Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST
Enhanced School Based Health Services within Secondary Schools
0.5 FTE, Permanent (Job Share)
An exciting and rewarding opportunity has become available for a Nurse Educator to provide nursing expertise and leadership across funded secondary schools and alternative education settings within the Waitemata DHB School Based Health Services (SBHS).
We seek an experienced senior registered nurse with a minimum of five years experience in youth health nursing and a current practicing certificate. The successful candidate will have the ability to provide clinical leadership, support, supervision and to develop the clinical competency of nurses working within funded School Based Health Services across the WDHB Geographic area.
Working within an established team, you will provide professional development and individual supervision for the school nursing team. In this role you will work closely with the other Nurse Educator, SBHS Programme Manager and Clinical Director to review and report on practice and processes within the SBHS. The role requires experience in primary health care/community-based health services and a passion for improving the health outcomes for young people.
The ideal candidate will have a postgraduate diploma in youth health and either have completed or be working towards a relevant masters degree. Experience and knowledge in immunising would be an advantage.
You will be an enthusiastic, friendly individual who can get along with a wide variety of people from different backgrounds and be dedicated to contributing to a brighter future for young people in our schools. Great communication skills are essential, both spoken and written, as well as a high level of computer literacy (including Medtech and Microsoft Office).
About Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST
Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is a Non Government Organisation (NGO) & Not for Profit Charitable Trust with Maori provider status committed to providing quality health services to our community for over 25 years. We are passionate about improving health and social outcomes, through free, innovative primary care and community services with a focus on Maori, Pacific, tamariki, rangatahi, whᾱnau and other high needs populations.
Benefits of working for Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST:
- Able to make a positive difference to children, young people, whānau and communities
- Ongoing support for training and professional development
- Professional supervision
- Full orientation and induction
- Friendly and welcoming atmosphere
- Passionate and dedicated team
- Social Club
Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is committed to eliminating barriers to employment and seeks to employ the most appropriate person regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnic or national origin, race, colour, family or marital status, religious or ethical belief, economic background, employment status, political opinion, or disability. All recruitment and staff appointments will be in accordance with equal employment principles.
If you think this is the role for you, please forward your CV and cover letter to email@example.com today.
Closing date: 5pm, Thursday 4 March 2021 or until the position is filled. Please note that the position may be appointed prior to the closing date if a suitable applicant is found.
For more information about our organisation please visit www.healthwest.co.nz