Community Health Nurse

Listed 14 days Ago
Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga

Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga (TToH) has rewarding Community Nurse roles available in our successful, innovative health and social services organisation. 

TToH is a Ngāti Kahungunu mandated, kaupapa Māori, values-based health and social services organisation providing services to our community along the East Coast of the North Island, from Mahia to Rimutaka. Our health, social, education and community development teams have been working successfully for whānau for over 36 years.

Operating out of our large office in Orchard Road, Hastings, our Community Nursing team provide tamariki health screening and assessments within the homes of whanau or in community settings. 

We have a Tamariki Ora Nurse role, Full time or Part-time (Parental leave cover for 6 months).
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm (40 hours) OR 8.30am to 3.00pm (30 hours). 

We also have a School Based Community Nursing role, Full time (40 hours) Permanent Position focused on Rheumatic Fever, Skin Clinic and Say Ahh working across three Flaxmere Primary Schools.

Reporting to the Team Manager, we are looking for an experienced Nurses with Tamariki Ora and/or pediatric nursing experience to work alongside whanau to achieve the best outcomes for them through clinical and community wellness support. 

You will also work alongside other TToH wrap around social, education and personal development services. Our goal is to provide whānau with whānau driven support that promotes health, wellbeing, and independence. 

Ideal candidates will:

· Be Registered Nurses with a current practicing certificate

· Have studying towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Speciality- Well Child/Tamariki Ora strand (applies to the permanent role only)

· Have experience working with Maori and local community knowledge

· Comfortable working in our primary schools in Flaxmere and in our Heretaunga community

· Have a current and valid Full Drivers licence

· Current COVID-19 Vaccination pass

It is also an advantage to have experience in:

  • Child Growth and Development
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Kaupapa Maori practice
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Skin Clinic
  • Say Ahh 

To fit into our Community Nursing team and our kaupapa Maori organisation, you will need to be:

· Professional, with great listening and communication skills

· Proficient in computers, databases, systems, and Microsoft Office suites 

· Able to work effectively and collaboratively with the team

· Self-motivated and can be relied on to work autonomously

· Solutions focussed and use your initiative to problem solve

· Empathic and non-judgemental to all whanau of all walks of life

· Able to give warm handovers of whānau, connecting to the right support services and expertise

· Empowering whānau to take the lead in their health and wellbeing journey

If you are keen to make a difference to the health of families in our community, then APPLY TODAY.

Please compete the TToH Application Form, a covering letter and up to date CV and your My Vaccine Pass. 

Applications close: Thursday 3rd February 2022

Applications for this role will take you to the advertisers site.