17 January 2024 • College News

Job Vacancy: Registered Nurse, Acute Mental Health Inpatient

Registered Nurse, Acute Mental Health Inpatient 

Vacancy No: HAW06716 

Permanent, Full-time or Part time

Closing Date: : 11/Feb/24

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

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


Are you looking for a Nursing role in mental health where you can, and will, deliver a purpose with wide-reaching benefits to those who need them most?

Our Intensive Mental Health Service provides assessment, care and treatment to people experiencing acute mental illness across an acute inpatient facility and a step-down facility. We have a dynamic forward-thinking team who rise to the challenges in their day-to-day work.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about, and committed to, mental health nursing.   A level of physical fitness is required for this position and please do contact the unit for further advice on requirements. We are looking for high standards of care for our clients and hope to modernise our service through the care we provide.

You could be joining us from another region or an urban area, and you will certainly find a good life in Hawke’s Bay, if you like sunshine, the outdoors, stunning scenery, and a great lifestyle.

There is no doubt that our Nurse’s in Mental Health are charting the course for the rest of the country. Hawke’s Bay is a region that makes our lofty goals really achievable – the populations big enough to give scale to the initiatives, but small enough to allow for penetration. It’s also a region with a number of communities who really need our help, and Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Māui, Hawke’s Bay is absolutely determined to improve the lives of those residents.

For more information please contact Allison Kandimba, Clinical Nurse Manager Intensive Mental Health Service email: You must apply online via our website. 

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


Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Maui, 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 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.

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. 

Check out our Nursing Recruitment video to get a better feel for working at Te Whatu Ora, Te Matau a Maui, Hawke’s Bay.