Public Health Nurse - Wairoa

on 24 January

Te Whatu Ora Health NZ


Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.

Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.

Permanent, part-time

48 hours per fortnight (0.6FTE)

If you are an experienced Registered Nurse who would enjoy the challenge of working in the community and schools with tamariki, rangatahi and their whanau then this could be the role for you! We are looking for someone to join us as a Public Health Nurse, working with schools and communities in Wairoa.

As a Public Health Nurse in Wairoa, will provide public health nursing services in communities including at educational facilities; Early Childhood Education Centres, Te Kohanga Reo, primary, secondary and intermediate schools. You will be responsible for communicable disease management and follow up work, nurse led clinics at Wairoa College and delivery of immunisation programmes in schools. There is a chance to really make a different as this role specifically addresses inequalities between Maori/Pacific children and other New Zealand children & young people, in relation to sexual health, skin infections, rheumatic fever and resulting heart disease.

This role would suit someone who has previous experience in community nursing with knowledge of child and adolescent health, sexual health and mental health.

This is a great opportunity to work in an exciting and rewarding area of nursing, deliver public health nursing services to whanau and communities and to develop your career. You'll be working with an amazing team of clinical professionals who always strive to do their best for our patients and each other.

You will need an Annual Practicing Certificate and be competent to practice at Level 3.

For more information, contact Liz Read 027 2330219 or Dione Neri, Nurse Manager 027 647 6671.

If this sounds like you, review the position profile here and apply now!

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Maui, Hawke's Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.We are committed to delivering and living our Te Whatu Ora values of He kauanuanu - Respect, Ākina - Improvement, Rāranga te tira - Teamwork and Tauwhiro - Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.We are proud of our team's diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.

Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Maui, Hawke's Bay requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19-19. Fully vaccinated means having two vaccinations and one booster.

Applications close on Monday 13 February 2023.



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