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Nurse Educator - Burwood Site, Older Persons Health and Rehabilitation

Canterbury District Health Board
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Canterbury - Christchurch
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Are you an experienced Registered Nurse who is passionate about adult education and the outcomes within Older Persons' Health and Rehabilitation? If so, please continue reading!

About us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board - working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, 'whole of system approach' where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

About the role

  • Nurse Educator - Burwood Site, Older Persons Health and Rehabilitation
  • Permanent full-time role
  • Reporting to the Director of Older Persons Health and Rehabilitation, based at Burwood Hospital
  • Responsible for the delivery of nursing, Continuing Education and Professional Development for nursing clinicians, committed to best practice outcomes for those accessing our services
  • Adhere to guidelines of Cultural Safety and the Treaty of Waitangi

Skills and experience

  • You will be a registered nurse, hold a current annual NZ practicing certificate and have the legal right to work in NZ
  • You will be an experienced nurse working within a clinical setting or relevant senior nursing role
  • You will be someone who has a passion for adult education, has some exposure in this area such as, but not limited to: preceptorship, in-services or class-room based teaching experience and a desire to develop this role and your own capability to meet the needs of the service
  • It will be desirable if you hold or are currently working towards, a relevant post graduate diploma or masters
  • Whakawhanaungatanga (ability to forge and foster relationships)
  • Whakamanaakitanga (ability to treat others with respect, encouragement and support)
  • Whakakotahitanga (ability to work in your role and actively participate and align this to our organisational values and goals)

Our culture

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua.


  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You
  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes

If this role is something that sounds exciting to you, please apply now!

E koekoe te tūi, e ketekete te kākā, e kūkū te kereru!

It takes all people!

This role closes midnight Thursday, 8 March 2018. Please refer to the position description for more information on the role specifications.

How to apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Karli Te Aotonga, Recruitment Specialist - Nursing, Phone: (03) 3377923 or email

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at to complete an application.

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