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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

WellKiwis Research Nurse

Location: Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt

Contract: Fixed term contract - 12 months

 

WellKiwis Research Nurse (1.0 FTE Fixed Term for 12 months)

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Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Regional Public Health (RPH) is one of the three larger public health units in New Zealand and as such often takes on a national leadership role. RPH provides public health services to the greater Wellington region, including Wairarapa (population of approximately 463,000). There are a wide range of roles in the organisation: health protection officers, public healthy physicians, medical officers, public health advisors, public health analysts, public health nurses, vision and hearing technicians, management, administration, communications and information systems. RPH is one of the lead organisation 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.

Moū – About you

Regional Public Health (RPH) has an exciting fixed term 1 year opportunity within Hutt Valley DHB to participate in a clinical research team, supported by Regional Public Health and the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR). The WellKiwis research team are made up of experienced Public health nurses, and phlebotomists and administrative support.

RPH have successfully participated in the research studies since 2018, further information can be found at www.wellkiwis.co.nz or in the JD.

This research is funded by the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) and St. Jude Children’s Hospital USA www.stjude.org/research/initiatives/influenza-research-surveillance.html. The research programme is based at the National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease, Upper Hutt.

Skills & Experience

  • New Zealand Registered Nurse with current practicing certificate
  • Effective self-management, ability to work autonomously and take direction
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent with use of technology and sound computer skills
  • Comfortable working in unusual or complex environments
  • Flexible and solution focused approach to achieving research goals when faced with challenging circumstances and environments
  • Have a full drivers licence, and geographical knowledge of the greater Wellington region
  • Enjoy talking with people from a variety of backgrounds
  • Phlebotomy experience (ideally comfortable with a range of ages)
  • Experience in triaging/phone nursing, emergency department, paediatric, practice nursing an advantage.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

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We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Closing date: Tuesday 7 June 2022

 

Public Health Nurse Immunisation

Location: Hutt Valley Hospital

Service: Child Health Cluster

Contract: Permanent / Part Time

Salary: $59,834 - $89,512

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

In this very busy but incredibly rewarding role you will be working in a team of Public Health Nurses responsible for the planning, coordinating and administering of the Gardasil and Boostrix vaccines to year 7 and year 8 students in the Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

The Child Health Cluster is a team of very passionate professionals who work with children, their whanau, and school communities with a focus on personal, public and population health. Our team provide personal health, health education and health promotion within our local schools.

Moū – About you

We seek a qualified, highly motivated, energetic public health nurse who is organised and enthusiastic to join our School Based Immunisation team. You will be able to demonstrate a flexible attitude and a desire to be an active participant in our quest for continuous improvement to immunise as many tamariki as we can reach.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) 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.

The 2DHBs 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 DHB

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click here to apply.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Closing date: Wednesday 1 June 2022

Public Health Nurse - Well Homes Programme

Location: Hutt Valley DHB

Contract: Healthy Housing Initiative

Salary: $59,834 to $89,512

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Regional Public Health is seeking a dynamic and passionate Registered Nurse to work as part of a team, delivering our Housing and Health Assessment/Advice Service. 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.

Our service is delivered to a diverse community from different cultures and predominantly from low socioeconomic communities, therefore you must be able to relate to a wide variety of people from different ethnicities, and be comfortable working in a multidisciplinary team.

Improving the health and wellbeing of Maori, Pasifika and children are key priorities for the programme.If you have experience working with these communities, we want to hear from you

The ideal candidate must be able to work collaboratively with external stakeholders and have 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.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Well Homes is a housing coordination and intervention service working in Capital and Coast (CCDHB) and Hutt Valley District Health Board (HVDHB) health regions, and is a contracted provider of the Ministry of Health Healthy Housing Initiative for the Wellington region. Tu Kotahi Māori Asthma and Research Trust, Sustainability Trust, He Kāinga Oranga, and Regional Public Health form the partnership delivering this housing programme.

Moū – Essential Qualifications Experience

  • New Zealand Registered Nurse with current practicing certificate
  • Effective self-management, ability to work autonomously and take direction
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent with use of technology and sound computer skills
  • 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
  • Enjoy being part of a successful team.
  • Aligned to the values and vision of RPH.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) 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.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pasifika Peoples, and the Disability Community.

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

Hutt Valley DHB

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click here to apply.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Closing date: Thursday 9 June 2022

Public Health Nurse

Location: Hutt Valley Hospital

Service: Regional Public Health

Contract: Permanent full and part time

Salary: As per Meca

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 the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) 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.

The 2DHBs 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 DHB

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click here to apply.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Closing date: Wednesday 8 June 2022

Team Leader Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Team

Location: Hutt Valley Hospital

Service: Regional Public Health

Contract: Permanent

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

To provide leadership and management for the Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Team who have a focus across the greater Wellington region. Leading this diverse team to continue to grow and contribute to Government and District Health Board priorities. Working with the Manager Service Delivery, Team Leaders and other members of the Health Promotion Cluster to provide leadership.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

Talk about your team dynamics and what your team delivers – make this section inviting and a place where applicants want to be work Max 10 lines (600 characters).

Our team is made up of passionate public health advisors who work across the issues of tobacco, alcohol and drugs. We adopt a broad approach using regulatory and promotional activities to raise awareness of alcohol issues, promote and support effective alcohol policies and seek to improve accountability in alcohol retailing. We focus on tobacco and vaping in many areas including legislation enforcement, supporting Smokefree/vape free policies and supporting quit facilitation for smokers. Our CAYAD team uses a community action approach, a strategy for creating community-based change towards specific social and environmental policy objectives at a national and community level.

Moū – About you

We are looking for applicants with;

  • Previous people leadership and management experience
  • Proven ability to inspire and motivate staff and build strong effective networks with colleagues
  • Proven experience in business processes
  • An understanding of health inequalities and the wider determinants of health
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the intent of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and ability to apply this in your work
  • Ability to work across cultures in a way that respects and values diversity
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective inter-sectoral, strategic and community relationships

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

About Regional Public Health

Regional Public Health (RPH) is one of the three larger public health units in New Zealand and as such often takes on a national leadership role. RPH provides public health services to the greater Wellington region, including Wairarapa (population of approximately 521,500).

Emphasis is placed on leadership, teamwork, the wider determinants of health and the reduction of health inequalities, Maori health, Pacific Peoples health and other vulnerable groups including young people. This team has both a health promotion and regulatory focus on tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.

About 2 DHB

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) 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.

The 2DHBs 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 DHB

Hutt Valley DHB

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click here to apply.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses). We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Closing date: Friday 3 June 2022

Last updated 1 June 2022.