Nurse Educator - Northern Region at Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections), Multiple Locations
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Exciting new position (x2) for the Northern Region
- Full time, perm. Monday to Friday
- Regular regional travel required and occasional travel out of region
'Kotahi anō te kaupapa, ko te oranga o te iwi' – ‘There is only one purpose to our work: the wellness and wellbeing of our people.
Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections) Health Services lead the delivery of patient-focused primary health care services to tangata within corrections facilities across Aotearoa. Hōkai Rangi, our over-arching strategic direction, places the focus on health at the heart of our business. Building our frameworks from a Matauranga Māori basis is our focus to drive and support equity for Māori, which in turn will contribute to achieving our outcomes of reducing reoffending.
Mō te tūnga | About the role
The Nurse Educator (NE) is an exciting new position, which is a key leadership role, promoting clinical excellence and evidenced based professional nursing practice. The role provides education to all health care team members, Patient safety and quality improvement are important priorities to ensure an appropriate level of clinical care.
The Nurse Educator role will focus on all aspects of professional development across the department including MaROA and Pacific forums for development, cultural and peer support.
This role offers great opportunity to influence and champion an environment that reflects excellence in continuous quality improvement and risk management processes.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience
We are eager to hear from health professionals who can evidence meeting the following requirements within their cover letter and CV:
- A Registered Nurse through the Nursing Council of New Zealand
- Experience in a clinical leadership role, coupled with experience of best practice clinical practice, terminology and procedures
- Experience of working directly with staff as an expert teaching resource demonstrating adult and contemporary education techniques
- Strong verbal and written communication skills including good attention to detail and concise writing skills
- Comprehensive understanding of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and application to all work across the health and disability system.
- Demonstrated experience in working with Māori, whanau, hapu, iwi to maximise health and wellbeing
- Commitment to working within a Kaupapa Māori health service that incorporates mātauranga Māori and Rongoā Māori practitioners.
- A current driver's licence with the ability and willingness to travel across the Northern region as required
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
As part of the COVID-19 response, health workers regulated by the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance (HPCA) Act are required to be vaccinated and boosted. This includes doctors, nurses and psychologists.
Staff not regulated by the HPCA do not currently need to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status.
Utu ā-tau | Salary
The mid-point of the salary range is $108,180 and the full range (85%-120%) is $91,953 - $129,816. Appointment and remuneration will reflect skills and experience relevant to the role.
Tono ināianei | Apply Now - Applications close Wednesday 20th July 2022
To apply, please submit your CV and a tailored cover letter describing your motivation for applying and outlining your relevant skills, experience and personal qualities. Alignment to our kaupapa is critical to our success - we ask that you consider providing examples which reflect and demonstrate our organisation values.
Mō mātou | About us
Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us and is our commitment to improving the oranga and safety of the people, whānau, and that of the communities we serve across the motu.
As a values-led organisation, we use the principles of rangatira (leadership), manaaki (respect), wairua (spirituality), kaitiaki (guardianship) and whānau (relationships) to shape how we work and deliver the outcomes in our strategy - Hōkai Rangi (https://careers.corrections.govt.nz/strategy).
It is an exciting time to join us and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau. All applications must be submitted through our careers site to ensure transparency. Applications received via email will not be considered.
If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)|
|Attachment:||JD - Nurse Educator.docx (Word, 356KB)
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