Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)
The purpose of this role is to work with local communities to promote health, prevent disease and maintain wellness as well as work in partnership to assist and support families and whānau towards self-reliance in health.
Public Health Nursing is recognised by the Government (Ministry of Health) and the Public Health Association as being integral in the interface between preschools, schools, homes, social agencies, general practice, and other health care providers in the wider community.
This is a fixed-term position working 16 hours a fortnight until the end of June 2021.
Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)
You must be an experienced NZ Registered Nurse with a current NZNC practising certificate.
You will be a great team player passionate about community delivery and the health and wellbeing of our population. You will have outstanding interpersonal skills, be highly motivated and have strong investigative skills and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
It is preferably that you have an Authorised Independent Vaccinators Certificate, the ability to work autonomously with complex families and be committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity.
Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)
As a PHN you will be involved in a diverse practice environment, contributing to the wellbeing of children, working with families, contact tracing and case managing COVID-19 cases.
You will be part of a small team who work autonomously across the community.