Current vacancies

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Disease Control

  • Do you have expert nursing skills?
  • Do you find innovative ways to lead and empower those around you?

This is an exciting Public Health Nurse opportunity for an advanced Clinical Nurse Specialist.

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Disease Control provides specialist nursing advice, care and expertise, both in delivering direct client care and in support of public health nursing staff in the Healthy Environments and Disease Control Group (HEDC) caring for clients in the area of communicable disease and housing related health conditions for the greater Wellington region. This is a permanent 0.8FTE role.

As CNS you will role model expert clinical skills, promote best practice, facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration and provide education and coaching. A key focus will be to also develop practice and protocols within the disease control team to enhance quality, excellence and professionalism in the delivery of Public Health Nursing.

As part of the HEDC Leadership Team you will bring your clinical expertise to assist our strategic and operational decisions, ensuring our service continues to provide high quality clinical care to the whanau community.

Improving the health and well being of Maori, Pacific Peoples’ and children are key priorities for Regional Public Health. We would like to hear from you if you have experience working with these communities.

If you are passionate about making a difference for population health especially for vulnerable groups in the region then apply now?

If you are interested in this role and would like to discuss further please contact Tara D’Sousa on 04 587 2549, or email tara.d’sousa@huttvalleydhb.org.nz

All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete our online Hutt Valley DHB application form through our careers website: www.healthyjobs.co.nz.

Applications close 25 February 2018.

Registered Nurse, School Based Immunisation

Interested in childhood immunisation?

Then come join a team of like-minded professionals that work in the school environment offering Gardasil and Boostrix immunisations to students in Years 7 and 8.

Regional Public Health is seeking to recruit Registered Nurses (including NetP graduates) who enjoy working with children to join the School Based Immunisation team. To be successful in the role you must be a R.N with a current practicing certificate. Ideally you would have knowledge and clinical experience in immunisation, cold chain processes and be an authorised vaccinator as well as being a team player who relates well to children.

The preferable candidates will have the above competencies as well as a friendly outgoing nature, an ability to build relationships with various stakeholders, is organised and has basic computer skills.

This is a fixed term role for 1 year, with an immediate start date.

If this sounds like you and you would like to join our School Based Immunisation team then apply now.

Or if there’s more you’d like to know more about this opportunity please contact: recruitment@huttvalleydhb.org.nz

We will consider all applications as they are submitted until a suitable applicant has been found. Your application will be assessed against the required competencies and you will be notified of the status of your application as soon as possible.

All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete our online Hutt Valley DHB application form through our careers website: www.healthyjobs.co.nz.

Applications close 26 February 2018.

Last updated 19 February 2018.