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Practice Leader Health, Auckland

Department of Corrections
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Auckland - Auckland
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Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Practice Leader Health

Location: Auckland Prison
Vacancy Number: CSNR8689

12 month Fixed Term Contract

Based in the Northern Region this one year fixed term position is instrumental in supporting the Regional Clinical Director Health to build practice capability and confidence in professional practice within a Prison Health Centre environment. 

The Practice Leader will primarily work with the prison Health Centre Manager and their team to lead group and individual reflective practice development sessions, practice observations, and providing practice support.  

Whilst this role is fairly autonomous, you will embrace working within a highly focused team where you will utilise your excellent communication and relationship management skills to engage with a variety of internal staff and external key stakeholders. 

Supporting our health services teams to develop their skills and knowledge is a key component of the role.

To be successful in this role you will

  • Be a NZ Registered Nurse with a current Annual Practicing Certificate and holds or is working towards post-graduate nursing qualification.
  • Have experience in the delivery of health services with a strong commitment to evidence based practice. A philosophy of care which ensures staff, systems, policies and processes are focussed on meeting patient needs.
  • Professional credibility with demonstrated ability to influence and lead practice.
  • Evidence of effective use of a wide range of instructional methods and good preparation for delivery of training and developing of instructional materials.
  • Demonstrated effective facilitation, presentation and reflective practice skills
  • Advanced communication skills in relation to clarifying and providing constructive feedback.

This is an exciting role which offers a significant opportunity to make a difference to the patients we provide health services to.

If your application is short listed, you must be available to attend an interview at Auckland Prison on Thursday 16th November 2017.

Please note salary for this role is $76,701 gross pa

All applications must be submitted online via our recruitment system.

Applications close Sunday 26th November 2017.

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