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Position Title: Registered Nurse-Te Punaka Oraka: Public Health Nursing (Wakari Hospital)
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Fixed term Full time (40hours/week)
Date Posted: 09/09/2020
Application Closing Date: 21/09/2020 11PM
Job #: 063837
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Registered Nurse-Te Punaka Oraka: Public Health Nursing


  • Fulltime fixed term position to 10.12.21
  • Monday to Friday


Southern DHB Te Punaka Oraka: Public Health Nursing- Provides Child & Youth, Well Health Services within the community context including schools, preschools, before school checks, home visiting, rural sexual health and  contraceptive clinics, and immunisation programs.  This is a great opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse to join the Otago team.

We are looking for an amazing New Zealand Registered Nurse with relevant clinical experience, an interest and passion for children, youth and their whānau wellbeing within a strengths based health promotion context, to join this team based in Wakari. 

Experience and understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi/ Māori 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.  A background in community health, child youth health and or mental health would also be an advantage.

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 any of the following credentials: vaccinator training, family planning and or post graduate education.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse looking to move into Public Health Nursing. Then there’s the enviable life you’ll lead in our stunning slice of the world.  A relaxed pace, high quality living, an array of outdoor and recreational pursuits all within an easy commute – you’ll find it all here. Check out for what the region and we can offer you.


Closing Date: Monday, 21 September 2020

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

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