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Registered Nurse - Well Child Tamariki Ora

Registered Nurse - Well Child Tamariki Ora

Registered Nurse - Well Child Tamariki Ora

Te Kohao Health

Location : Hamilton, Waikato

Tired of working shifts with an overwhelming patient load?

Do you have an awareness of Tikanga Maori, understanding of Te Reo maori and an active understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi?

Please read on......

Te Kohao is a charitable company and was established in 1994 on site at the Kirikiriroa Marae and provides low-cost health care to low-income whanau/families. Our services range across the public sector including health, disability, social, justice and education to a registered population of 8,000 throughout the Waikato region.

Reporting through to the Team Leader and Managing Director, we are seeking applications for an experienced & registered Well Child Tamariki Ora Nurse. This is a community based position providing health checks and an educational support service to whanau with tamariki from birth to five years.

Primary Objectives:

  • Provide health care to all tamariki from birth to five years
  • Provide health education to all whanau
  • Work effectively as a member of the Te Kohao Health team
  • Participate in ongoing personal development

To be successful in the role:

  • Must be a Registered nurse, with a current practicing certificate
  • 2 years experience working in a relevant social service area
  • Have an awareness of Tikanga Maori, and an active understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • An understanding of Te Reo
  • A holistc approach to health and wellbeing for Maori
  • Experience in residential support / care environment
  • Experience in Well Child Tamariki Ora nursing 
  • Experience of working towards an environment that promotes consumer involvement and healthy lifestyles
  • Ability to work without supervision & confidence
  • To demonstrate effective written, verbal, computer and technological communication skills.
  • Cultural Awareness and ability to action for Maori
  • MUST have current clean driver's license
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Have excellent planning and organisation skills, be adaptable, problem solve and resolve conflict

We can offer you:

Ongoing opportunities to develop/extend your existing skills

  • A supportive comprehensive orientation program
  • Encouragement of individual professional development.

Here is a great opportunity to work in a progressive and dynamic environment, which values and supports its team members and their contributions. 

If you are looking for a new challenge, have a passion for helping the community and also enjoy working with whanau, then we would like to talk to you..

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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