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Position Title: Registered Nurse –Te Punaka Oraka: Public Health Nursing
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 0.8 FTE / 32 hours per week
Date Posted: 07/10/2019
Application Closing Date: 10/10/2019 11PM
Job #: 059780
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Registered Nurse –Te Punaka Oraka: Public Health Nursing

  • Permanent part-time position (0.8FTE)

Internal Applicants Only

Southern DHB Te Punaka Oraka: Public Health Nursing - Immunisation outreach – This is a great opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the Invercargill team.

This role has been developed to ensure children have access to flexible arrangements for vaccination services on time in order to provide the best protection from vaccine preventable diseases. In addition, the service provides child and youth well health services within the community context including schools, preschools, before school checks and home visiting. 

We are looking for a truly amazing New Zealand Registered Nurse with relevant clinical leadership skills, an interest and passion for well health in children, youth and their whānau, to join this team in Invercargill.

Experience and understanding of the Treaty of Waitang i/ Maori health equity and disparities are essential, as will be your highly developed communication skills with the ability and passion to work with a diverse range of children young people and their family’s whānau.

You will be open minded, quality driven, and have the ability to work both independently while being a valued member of a supportive, friendly team. It goes without saying that you will be computer literate, and have a full clean driver’s license. It will be a strong advantage if you have experience in Well Child / Youth / Whanau Ora Health.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse looking to move into Public Health Nursing.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it's 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.

Please note this role is open to current Southern DHB employees only

Closing Date: Thursday, 10 October 2019

For further information please contact Jan Strachan, Recruitment Advisor – Strategy, Primary and Community Directorate, Phone (03) 214 5770 or Email:

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation. 

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