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Health Centre Manager - Christchurch Women's Prison

Ara Poutama Aotearoa (Department of Corrections)
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We are looking for a motivated leader to manage our health centre team of clinical and non-clinical staff at Christchurch Women's Prison. This is a key leadership role on site, it is complex, challenging and very rewarding!

You will be:

  • Passion for empowering others – pass on your knowledge and make a difference
  • Unique Leadership and practice opportunity
  • Taking your nursing skills to a leadership level

Reporting to the Prison Director, you will hold the financial and human resource delegations for your site and be both operationally focused and driven to engage and enhance your team as a leader. The team will deal with a broad range of health issues, respond to emergencies and undertake health education for this high health needs population.

Working collaboratively with Doctors, Allied Health professionals, external agencies and other Corrections staff you will promote a philosophy of care within the prison which ensures the delivery of quality health services to the women in our care - the ability to form new relationships is vital in this role.

This role will require you to demonstrate your business acumen within a health care setting and you will need to be agile working in a complex and challenging environment.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be a NZ Registered Nurse with a current Annual Practicing Certificate and post-graduate clinical experience in a range of settings
  • Have well developed leadership and operational management skills
  • Demonstrated business acumen within a health care setting
  • Thrive on working in a complex and challenging environment
  • Exceptional communication and relationship skills with an ability to influence for outcomes

The salary bracket for this vacancy is $110,091 - $129,519.

So, if you are after a challenge and an opportunity to use your skills and experience to truly make a difference, then apply today!

Hōkai Rangi is the Department's organisational strategy for the next 5 years. It recognises and builds on the good work we are already doing, however, it also looks to find new and alternative ways to achieve better outcomes for the people in our care and their whanau which will result in reduced reoffending.

Our Values

Rangatira – Leadership, Manaaki – Respect, Wairua- Spirituality,

Kaitiaki - Guardianship, Whānau Relationships


Corrections embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals and celebrate the collective talent of all employees.

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