Registered Nurse – Rimutaka
Department of Corrections – Ara Poutama Aotearoa
Wellington, NZ
20h ago
source : Maori Pacific Jobs

About the Job

Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi’ There is only one purpose to our work : the wellness and wellbeing of our people.

Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections) Health Services lead the delivery of patient-focused primary health care services to tangata within corrections facilities across Aotearoa.

our over-arching strategic direction, places the focus on health at the heart of our business. Building our frameworks from a Matauranga Māori basis is our focus to drive and support equity for Māori, which in turn will contribute to achieving our outcomes of reducing reoffending.

Mō te tūnga About the role

We are seeking a full time, Registered Nurse to work at Rimutaka Prison, Upper Hutt, Wellington.

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.

Whakahere matou What we offer

  • Rostered hours between 6am and 10pm, seven days a week. There is a rostered on-call requirement between the hours of 10pm and 6am
  • Enrolled Nurses salary ranges from $50,845 to $58,188 (plus PDRP allowance on achievement)
  • Registered Nurses salary ranges from $55,115 to $78,934 (plus PDRP allowance on achievement)
  • Clinical Team Leaders salary ranges from $88,625 to $98,306 (includes 3 steps)
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Mōu About you

    To be successful in this role, you will have :

  • Recent experience in primary or secondary health care nursing
  • A broad range of post-graduate clinical experience
  • The ability to assess and respond to an emergency situation
  • The motivation to continue learning and developing professionally
  • A non-judgemental approach
  • Experience in triage (desirable)
  • To apply for this position, you will need to be registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand as a Registered Nurse.

    A full New Zealand Drivers licence and be eligible to work in New Zealand.

    If you think you have what it takes to make a positive change, then we’d like to hear from you.

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