Southern DHB Te Punaka Oraka: Public Health Nursing provides Child and Youth, Well Health services within the community context including schools, preschools, and youth clinics, before school checks and home visiting. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the Invercargill team.
This role is youth focussed, working primarily with one school in Southland. Specifically, this key position is required to meet the decile five contract for School Based Health Services. We are looking for a truly amazing NZ Registered Nurse with relevant clinical leadership skills, a background and an interest and passion for well health in youth and their whānau, to join this team in Invercargill.
Experience and understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi/Maori Health equity and disparities are essential, as will be your highly developed communication skills with the ability and passion to work with a diverse range of children young people and their family’s whānau.
You will be open minded, quality driven, and have the ability to work both independently while being a valued member of a supportive, friendly team. It goes without saying that you will be computer literate, and have a full clean driver’s licence. It will be a strong advantage if you have experience in Well Child/Youth/Whanau Ora Health/Mental Health.
This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse looking to move into Public Health Nursing.
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.Whether it’s surfing, kayaking or sailing, skiing, hunting or fishing, theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region – and we – can offer you and your whanau.
Closing date: Sunday, 15 March 2020.
For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, phone (03) 214 5770 or email: email@example.com
Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.
To apply: We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website https://www.southerndhb.govt.nz/careers/