14 May 2024 • College News

Job Vacancy: Community Mental Health - Registered Nurse


Vacancy No: NAP00038

Closing Date: 29/May/2024


Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.


Permanent, Part-time 

64 hours per fortnight (0.80 FTE)


Napier Community Mental Health & Addiction Services is currently seeking a dedicated Registered Nurse with both experience and a passion for assisting tangata whaiora facing mental health and addiction challenges.

This role is pivotal, involving the provision of care to individuals in Napier who are most severely affected by mental illness and/or addiction. Our service is committed to solidifying and building upon advancements in resilience and recovery among those affected by conditions such as psychotic disorders, severe personality disorders, anxiety disorders, depression, alcohol and substance abuse issues, as well as co-existing conditions. This commitment extends to the culturally appropriate delivery of care to Maori and Pacific peoples.

If you are a Registered Nurse with expertise in this domain, we invite you to join our team. We welcome inquiries from registered nurses, social workers, and occupational therapists.

Key qualifications for this role include strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team. Exceptional assessment and intervention abilities are imperative for successful engagement with individuals and their families, fostering sustainable pathways to recovery. Your genuine interest in contributing to the holistic development of mental health and addiction services is essential.

For more information about the above position please email Wilfrid McKerras on, Wilfrid.mckerras

If this sounds like you, review the Position Profile HERE and apply today!

Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora Te Matau a Māui Hawke’s Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.

We are committed to delivering and living our Health New Zealand | Te Whatu Ora values of He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira– Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.

Here at Hawke’s Bay District, we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community. Hawkes Bay District is pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

We are proud of our team’s diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.