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Kaiwhakaako | Nurse Educator | NESP

Mō te tūnga | About the role

This part-time 0.5 FTE Nurse Educator position will primarily coordinate the delivery of NESP education courses. This role will act as a liaison with the NESP preceptors and clinical team members to coordinate the education of our NESP nurses in practice. As a person who lives and breathes Te Ao Māori, there will be a huge focus on growing and developing our Māori nursing workforce; and an opportunity to deliver monthly wānanga sessions that will highlight integral aspects and values of Te Ao Māori along with the importance of partnership in culturally inclusive healthcare.

Pehea | About You

You will be an experienced registered nurse who is invested in and committed to the continual development of others, with a particular passion in sharing your lived experiences within Te Ao Māori and a clinical environment. You will further bring with you an aptitude for innovation and a desire to work in a collaborative manner within a multidisciplinary setting.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience:

  • Registered with NCNZ including scope to practice in Mental Health and a current APC
  • Currently possess or working towards a post graduate qualification in nursing or education
  • A deep understanding of Te Ao Māori me ōna tikanga
  • Knowledge, pronunciation and use of te reo Māori beneficial
  • Experience in supporting nursing students or NESPs in clinical practice

Mō mātou | About Us

Specialist Mental Health Services are an interdisciplinary team that forms part of the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB). We are committed to working and partnering with tāngata whaiora and their whānau. Constantly striving to work within our philosophy; we develop therapeutic, supportive and empowering relationships with our consumers, enabling them to achieve their personal goals and aspirations.

Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Please submit your most recent resume along with a cover letter stating why you believe that you are the ideal candidate, highlighting your experience in working collectively with Māori to uphold the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.cdhbcareers.co.nz complete an application.

For a private and confidential chat about this role please contact Shannon Le Roux, Recruitment Partner on 027 839 5946 or Shannon.LeRoux@cdhb.health.nz

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now!


Health Disclaimer:

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom are likely vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is a higher risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19.