Registration and Education Quality Manager – Nursing Council of New Zealand

on 7 January

Nursing Council of NZ


Registration and Education Quality Manager – Nursing Council of New Zealand

Join an organisation making a real difference in the community. Bring your strong leadership skills and nursing experience to this critical position

  • Vital leadership role with an ability to have influence
  • Supportive, collaborative environment
  • Fast-paced and no two days the same


About us:

The Nursing Council of New Zealand is the independent regulator for nurses in New Zealand, with better and safer care for people at its heart.    
We have an important mission and working for the Nursing Council is an exciting opportunity for you to use and grow your skills, while working with a team that has a true purpose and take pride in the work they do.  

We are values driven and hold these close to our hearts. Our values are:  

Whakahoatanga tikanga rua - We honour our bicultural partnership

Mahi ngātahi ā mana - We work collaboratively with integrity respecting each other

Whai haepapa whai - We are accountable, effective and efficient

Arataki, ako, whakapai ake - We lead learn and improve

Wairua tōkeke hauora - We set standards to improve health equity

About the role:

The Registration and Education Manager is a newly created and vital leadership role. This role is responsible for the operational management and leadership of the Registrant Quality team.  You will take overall responsibility for the accreditation and re-accreditation process for pre-registrant and post-graduate nursing programmes.

Day to day this role will:

  • Provide leadership to the Nurse Advisors and wider team, ensuring effective accreditation, monitoring and registration processes
  • Champion the Council as a creditable regulator, keeping informed on matters related to public safety and nursing
  • Conduct relevant monitoring of education programmes, proactively recommending and implementing improvements
  • Report on trends, risks, and pressure points
  • Maintain respectful partnerships with Māori and all other cultural groups
  • Ensure consistent standards for all nurses who are registered in Aotearoa

You will work collaboratively across all areas of the Nursing Council, ensuring a one team approach to our work to achieve the shared vision and values of the organisation.

About you:

You will be a confident leader with extensive experience in mentoring and guiding teams. You will model our values and take a fair and ethical approach to your work. You will also have demonstrated experience in delivering to a strategic plan and will be a natural when it comes to making decisions in a complex environment. Along with this, you will bring:

  • A Masters qualification in health or similar, as well as a current practising certificate
  • Extensive experience in a senior-level nursing role
  • A collaborative and professional leadership style
  • Sound problem solving skills with an ability to research complex subjects
  • Excellent relationship building skills with an exceptional communication
  • An ability to draw on your personal mana and humility, with an inherent ability to navigate differing world views

You will ideally have an understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and te reo or a drive and passion to learn more.  


Apply now!

We have partnered with Kin to fill this key role. If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, then apply now with your CV and cover letter, telling us why you’d be great in this role. If you have any questions, please contact Tracey on Applications close on 25 January.



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