Registered Nurse, Acute Inpatient Mental Health

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Up to NZ$70,000
26 Sep 2018
26 Oct 2018
Vacancy ID: 4564
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type

REGISTERED NURSES – Have it all with a great career and lifestyle.... at MidCentral District Health Board!

(Scope of Practice - Registered Nurse)

You must be NZ registered, or be eligible for registration. To find out more regarding this please refer to the New Zealand Nursing Council Website:

These are exciting times and we currently have opportunities for registered nurses to join our acute and intensive care mental health inpatient unit.   These positions are permanent working rostered, rotating shifts.   We are looking for registered nurses who:

  • Are dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Work well in a multidisciplinary team setting
  • Are consumer and recovery focused
  • Have physical attributes to support their scope of practice in this clinical setting
  • Have emotional resilience
  • Are strong team players with good communication skills
  • Have skill in decision making and time and stress management

Relevant Post Graduate Qualifications are desirable.   If you believe you have these attributes, skills and experience and would like to discuss your future with us then you are welcome to contact Charge Nurse email: or phone +64 6 350 8177.

Check out MidCentral's website:  

Palmerston North is a family friendly city where you can enjoy the New Zealand countryside lifestyle without missing out on the advantages of a big city. Housing is more affordable in comparison to the larger metropolitan cities. With a diverse artistic community, Palmerston North is home to a multitude of cultural events, cafes, restaurants and sports activities. Its central place in the lower half of the North Island makes it easy to access the beautiful ski fields 2 hours drive north, Wellington  City (NZ's Capital) 2 hours south, vineyards 2 hours east, wonderful hiking and biking areas 10 min east and the west coast beaches only a 30 minutes’ drive west.