Whānau Ora Mobile Nurse

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Raukawa Charitable Trust
Healthcare

About Raukawa Charitable Trust

Raukawa Charitable Trust (RCT) has been a provider of quality community initiatives throughout the South Waikato since 1987. We are proud to deliver a wide range of iwi-lead initiatives in health, social, treaty, cultural, and environmental sectors to the communities that we serve.

Tokoroa, the location for this role, is a town where the commute to work is brief, and housing is affordable. It is conveniently situated a short drive from beaches on both the East and West Coasts, and is not far from the mountains, rivers and lakes. This role also offers a Monday to Friday work week (no shift work), and a Christmas close-down period. The location and work hours are a great way to maintain a work/life balance, and make the most of your time off.

As a Mobile Nurse, you will work with a Whānau Ora integrated approach to provide support to individuals, and high needs communities, with diabetes, cardio-vascular and respiratory diseases, with a view to improving quality of life for those with a chronic disease.  

Key responsibilities of the position is to establish and maintain a therapeutic partnership with people and their families/whānau to achieve optimum health and well-being through appropriate assessment, critical analysis of clinical information, clinical reasoning, care planning, intervention, evaluation and education.

In order to be considered for this role, you should have:

  • A Registered Nurse Practising Certificate in accordance with Nursing Council of New Zealand
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations governing clinical practice/legislative compliance
  • Understanding of Māori models of health and the application of the Treaty of Waitangi in practice
  • Experience in chronic or long term conditions, or medical nursing (highly desireable)
  • The ability to work under pressure in a busy, challenging environment
  • Competence in reporting accurate client information in a timely manner
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Competent IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • A valid drivers’ licence, and be prepared to undergo reference checks and Police vetting. 

We offer:

  • The opportunity to bring your nursing skills and experience to our organisation and clients
  • Ongoing professional development and training opportunities 
  • Excellent working conditions
  • A dynamic and supportive clinical team environment
  • Dedicated vehicle whilst on duty, plus mobile phone
  • Health Insurance for all eligible employees
  • A Workwell workplace

If you are interested in working in a growing and supportive organisation and are passionate about helping the community, then we’d like to hear from you.  Please attach a cover letter and CV with your application form, to HR@raukawa.org.nz.  Applications close on Sunday 27 October 2019.

For an application form and the position description go to https://www.raukawa.org.nz/rct/vacancies-2/

Raukawa Charitable Trust operates under a Smoke-free Environment policy.  For more information about the Raukawa Charitable Trust visit www.raukawa.org.nz.

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