Mō te tūnga | About the role
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 practice 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 offenders, their families and the community.
Shifts include weekend work, but no night shifts, as there is an on-call triage system in place overnight.
Mōu | About you
To apply for this position you will need to be registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand as a Registered Nurse, be eligible to work in New Zealand and hold a full New Zealand Drivers licence.
We currently have positions available at Mt Eden Corrections Facility for Registered Nurses, if you think you have what it takes to make a positive change in the health care of others, then we’d like to hear from you.
Applications close Tuesday, 9th February 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 email@example.com.