COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Educatorat Whanganui District Health Board (Whanganui)
Whanganui District Health Board (Whanganui)
Manawatu / Whanganui, NZ
5d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About the role

Are you passionate about staff development? If so, this role may be the one for you.

We are looking for a COVID-19 educator to upskill staff working in COVID-19 workstreams including vaccination (main focus) and testing.

This role works primarily with both the COVID-19 response and vaccination teams to ensure staff are given the training needed for their roles.

You will be responsible for coaching and developing staff working across the WDHB and partners (when required).

It is important that all COVID-19 response and vaccination activities :

  • address equity and our obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi;
  • meet ethical, clinical, and quality standards;
  • are developed in collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure an integrated response.
  • Ko koe tēnei About you

    The successful candidate will be part of a wider leadership team, including the clinical nurse manager, workforce lead, and vaccination programme and response managers.

    You will have a minimum of three years' experience as a registered health professional and a teaching or preceptorship qualification.

    In addition, you will be a fully authorised vaccinator.

    COVID Vaccination requirements

    Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Whanganui District Health Board you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker.

    If you have already been vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of this to Occupational Health staff.

    If you are not fully vaccinated you must make arrangements to undertake your first vaccination no later than 15 November 2021 and by fully vaccinated, as required by the order, by 1 January 2022.

    Ko wai mātou Who are we Our vision is He Hāpori Ora - Thriving Communities, with our mission being 'to improve health and independence through a responsive and integrated health system'.

    We ensure health care places people and their whānau at the centre of everything we do with and for them. We support and empower individuals and whānau to determine their own wellbeing and are committed to working in authentic partnership with other health care providers, iwi, government, social and community agencies to build strong, resilient, connected people and whānau.

    As part of Whanganui District Health Board's commitment to Whānau Ora, our vision and mission recognises that to achieve healthy communities, all people -regardless of income or social status - need to live in healthy homes and environments where people feel safe, connected, resilient and able to determine their own needs and the needs of their whānau.

    For more information regarding our DHB visit :

    The Whanganui DHB rohe / region has something for everyone. From excellent education and sports training facilities, outdoor adventure pursuits, the best value-for-money housing in New Zealand, access to rural communities and lush picturesque native forest and idyllic surroundings.

    Our hospital campus is located within the beautiful family orientated town of Whanganui which has a moderate climate, next to the mighty Whanganui River, near to the sea, with the central plateau a stone's throw away, if you are looking for a change in lifestyle with good career prospects then the Whanganui rohe / region is the place to be.

    For more information about our beautiful rohe / region visit : and http : / / rangitikei.com /

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