Nurse Director, Starship Child Health at Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland), Auckland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Key leadership role
- Mandate to drive the direction of nursing and deliver excellence
- Make a difference in a way that matters by living and embracing Starship values and vision
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
Starship Hospital and the Child Health Directorate is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major national teaching centre. Starship provides a wide range of complex medical, surgical, cardiac and mental health services for children and young people throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific, using a whānau-centred approach. Starship aims to lead the nation in the provision of world class equitable healthcare, paediatric training and research, in an environment where kaimahi can flourish, personally and professionally.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
Starship is seeking a strategic and influential nursing leader to improve experience and outcomes for the tamariki and rangatahi of Aotearoa. The role provides strategic, operational and professional leadership as a critical member of Starship’s Senior Leadership Team. This includes shaping the future of child health services, regionally and nationally. The role is a champion for Māori health equity and will lead Te Tiriti o Waitangi in action across the nursing workforce.
You will be accountable for a nursing workforce of 800 FTE. You will work collaboratively with internal and external partners including iwi and hapu to ensure continuous development and improvement of nursing strategy, delivery and equitable outcomes.
For all aspects of this role and experience/knowledge required please see the position description
Pehea | About You
You must be able to demonstrate your understanding of and ability to lead and influence complex public health organisations at a systems level. You will have a track record of success in nursing workforce planning and development. You will have experience developing and enabling nurse leaders, fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation that drives a strong patient and whānau focus.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
Your support will ensure our whānau, families, and communities thrive; and are committed to achieving equitable outcomes for Māori Health and supporting the mana of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and progress health equity. We have a lot on offer, so we’ll ask a few things of you in return. To succeed and make a difference in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:
- A professional nursing qualification, eligible for New Zealand registration and a current Annual Practising Certificate
- Post graduate qualification in nursing, health leadership or Māori health with leadership experience at a Senior level within a large complex organisation (preferably within a Healthcare setting)?
- Demonstrated Te Tiriti o Waitangi knowledge and application to ensure Māori health gain OR
- If you are an overseas candidate you must have a genuine interest in Cultural Diversity and understanding of the significance of and obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including how to apply Te Tiriti principles in a meaningful way in your role , demonstrate and practice Te Tiriti o Waitangi in your role.
- Leadership experience and knowledge of the tertiary and quaternary healthcare at a regional or national capacity
- Change & Financial Management and Quality Improvement Experience
- Senior Nurse Portfolio (PDRP)
For more information about this role or for a confidential discussion about the position please contact Emma Maddren, Interim Associate Director-Medical and Community for Starship Child Health via email on EMaddren@adhb.govt.nz or call on +64 27 27 65006.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than work, and we provide all our nurses several services and benefits to support you whilst you are with the The Starship whānau:
- An inclusive and supportive culture We encourage all our staff to bring their whole selves to work and offer a range of networks to support you.
- Staff Recognition - As well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with educational support to achieve the Professional Development, Recognition Programme and financial recognition of nursing levels.
- Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, onsite fitness classes and access to healthy activities that support our hauora.
- Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits for our staff. For more information on what we offer at Starship.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
To view details about our recruitment process, click here.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Joshua Gounder-Lead, Projects-Global Recruitment,Starship Child Health via email on JoshuaGoun@adhb.govt.nz and quote ADHB0322ND to discuss how we can best support your application.
If we receive a high number of applications for this position, we may have to close our advertising early. We recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Auckland District Health Board (Central Auckland)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
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