Join a leading NZ Forensic Learning Disability Service!Join a leading NZ Forensic Learning Disability Service!

Registered Nurses Forensic Learning Disabilities

Job Detail

Location: Porirua, New Zealand
Job Type: Full-Time
Specialty: Registered Mental Health Nurse - Learning disabilities
Job ID: Tonix1530


Job Description

There’s never been a better time to join this leading provider of Intellectual Disability Services in New Zealand.

The Intellectual Disability Service based in Wellington New Zealand is part of the Mental Health Addictions and Intellectual Disability Services in the wider Wellington Region. They hold national and regional provider contracts for the provision of specialist Intellectual Disability Services.

This is an exciting career opportunity to join a Service which prides itself on being a centre for excellence and innovation in models of care and professional development. In addition to the existing forensic adult, youth and “step down” services, a new six-bed national Individual Services Unit commenced a phased opening in January 2022 providing quality, individualised care for people with high and complex intellectual disability and mental health needs. As a RNMH or RNLD within the service you will get to work across the four specialty areas allowing you to follow the client journey.

For the right candidate the Service will offer:
• A competitive salary along with a generous relocation package
• The opportunity to extend your experience and career
• Access to ongoing professional development and education including an excellent Professional Development Recognition Plan that has financial incentives attached to it, and a well-established modern learning and development centre with state-or-the-art equipment to support professional development for all of our staff.
• A progressive goal orientated work environment within a rehabilitation framework.
• A friendly supportive team to work alongside

To apply or for more information on this role please email Annie O’Donnell or text Annie on +6421626632


We are seeking experienced RNLD or RNMH who have:
• Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
• Post registration education/learning and experience relevant to the specialty area of intellectual disability/learning disability and/or mental health
• An understanding of a forensic inpatient setting
• Registration (or are eligible for) with the New Zealand Nursing Council
• A current practising certificate and meet police vetting requirements
• A full driving licence