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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 health physicians, medical officers, public health advisors, public health analysts, public health nurses, vision and hearing technicians, management, administration, communications and information systems.

Current vacancies

Public Health Nurse - Ear Van Porirua

Join us in our work with children and their whanau utilising the Porirua Children Ear Van.

Contract: Permanent

Shifts: 0.6 FTE

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse to join our child health team. We seek a highly motivated, energetic, organised and flexible person to join us in our work with children and their whanau utilising the Porirua Children Ear Van. We provide a triage, assessment and treatment service through appointments with the public health nurse.


The successful applicant will be highly experienced in working with children and their whanau, have proven ability to build relationships with health, social and disability agencies, and skills in using nursing knowledge, social and public health sciences.Ideally you will have a post-graduate tertiary qualification, with at least two years’ experience in primary care. Strong knowledge of the Porirua community will be advantageous.


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply.

How to apply

Apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website:www.huttvalleydhb.org.nz

Please note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 1114652-21 and job title in the subject line.

Closing date: Sunday 27 June 2021

Last updated 21 June 2021.