Registered Nurse, Mana Awhi – Older People's Health
- Support the health and hauora of our ageing population
- Join our team which aims to improve experiences of our patients and whanau
- Influence and help shape the future health system within Te Toka Tumai, Auckland
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
What is the most important thing in this world, I would say it is people, it is people, it is people.
We are Te Whatu Ora, Te Toka Tumai, Auckland. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. Te Whatu Ora leads the day-to-day running of the health system, with functions delivered at local, district, regional and national levels.
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We have full time (1FTE- 40 hours a week) and part time (0.8FTE – 32 hours per week) permanent opportunities for Registered Nurses to be part of our team. Come join us in Mana Awhi, Older People Health Inpatient service, part of Adult Community and Long-term conditions directorate at Te Toka Tumai. We have 4 dedicated wards (110 beds) in our service to respond to providing the best care for ours patients who present acutely, or with fractured hips or other types of fractures, amputees, with all patients being exposed to an environment that responds to each individual rehabilitation needs. Your appointment will support the patient and whanau experience which is important to us in supporting our older adult population in Aoteoroa.
Our nurses, and kaimahi colleagues, are the heartbeat of our organisation. There are certain qualities in a nurse that you just can't teach. Its dedication to the role and care of our kaumātua, kuia and people.
For us, it's not just about treating patients; it's about the manaakitanga | care of our communities, providing and improving the quality of life for our whānau, families and communities to live independently, happier and healthier lives.
This role is ideal for local nurses looking for that change and keen to help us help our ageing population and for international nurses looking to utilise and share their international experiences and skills. We understand the change in countries and regions can be difficult and as a result we offer relocation assistance based on your circumstance.
For further details, please refer to the position description here.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
We need Nurses to help us support our people within Mana Awhi.
- A commitment to biculturalism
- A commitment to achieving equitable outcomes for Māori
- Hold a RGN; RGON; RPN; RCpN with or without BN or BHSc (Nursing)
- Hold a current NZ Nursing Council Annual Practicing Certificate
- Knowledge and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its application to improving health outcomes for whānau Māori
For more information about this role please contact Raewyn Osbaldiston, Nurse Unit Manager via RaewynO@adhb.govt.nz
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
At Te Toka Tumai, we recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow, develop and have a meaningful career. There are no limits to your potential here. Whether it's workplace safety or work/life balance, we understand there's no one-size-fits-all when it comes to hauora | well-being, which is why we have a range of initiatives to look after the varying needs of our kaimahi. In addition, we can offer the following:
- Comprehensive induction and education programme to enhance your knowledge and skill with a focus on acute medical conditions commonly seen in our ageing patients with frailty
- As New Zealand's largest teaching hospital, we can provide a range of development and training opportunities that align with your career aspirations and help you succeed in Mana Awhi
- Pre- and post-operative care training of patients with a hip fracture
- Relocation support to Auckland
- Employee Assistance Programme - Confidential support year-round
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Pieter Erasmus, Recruitment Consultant on email: PErasmus@adhb.govt.nz or call 09 638 0401 to discuss how we can best support your application.
Click here to view details about our recruitment process
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. And of course, for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here is a link for more information Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa.
The remuneration for this position is covered by a collective agreement (NZ Nursing MECA)
Salary range based on experience: $59 834.00 - $83 186.00 p.a
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