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Mental Health Registered Nurse

Job posted: 22/02/2023
Job closes: 31/03/2023

Company/Organisation Name:

Life Plus

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About the Company/Organisation

Life Plus operates across a wide range of disciplines within the Healthcare sector and each area of the organisation employs senior and highly experienced Healthcare Recruitment staff and Registered Health Professionals who can demonstrate sound expertise specific to the Healthcare market.

Life Plus offers a truly collaborative working environment to deliver first class solutions for all positions from Medical Receptionist, Homecare and Healthcare Assistants, Registered Healthcare Professionals right through to executive management level to a consistently high standard.

How to Apply

For more information, please call Jenna on 027 350 7962 to confidentially discuss or email a cover letter and CV to

Job Description

Have you ever been employed as a Mental Health Nurse or have a specific interest in this field? Use your complex nursing judgement to assess needs, provide care and advise support for your patients to manage their own health.
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About the Role

The purpose of this role is to offer specialised care to assist patients with mental illnesses. You will be responsible for the coordination of safe quality nursing care for all patients, and to offer specialised assessments to initiate intervention strategies to assess and manage patients with an illness.

Please read on to see who we're looking for:
About You

As an experienced mental health nurse, you have the ability to work independently and with a team to provide nonjudgmental support for your patients. You should be reliable, compassionate, resilient and open-minded with a 'can-do' approach. You should also be skilled with problem-solving strategies and time management.


  • Registered Nurse in NZ
  • Current APC (Annual Practicing Certificate)


  • Bachelor of nursing
  • Post graduate qualification completed or in progress is preferred
  • An individual who is committed to on-going professional training and development to ensure that your skills and knowledge are maintained at the appropriate level


  • More than 2 years clinical experience in a primary health or acute setting
  • Primary Health/Emergency Department experience
  • Understanding of common Mental Health concerns for patients
  • Understanding of different cultural, religious and ethnic needs of patients
  • Understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi, its principles and related contemporary issues

For more information, please call Jenna on 027 350 7962 to confidentially discuss or email a cover letter and CV to

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