Registered Nurse - Whakatane Inpatient Unit Casual
Mō Tātou – About Us
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki. Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty is one of the Bay of Plenty's largest employers with over 4000 staff.
The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi
We are interested to hear from Registered Nurses who are looking for new opportunities in the field of Mental Health. Our Whakatāne Adult Inpatient Mental Health Unit has casual positions available.
The Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit consists of 18 Registered Nurses, seven Health Care Assistants, one Occupational Therapy Assistant and one TPK Māori Mental Health Worker.
Working in the Inpatient Team, you will be part of our multidisciplinary team, committed to delivering high quality care to our consumer group and be part of continuous improvement.
Mental Health Scope of Practice is required.
About you | Ko wai koe
Our successful candidate will:
- Have a minimum of 1 years' experience of working with this client group
- Be experienced in working in an acute mental health unit
- Preferably have a post graduate qualification
- Have excellent communication and clinical skills
- Be available for shift work
About us | Ko wai mātou
We can offer you:
- Orientation & training support
- Staff are supported to attend ongoing training courses
- Onsite hospital gym
- Free carparking
Living in the sunniest place in New Zealand isn't the only reason people have to smile in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. Our stunning region offers New Zealand's recently voted favourite beach, endless other coastlines to ancient forests and is blessed with breath-taking landscapes and rich Māori culture. We showcase the perfect place to explore a wide range of nature-based pursuits – you don't have to forsake your career either, in fact why not enhance it with a better work-life balance.
Click here to read more about living and working in Whakatāne.
Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.
Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.
Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.
Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career's portal.
Due to this position having contact with children and Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks' under the Children's Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
It is desirable that new employees of Te Whatu Ora are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your application so we can discuss this with you further.
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