Registered Nurse - Pacific Public Health - NPHS at Te Whatu Ora, Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Contribute to transforming the future of health in this Pacific Registered Nursing Role
Join Te Whatu Ora at a key time of change where you will meaningfully contribute to our kaupapa of creating a more equitable, accessible, cohesive, and people-centred health system. This is mahi that will improve the health and well-being of everyone in Aotearoa, and we've got an opportunity for you to be part of it.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
The Pacific Public Health directorate is a new function in the National Public Health Service designed to support and enable the wider National Public Health Service and Te Whatu Ora to succeed and empower Pacific Communities. The Directorate uses Pacific values and a Fonofale Model to ensure professional and cultural leadership and support to all Pacific workforce across the NPHS.
The Registered Nurse role based in the Auckland region is a full time, permanent position with other part-time roles available that sits within Pacific Regional Coordination Hub team and also the Northern Pacific Regional team in the Pacific Public Health Directorate. The This role will:
- Support the Pacific Regional Coordination Hub Lead and Northern Regional Lead in delivery of Pacific specific initiatives.
- Effectively manage and meet the needs of the patient and whanau ensuring that care and service delivery meets the expected standards of care.
- Support the wider Pacific Public Health directorate and NPHS in delivery of public health initiatives to Pacific families and communities.
- Provide leadership, in, driving a culture permission giving, connection, continuous improvement and strong partnership with communities.
- Work in close partnership with external stakeholders to ensure the sustainability of outcomes.
Mōu | About you
You have proven experience as a Registered Nurse, as well as skills in fostering meaningful connections with Pacific communities to support Pacific self-determination. With a minimum of one year post registration in nursing practice. in project management in Pacific health, you can apply this extensive experience across the breadth of the role. Our team is dedicated to bridging the gap between regional and local perspectives, ensuring that pacific voices are heard and valued in the realm of public health. Join us and be a part of leading a team that will make a difference in building a healthier and more connected future for all.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
- Has proven experience working with communities to achieve Pacific health gain as well as achieving equitable health outcomes for Pacific and supporting Pacific communities' self-determination
- Registered Nurse with current Annual Practising Certificate – Please note that this role does not have supervision or visa support available.
- At least one year post registration in nursing practice
- Effectively applies knowledge to skills and practice
- Demonstrable understanding of Pacific cultural protocols & experience working in partnership with Pacific communities
- Understanding of, and commitment to, the specific relationship under te Tiriti o Waitangi, and Te Whatu Ora's role in improving outcomes for iwi and Māori communities
Ka kawea e koe | You will bring:
- A commitment to being a good Te Tiriti partner in all your actions. This includes an understanding of the significance of and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the ability to apply Te Tiriti principles in a meaningful way in this role.
- Competency with Pacific cultural protocols, and one or more Pacific languages or a commitment to starting your journey and taking ownership of your learning and growth
Ko te mahi e tika ana mō te ao hurihuri nei |Work that suits today's ever -changing world
Te Whatu Ora supports flexible and hybrid working for our kaimahi. In roles that don't require an in-person element, we encourage you to ‘work from where you are.' We want our national teams to be made up of diverse people from across the motu, just like our health system.
Nau mai, uru mai | Come and join us
When you join us, you become part of transforming the health system. This is a once in a life-time change, that will touch the lives of everyone in Aotearoa, and future generations.
Our name, Te Whatu Ora, means ‘the weaving of wellness'. Whatu is the combining together of people, resources, organisations, thoughts and actions for the betterment and wellbeing of all. Whatu is also a direct reference to the pupil of the eye, and the vision required of the new entity and system.
We are working towards a system that better meets the complex demands of a growing population, addresses the persistent inequalities experienced by Māori and ensures greater access, experience, and outcomes for those traditionally not well served by the system – Māori, Pacific, and Disabled People.
Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of our life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.
We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role (by submitting your cover letter and CV), please click “APPLY NOW.” For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career portal. If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to contact Elismha Lubbe via firstname.lastname@example.org
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora
|Permanent Full time
|Registered Nurse - Pacific Public Health - NPHS.pdf (PDF, 384KB)
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