Communicable Disease Public Health Nurse

Hutt Valley District Health Board

  • Permanent
  • Wellington

Nau mai, haere mai ki whanau ora ki Te Awakairangi

Location: Hutt Hospital 

Service: Regional Public Health

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Options between 0.8 and 1.0 FTE

About the role

Do you want to join an awesome team focused on communicable disease investigation and refugee health, within a public health environment? Previous work experience within public health and or refugee health is not essential but would be an advantage. 

We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic, outgoing person who is well organised and flexible in their work. The person must be able to relate to a wide variety of people from different cultures and work within a multidisciplinary team. The position involves the provision of population and personal health services to promote health and minimise the effects of communicable disease in the greater Wellington region. This includes the follow up of tuberculosis, meningococcal disease, vaccine preventable disease and hepatitis. Health screening is also provided to quota, family reunification and asylum seeker refugees settling in the greater Wellington region.

Phlebotomy and or independent vaccinator experience is not essential but would be an advantage. This is a permanent 0.8 to 1.0 FTE (four days a week) which requires the successful candidate to participate in an on-call roster for the weekend and public holidays.  

Improving the health and wellbeing of Maori, Pacific Peoples’ and children are key priorities for Regional Public Health. If you have experience working with these communities we want to hear from you.

How to apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: www.huttvalleydhb.org.nz  

Please note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 1114464-21 and job title in the subject line.

HVDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

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By joining together we will succeed

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