $450 Refer-A-Friend bonus (
  • Fortnightly pay
  • 4 weeks annual leave pro rata with pay during each year of service
  • PSA Union membership

What are you waiting for!

To apply in the strictest of confidence please click 'Apply Now' & follow the prompts, & our Recruitment Specialist will be in contact with you soon!

Medacs Healthcare
10/10/2021 21:49:00
NZD 70000 90000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Jade Smith

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