Registered Nurse - Mental Health

Registered Nurse - Mental Health
  • $60,000 - $85,000 per Annum
  • Contract
  • Auckland, New Zealand Auckland Auckland NZL 1543
Job Ref: HN - Community
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 24 November 2021

Having a life outside of work is important, we get it and that's why our staff enjoy genuine work-life balance, competitive pay, no night shift work and a supportive work environment that encourages professional development.

This is the perfect opportunity to make a difference to your community and help support those experiencing severe mental distress. The core of what we do is provide mental health assessment and treatment services for people with serious mental health concerns, so if you are truly passionate about your work and hold an unwavering belief in people's recovery, then you will excel in this tightknit team.

You will manage your own patient load and work closely with the patients as well as their friends and families to develop a system to support their recovery. Types of areas and conditions may include, but are not limited to; moderate to severe mental health illnesses, eating disorders, depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar/manic depression disorders, schizophrenia, recovery, psychotic mood disorders, personality disorders etc.


  • Enjoy the freedom of working in the community and managing your own diary
  • Continued support form a very experienced multi-disciplinary team
  • Structured career development and training opportunities
  • Competitive annual salary and remuneration package including penal rates for weekend and night shifts
  • 5 weeks annual leave after 5 years' service
  • 2 weeks sick leave per annum, prorated for part-time
  • Reimbursement of APC costs
  • Relocation package offered for nurses relocating from outside Auckland

You will be:

  • New Zealand Registered Nurse or Mental Health Nurse - or be eligible to apply
  • Have at least 12-months NZ Mental Health Nursing Experience (or comparative Healthcare Systems) or 6-months NZ Mental Health experience post CAP course completion
  • Post-Grad Certificate in Mental Health would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of mental health issues, pharmacology & treatment interventions
  • Australian/New Zealand Residency or be eligible to apply for a work visa

To Apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to know more apply now or contact Hayley Newell on 022-658-0967 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, please click 'Apply Now' and follow the prompts. We look forward to speaking with you.

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Why choose us:

Medacs is a healthcare agency with 25 years of experience in New Zealand as well as international coverage with offices in Australia, the UK, Ireland, and Dubai. We partner with all 20 public health employers', government agencies, numerous other private hospitals and clinics.

I'm Hayley a Recruitment consultant at Medacs and I specialise in permanent recruitment consultancy nationally. Connecting and supporting people on their career paths is something I am fiercely passionate about.

In addition to a range of opportunities for you to consider, I can offer the following;

  • Market Insight
  • Team culture and Insider comments
  • Salary Transparency
  • Professional advice
  • Resume support
  • Help with Interview Preparation
  • Negotiating Salary and Contracts
  • Full 24/7 advice and support for moving to New Zealand
  • Information and direction on registration and visa processes

Please give me a call on +64 22 658 0967 for a confidential discussion

Medacs Healthcare
22/12/2021 04:08:22
AUD 60000 85000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Hayley Newell

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