Associate Clinical Nurse Manager – Te Puna Waiora – Taranaki District Health Board

1.0FTE (80 Hours per Fortnight)

Permanent Position

Are you a senior, experienced Mental Health Nurse with proven acute clinical leadership and systems management skills?

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Registered Nurse to work as the Associate Clinical Nurse Manager responsible for the day to day management and coordination of our 23 bed Acute Inpatient Mental Health unit. The ACNM will provide clinical leadership within the multi-disciplinary team to ensure care delivery is of the highest standard, is delivered to meet the needs of the Tangata Whaiora/Service User and meets best practise standards.

Preferred candidates will demonstrate a confident, sound clinical foundation together with a motivational leadership style able to build a cohesive nursing and allied health team. Other characteristics will be enthusiasm to embrace new ideas and ‘outside-the-square’ thinking towards service delivery.

Candidates must have a current and valid Annual Practising Certificate with NZ Nursing Council as well as NZ Drivers licence.

Taranaki is one of those magical places in the world where people come for a visit, and find they never want to leave. The wonderful natural environment with a majestic mountain at its heart, the rugged coastline world-renowned for its surf, great career opportunities, our love of art and culture, cafes and outdoor living mean it’s a fantastic place to work, live and play.

If you are interested in the position please “apply online” from this page.

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Visit the Taranaki District Health Board recruitment page for other Acute Mental Health Nursing leadership opportunities.

For further enquiries please contact Cara Humphries Stonnell on (06) 753 6139 or email

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