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Royal New Zealand Plunket Society Inc.

Closing Date : 25 Aug 2019

He Kāranga atu mō ngā Nehi Māori Katoa.

We are calling to all Registered Nurses including all Māori Nurses to apply for various roles across the Motu of Tamaki Makaurau, ki roto i te taha Te Raki – North Shore, te taha Tonga – South Auckland, te taha Hauaru – West Auckland me te taha Rauwhiti – East Auckland.

Nau mai Haere Mai ngā roopu Nehi Māori me ngā Wahine toa kia tipu te reo Māori mō ngā mahi Whānau Āwhina – Plunket!

Welcome, welcome, welcome to our Māori Nurses to bring your motivation in Te Reo Māori as our tikanga tuatahi for the total wellbeing of our tamariki and whānau, hapū and Iwi for Whānau Āwhina – Plunket.

Whānau Āwhina “-I roto i te tuatahi mano ra hangai he whakriterite tarai i te orange noa!”

Plunket –“In the first 1000 days we make the difference of a lifetime!” 

*New graduate applications welcome*

We are seeking motivated Registered Nurses to join our busy Auckland teams to deliver Well Child Tamariki Ora services in line with our three overarching goals;

Healthy tamariki – We make sure every child/tamariki has the opportunity to be as healthy and well as they can be. (0-5 years)

Confident whānau – We build the confidence and knowledge of whānau and families across New Zealand.

Connected communities – We make sure no family/whānau is left isolated, disconnected or unable to cope.

Working for Plunket gives you the opportunity to contribute to ensuring New Zealand is a place where all Tamariki and whānau thrive. 

What we offer: A friendly and thorough orientation to help you become familiar with the requirements of the Plunket Nurse role informed by our strategies, people, systems and policies.

  • Provide and support you through the completion of a one year post graduate certificate in Tamariki Ora/Well Child Health.
  • A safe working environment that supports your health and wellbeing
  • Technology to support your role (Smart phone and Tablet/computer)
  • A confidential employee assistance programme
  • Consistent day time hours, part time and full time (minimum 0.6FTE)
  • Supportive learning environment for new graduate Nurses
  • Return to Nursing Competency assessment Programme
  • This position may be eligible for the Voluntary Bonding Scheme offered by the Ministry of Health – please see https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/health-workforce/voluntary-bonding-scheme

Success in this role requires an appreciation and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and a commitment to improving outcomes for young people and their families, particularly mokopuna Māori and whānau. As a New Zealand registered Nurse your strengths include working in partnership to build therapeutic relationships with clients, empowering them to meet their child and whānau’s needs.  You will come to us with the ability to actively demonstrate empathy especially when working with families from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. You will need a competent level of word processing, computer and keyboard skills. 

  • In order to apply for this role you must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, hold a full New Zealand drivers licence and be fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of tikanga and te reo Māori an advantage.

Applications for this role must include a personalised cover letter describing why you would be the right person to join our leading not-for-profit organisation!

If you are selected for interview you will need to be available for Plunket assessment centre on Thursday 5thSeptember

Applications close Sunday 25thAugust 2019. If you are selected for interview, this will take place on Thursday 5th September 2019

For further information, please contact Nicola Bernie, Clinical Services Manager on 021 245 2942 or email Nicola.Bernie@plunket.org.nz

To apply for this position or to view the position description please visit www.plunket.org.nz/careers 

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