Public Health Nurse - Child Health


Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location:    Porirua 

Service:     Te Whatu Ora Public Health

Contract:    0.6FTE Permanent 

Salary:       Meca 1-7 $59835 - $95340

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

Public Health Nurse - Child Health, Porirua. Are you passionate about making a difference for child health in the Wellington region? Do you have a passion for public health and reducing inequities? We seek a highly motivated, energetic person who is organised and flexible to join us in our work with children, their whanau and school communities.

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our team

We are an experienced, knowledgeable and culturally diverse team representative of the Porirua community. Our team offers a wider range of services, consisting of Public Health Nursing, Public Health Ear Van Nurses and Vision and Hearing Technicians. Our Public Health Nurses offer primarily school based services, with a focus on population health to reduce inequities and improve health outcomes for our whānau. We are a dynamic, response team who also contribute to any Public Health emergencies and response, nationally, regionally and locally.

Moū – About you

We have an exciting opportunity for a registered nurse to join our child health team. If you have comprehensive nursing knowledge and are interested in nursing assessments, health promotion and delivering health education, we would like to hear from you! We seek a highly motivated, organised, flexible and energetic person to join our team. A person who is passionate about working with children, their whānau and within school communities across personal health and public/population health matters. The successful applicant will be experienced in working with children and their whānau, have proven ability to build and maintain relationships with health, social and disability agencies, and have nursing, social and public health sciences skills and knowledge. You will have knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Colonization, Cultural health models and understand inequities in health.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

To find out more about us click on the following links:

Capital and Coast

Hutt Valley

Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Your safety and that of our patients is important to us. It is our expectation that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID 19, having received two doses of an approved COVID 19 vaccination.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: NM161-23

Location: Porirua

Closing Date: Sunday, 2 April 2023