Nurse Educator AT&R - Nelson Hospital

on 5 August


Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough)

  • Time to take a career step and become a nurse educator
  • Join a dynamic integrated education team
  • Key contributor to the ongoing professional development and growth of the nursing workforce

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

This is a permanent 0.3FTE (24hrs/fortnight) Designated Senior Nursing role located at Nelson Hospital.

The successful candidate will contribute to workforce and professional development across the wider organisation, and will work collaboratively alongside the wider nurse educator team.

Nurse educators are a key component to improving the experience of consumers by supporting the provision of a confident and evidence-based approach. A large component of this role will be providing education, professional development and clinical coaching, by working alongside the nursing teams, and ensuring clinical quality systems are in place within and across medical and AT&R care services to enhance care delivery.

This will include the following:

  • Improving outcomes for patients and whānau by ensuring a responsive, compassionate, and safe experience
  • Prioritising equity, critical thinking and escalation pathways
  • Being an effective member of the nursing and MDT teams strengthening our integrated model of care to best meet the needs of patients in our care
  • Improving the experience for health care consumers, including their family and whānau, by supporting the professional development of clinical staff who participate in the care of the patient
  • Key contributor to the ongoing professional development growing of the nursing the nursing workforce

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be an experienced senior registered nurse, with a current APC and broad experience across the health care setting, including experience working within medical and assessment and rehabilitation services.

You will have proven teaching ability, in both formal and informal settings, and will have completed a clinical Masters, or equivalent, and if not have a commitment to completing.

For the health and safety of staff and patients all Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) staff are required to comply with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, including boosters.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough's largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

We offer an environment where our team strives to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and their families and whānau. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274

For role specific information please contact Jodi Miller - Associate Director of Nursing Workforce Development at

Apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form.


Applications close Sunday, 28 August 2022 (unless filled prior).


Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

Back to blog entries

Areas of Interest