Registered Nurse - Te Puna Waiora

  • Taranaki District Health Board
  • Taranaki, New Zealand
  • 14 Jan, 2019
Permanent Part Time Mental Health Professional

Job Description

Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
Permanent, 0.93 FTE
Rostered Rotating working a 4 day on 2 day off shift pattern

We are currently looking for a suitably qualified Registered Nurse to join the Acute Inpatient Mental Health Unit at TDHB for a permanent position.

This role will work rostered shifts within the unit covering morning, afternoon and nights including weekends and public holidays as required.

  • Suitable candidates will have:
  • acute mental health inpatient experience
  • well established mental state and risk assessment skills
  • experience using talking therapy techniques and
  • proven de-escalation skills is essential.

The successful candidate will also have a current and valid Annual Practising Certificate with NZ Nursing Council and a current Drivers licence.

In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work.

The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,000 staff, $395m cost-centre) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.

If you are interested in the position please “apply online” from this page.

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For further enquiries please contact Hayley Scott on (06) 753 6139 or email

Applications close on 25 January 2019.



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