Mental Health Nurse - Full time

Mental Health Nurse - Full time
  • $83,200 - $124,779 per Annum
    ANNUM
  • Temporary
  • Auckland, New Zealand auckland Auckland NZL 1010
Job Ref: Te Rawhiti
Sector: Nursing / Midwifery
Sub-sector: Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol
Date Added: 26 March 2021

Benefits for all Medacs staff:

Working as part of the Medacs Healthcare Mental Health Nursing team you will enjoy the following;

  • Permanent positions available for the correct candidate!
  • FREE CPR & Manual Handling training
  • Easy to get to location (by car & public transport)
  • Smart casual dress (no uniform required!)
  • Entitlement to annual leave, sick leave and Kiwi Saver contributions
  • A dedicated Recruitment Consultant with you every step of the way!
  • plus, much more!

About this role

Are you looking to kick start the new year with a true work/life balance? Then Agency Nursing is for you this year! Agency Nursing is great for Mental Health Nurses who like to try difference Mental Health Nursing facilities in order to keep their clinical skills & experiences up to date & also to keep life a little more exciting by meeting & working alongside new people continuously throughout the year! Another benefit of agency Nursing is that you can complete a contract & then take a few weeks/months off work before taking on a new contract. Many of our Nurses like to work 6 months on, 1 month off etc. Is this the type of work you are looking for in 2021?

Our fantastic Client in East Auckland is seeking an experienced Mental Health or Psychiatric Nurse to help support their Adult Mental Health facility for a full time Monday-Friday assignment with the opportunity of a 6-month fixed term contract or PERM position for the correct candidate. Could this be you?

This role will require the successful candidate to cover the Eastern Suburbs of Auckland (Botany, Highland Park, Dannemora, Eastern Beach suburbs) & Types of Mental Health illnesses you will be asked to supervise may include (but not limited to); Addictions, Learning disabilities, Drug/substance abuse, Emotional disturbances, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, Depression, Severe anxiety and Gambling addictions.

Types of care which can be offered to patients at this facility include (but are not limited to); Individual therapy, Cognitive behaviour therapy, Medication, planning treatment and working with therapeutic groups, families and networks, relapse prevention planning and education, treatment strategies, including harm reduction.

Essential skills needed;

  • Current Annual Practice Certificate (APC) with the NZ Nursing Council
  • Post grad Mental Health certification or a Psychiatric Nursing certification
  • Must have evidence of indemnity insurance
  • A minimum of 1-year Mental Health Nursing experience
  • Community Mental Health Nursing experience
  • Ability to obtain x2 Clinical references from senior referees whom you have worked with in the last 2 years
  • Full NZ Drivers licence
  • Indemnity Insurance

Welcomed extras;

  • CPR certificate
  • SPEC/CPI training evidence
  • Further educational certificates in Mental Health

Skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, and good decision making are of utmost importance to ensure safe and proficient care are provided to patients.

Please click 'Apply Now' & follow the prompts. Jade will then be in touch with you

Still a little confused about what is involved in Agency/Contract Nursing? Contact me today so i can help explain all to you: (Jade Smith) Recruitment Consultant | Mental Health Nursing on 09 623 8006 or via email

Medacs Healthcare
23/04/2021 01:49:07
NZD 83200 124779 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Jade Smith

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