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Position Title: NETP Programme Educator
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Permanent Part time (24hours/per week)
Date Posted: 28/08/2019
Application Closing Date: 15/09/2019 11PM
Job #: 059407
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NETP Programme Educator


  • Permanent Part time role
  • 24 Hours per week

About the Southern DHB

The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.

About the Team

As NETP Educator you will be joining a team of experienced and positive nurses committed to advancing clinical knowledge and developing the practice of others. You will have the support of the Otago PDU Manager and will collaborate closely with other team members to deliver quality and evidence-based education and support to nurses joining our profession.

About the Role – what’s in it for me?

We are looking for a Nurse Entry to Practice (NetP) Educator to step into this 0.6 FTE role to continue the provision of our exemplary programme, ensuring our new graduate nurses are provided with a solid foundation at the start of their nursing journey.

A born communicator, with the inherent ability to build successful working relationships, this role will see you working alongside the Otago and Southland based NETP and NESP coordinators, working within the Health Workforce NZ Nursing programme, ensuring that the programme policy and specifications are applied and followed. You will assist with ensuring all relevant Managers (Nurse Directors, Charge Nurse Managers, and Community Nurse Managers) understand and apply these polices and specifications. You will utilize your ability to 'work up, down and sideways,' creating and maintaining a wide range of networks through the Otago region.

About You

You will be a New Zealand Registered Nurse with a current annual practicing certificate and a post graduate qualification in a relevant field. You will have proven clinical nursing expertise and be committed to interprofessional collaboration. Knowledge of, and proven performance in adult teaching and learning principles is essential. You will be PDRP Proficient, Expert or Designated Senior Nurse and have exceptional computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel.

This is a demanding and challenging role, where the successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills, expertise in conflict resolution, and the ability to ‘own’ your decisions. If this sounds like the next step in your nursing career, and you have a passion for the development of our new graduate nursing workforce as they transition from students to new graduates, then apply today!

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Closing Date: Sunday 15th September 2019

For further information please contact Sam Cunningham, Recruitment Advisor, Corporate and Women’s & Children’s Health Directorates Phone: (03) 213 5427 or Email:

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