About the role
We currently have positions available at Auckland Region Women's Corrections Facility, Wiri for Registered Nurses.
Nursing at Ara Poutmana Aotearoa 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 issues, challenging physical and mental health problems, substance abuse related issues, as well as responding to emergencies and providing health education.
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.
Shifts include weekend work, but no night shifts, as there is an on-call triage system in place overnight.
If successful, you'll join a high-performing health led team who are dedicated and committed to developing and embedding a Kaupapa Māori based model of care into the heart of health services delivery.
Mōu About you
To be successful in this role, you will have :
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 a Registered Nurse, be eligible to work in New Zealand, hold a full New Zealand Drivers licence and be fully vaccinated.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
From 8 December 2021, all people working inside prisons will be required to be fully vaccinated as part of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021.
People in prison are some of the most vulnerable to COVID-19 and due to the ease of transmission, extending the Vaccination Order supports the safety and wellbeing of our staff and people in prison.
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).