Enrolled Nurse – Auckland Prison

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Government
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Health and Nursing
  • Location: Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)
  • Date Advertised: 11-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: APA/1504697
  • Job Title: Enrolled Nurse – Auckland Prison
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  • Summary:

 

  • Are you interested in working in a rewarding and challenging environment?
  • Do you demonstrate strong clinical skills that are adaptable to any situation?
  • This is a fixed term – 12 months – maternity cover position

Our Nurses enjoy genuine work-life balance, a competitive salary, no night shift work, a wide range of practice work, and an environment where supportive professional career opportunities are on offer.

Nursing at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections) offers many unique opportunities to develop and practise your skills in a wide range of clinical areas. On any given day Nurses working in our prison health centres provide a full range of primary health care services. Nurses assess and manage people with a variety of health needs including, physical and mental health, substance abuse, health education, as well as responding to emergencies and providing acute care.

We have a dedicated and passionate team. A team of Nurses that run each Health Centre and work collaboratively with Doctors, Allied Health staff and custody personnel. We’re united by our goal of making a positive difference in the lives of those in our care, their families and the community.

We currently have a fixed term, 12 months position available at Auckland Prison, Albany for an Enrolled Nurse who can demonstrate;

  • Recent clinical experience in primary or secondary health care nursing
  • A broad range of post-graduate clinical experience
  • The ability to assess and respond to an emergency situation
  • The motivation to continue learning and developing professionally
  • A non-judgemental approach

Shifts include weekend work, but no night shifts, as there is an on-call triage system in place overnight.

If you think you have what it takes to make a positive change, then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply for this position you will need to be registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand as an Enrolled Nurse and be eligible to work in New Zealand.

Applications close Monday, 25th January 2021 

Mō mātou | About us

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu. 

As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy – Hōkai Rangi (https://arapoutama.page.link/Eit5).

 

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

To apply, please submit a tailored CV and a cover letter (PDF) describing your motivation for joining the department highlighting relevant skills and experience. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success – we ask that you provide examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values. 

It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.  All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered. 

If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at careers@corrections.govt.nz.