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RPH provides public health services to the greater Wellington region, including Wairarapa (population of approximately 521,500).

We have a wide range of roles in the organisation: health protection officers, public health physicians, medical officers, public health advisors, public health analysts, public health nurses, vision and hearing technicians, management, administration and communications.

RPH is one of the lead organisations responding to COVID-19 in the greater Wellington region. Our approach aims to improve public health responsiveness for Māori and Pasifika by using a values and rights based approach to COVID-19 case management and contact tracing, with a key focus on manaaki and well-being needs to help minimise the spread of COVID-19.

Regional Public Health requires ALL its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Current opportunities

Public Health Nurse

Location: Lower Hutt Hospital

Service: Regional Public Health

Contract: Permanent full and part time

Salary: PSA Mental Health & Public Health Nurses MECA 1/10/2020

Closing: 4th October 2022

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse to join our child health team. We seek a highly motivated, energetic person who is organised and flexible to join us in our work with children and their whanau, and school communities across a continuum of personal health and public/population health. We provide personal health, health education and health promotion within our schools. The role is also part of some preliminary scoping for work in the the Early Childhood space. Adaptability will be essential

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The Child Health Cluster have a number of specialities including school public health nursing, immunisation, vision hearing technicians and other community based public health nursing roles. The work is varied with no two days alike. You will be joining a group of skilled staff with extensive knowledge of practice. We offer a thorough orientation and mentor to support new staff.

Moū – About you

We seek a dynamic and flexible registered nurse with experience working in the community, and particularly, with priority populations. Your extensive nursing experience means you are adaptable to changing environments. Your additional skills in health promotion activities will be an advantage.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley District, we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicity, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital & Coast and Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Hutt Valley

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click here to apply.

Closing date: Tuesday 4 October 2022

Public Health Nurse (EN or RN) - Well Homes Programme

Location: Hutt Valley District

Service: Healthy Housing Initiative

Contract: 32 Hrs a week, No rostered and rotating shifts

Salary: RN $59834 to $89512   EN $54432 to $628847

Closing: Friday 23 October 2022

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

If you’re highly motivated, energetic and committed to equity this role is for you. We are looking for a nurse (RN or EN) to work collaboratively with external stakeholders, who has excellent communication skills. A knowledge and understand of Te Reo and Tikanga for both our Maori and Pasifika communities would be advantageous for the effective delivery of our programme

We provide housing and health assessments for whānau at risk of housing related illnesses and link them to appropriate housing, social and community supports. We also focus on supporting Primary and Secondary care to address housing related health issues for whānau and provide advice and support for them to do this. The JD has a full summary of the role.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

As a team we are proud to offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development in public health. Well Homes is run a collective partnership between Tu Kotahi Māori Asthma and Research Trust, Sustainability Trust, He Kāinga Oranga, and Te Whatu Ora, Capital, Coast, Hutt valley & Wairarapa Regional Public Health to deliver the housing programme Healthy Housing Initiative for the Wellington region.

Moū – About You

  • As an excellent communicator, you will have a positive, enthusiastic, innovative and proactive approach that exudes confidence in people.
  • Be team focused and have an adaptable approach to nursing practice. In order to be successful in this role, you will ideally have:
  • Either a New Zealand Registered Nurse with a current practising certificate or a New Zealand Registered Enrolled Nurse with a current practising certificate
  • Effective self-management, ability to work autonomously and/or take direction
  • Competent with use of technology
  • Comfortable working in unusual or complex environments
  • Flexible and solution focused approach to achieving the programme goals
  • Enjoy talking with people from a variety of background being part of a successful team.
  • Aligned to the values and vision of Te Whatu Ora

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Hutt Valley

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click here to apply.

Team Leader - Analytical and Policy

Location: Capital and Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa

Service: Te Whatu Ora, National Public Health Service,

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Are you a passionate leader who is looking for an opportunity to contribute to addressing health inequities? This role will see you providing leadership and management for the Analytical & Policy team. The purpose of the role is to work in collaboration with other team leaders to provide public health leadership across the organisation. This is a busy fast paced environment, with new challenges and opportunities daily. The recent health reforms present a significant change factor, the successful applicant will need to be agile and able to adapt to an ever changing environment. This is an exciting opportunity for you to bring an innovative approach to make a difference and contribute to better health outcomes across our region.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The Analytical and Policy team is a dynamic team consisting of Senior Public Health Analysts, Business Analysts, System Analysts, Learning and Capability Development Lead, and Health in All Polices. The team is also supporting the development that is underway of Māori and Pasifika equity lead roles. The team’s role is to support service delivery teams across all three regions, and other stakeholders through the provision of quality policy, analytical support and strategic advice.

Moū – About you

With extensive experience of health in practice, you will demonstrate the ability to provide high level strategic thinking and advice in health initiatives and policy development. This will include service planning, project development and delivery, quality improvement evaluation and relationship development. You will have an understanding of the Public Health system and preferably experience in working in public health, with a relevant tertiary qualification (we recognise transferable qualifications and experience). With proven ability to inspire and motivate your team you will bring experience in leading from a strengths based approach. You will bring exceptional communication skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective inter-sectoral, strategic and community relationships.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast

Hutt Valley

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click here to apply.

Closing date: Monday 10 October 2022

Last updated 28 September 2022.