Registered Nurse - Mental Health Nurse

Registered Nurse - Mental Health Nurse
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • Auckland, New Zealand Auckland Auckland NZL 8042
Job Ref: HN - MH Nurse
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 23 March 2021

Medacs Healthcare are recruiting Registered Mental Health Nurses to work across a variety of permanent positions in New Zealand from Auckland to Christchurch or Dunedin, and everywhere in between.

This is an exciting opportunity to continue to grow your mental health experience or explore working in a different sub speciality within mental health. You will be supported to further develop your clinical skill set in an environment where patient and staff safety comes first.

With more investment being directed into mental health, the opportunities are growing. We have a number of vacancies across all areas of mental health. Key opportunities are available in:

  • Intellectual Disability
  • Inpatient
  • Community
  • Forensic
  • Early Intervention
  • Aged Care
  • Rehabilitation

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


  • The chance to have a positive impact on people's health and wellbeing
  • Competitive annual salary and remuneration package including penal rates for weekend and night shifts
  • Continued support form a very experienced multi-disciplinary team
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Possible relocation package on offer

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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About Medacs:

Medacs Healthcare is a leading staffing and services company providing temp, locum and contract recruitment expertise to public, private & commercial healthcare sectors. With more than 15 years of experience in NZ healthcare market we offer a local service through our offices in Auckland and Christchurch.

Our recruitment consultants are specialists in the healthcare sector, with many holding healthcare qualifications and direct commercial or clinical healthcare experience. Our team therefore holds a unique insight into the various clients we work with and can provide first hand information on how to get there, what to know and how you can 'put your best foot forward' whilst at interview.

Medacs Healthcare is committed to ensuring that vulnerable adults, young people and children are safe from harm and abuse. As part of our commitment to these individuals and in line with the Crimes Act 2011 & the Vulnerable Childrens Act 2014, all appointments to positions (whether temporary or permanent) will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory Police Vetting Check. This will be explained to all shortlisted candidates at phone screen and interview.

Medacs Healthcare
20/04/2021 02:18:32
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Contact Consultant:
Hayley Newell

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