21 Sep 2017

Permanent Kaiaraara Whānau – Whānau Ora Link Nurse

MidCentral District Health Board – Posted by MidCentral District Health BoardPalmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

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Job Description

The Pae Ora Māori Health Directorate at MidCentral District Health Board have an exciting opportunity available for a Registered Nurse to join the team as Kaiaraara Whānau – Whānau Ora Link Nurse.

Providing leadership in quality cultural and clinical care across the hospital setting, this role is a key support for whānau, promoting Māori responsive quality care and facilitating seamless healthcare pathways.

To be successful in this role, you will be a Registered Nurse with a minimum of 12 months bi-cultural experience in a health or hospital setting and have achieved a minimum of Level 2 PDRP. You will have strength in Te Reo me ona Tikanga Māori and a well developed ability to promote cultural values and understanding to enhance health outcomes for Māori. You will have a demonstrated track record in role modelling partnership in the spirit of Te Tiriti o Waitangi with strengths in influencing and relationship building.

In return, we offer a supportive Maori team environment, the ability to contribute in a meaningful way to Māori health gains, professional development and training opportunities, staff benefits and wellness schemes and the opportunity to join an organisation that is focussed on contributing to equity of health outcomes and better health care for all. The successful applicant will receive a tailor made orientation package to support and strengthen self identified areas of learning that may be required to fulfil the role effectively and confidently.

MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. More information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 is available from the Ministry of Vulnerable Children website.


MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.

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Job Categories: Healthcare / Medical. Job Types: Permanent. Job Tags: Kaiaraara Whānau - Whānau Ora Link Nurse, MidCentral District Health Board, and Palmerston North.

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