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Waitemata District Health Board

Recruitment Centre

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Registered Nurse, Community Maori Mental Health and Addiction Services - West

This position is NOT a children's worker under the Vulnerable Children Act

Registered Nurse,  Community Māori Mental Health and Addiction Services


  • Based in West Auckland
  • Full time position
  • Monday to Friday



Whītiki Maurea Māori Mental Health and Addictions Services, Waitemata DHB District Mental Health Services Group provides a range of services to tangata whai i te ora Māori who live in the Waitemata catchment area.


Moko is the clinical team within Whītiki Maurea  and we provide clinical treatment in mental health and addictions with a Māori kaupapa (cultural values and concepts) approach.


We are looking for an experienced, committed and enthusiastic registered nurse to join our multidisciplinary team, to work alongside Taurawhiri (cultural advisors).


We value a positive attitude, flexibility, strong clinical and administrative skills,  and a proven ability to form positive relationships within the team, tangata whai i te ora, whānau, and community networks. 


Our service is culturally and clinically guided with evidence based best practice, and a passion for Te Reo me ōna Tikanga.


Applicants will promote partnership, transparency and participation with tangata whai i te ora and whanau and the ability to  conduct assessments and planning processes that are informed by a Māori world view. We will provide a stimulating and supportive working environment.


A current Annual Practising Certificate and a full, clean NZ Drivers licence is a requirement to apply for the position.


Please click here for a copy of the position description.  


To be considered for this role please apply directly online by visiting our website at www.wdhbcareers.com quoting reference number NOR02117 or click on the "apply now" button on this page.


For further information, please contact Nan Wirihana, Team Manager on 0212242766.


Position Number: NOR02117

Closing date: 27 September 2017

Hours: Full-time
Shift type: Monday - Friday
Closing date: 27/Sep/17