Registered Nurse - Te Whare Maiangiangi (Casual)

Mō Tātou – About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand's North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne.  We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.  The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 4000 staff.

He Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses to join our Adult Inpatient Mental Health team at Tauranga Hospital.  The roles available are for casual hours, working ‘as and when required’ to cover days with high demand.

Te Whare Maiangiangi is a 24 bed, acute unit, based in thriving Tauranga in the beautiful Bay of Plenty. We have a multidisciplinary team of 62 comprising of Nursing, Allied Health, Administrative Support and Leadership staff. Our unit promotes a learning culture, and we have an established Dedicated Education Unit based within our team facilitating quality experiential learning for nursing students.

He korero mōu - About You

Ideally you will have two years nursing experience in a mental health setting, great communication skills and be able to work in a busy team environment.

If you would like to join a warm and friendly team and make a difference to the health and wellbeing of service users, we would like to hear from you.

Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits 

  • In-House career development
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership 
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Discounts (with local businesses)

Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values

At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it's important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career’s portal. 

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.  Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage.  If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.

All applications must be made online.






Job Details

Reference 005001787
Location Tauranga
Work Type Temporary Part Time
Closing Date 13/07/2022



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