Plunket Nurse - Bay of Plenty


  • Passionate about improving health outcomes for children?

  • Are you a Registered Nurse or a Well Child trained Nurse? 

Plunket Nurses have a special place in our community and hearts and you could be the person we are looking for to join the Plunket family! It’s exciting times as we breathe life into a new vision and embark on a strategic journey over the next five years aimed at achieving generational change and really making a difference to the lives of New Zealand children, families and whanau.  We believe that in the first 1000 days of a child’s life, we can make the difference of a lifetime - who wouldn’t want to be part of that? 

As New Zealand's largest provider of support services for the development, health and wellbeing of children under the age of five, we have a trusted and respected brand. Plunket people are passionate about what they do and have a shared desire to make a difference. We’re embarking on an exciting transformation and you could help shape it.

You’ll play a vital part in assessing baby’s development at key stages, promoting health and education for children up to five years of age, and supporting care-givers to develop their parenting skills.  You’ll manage a client portfolio and will enjoy building relationships with whanau and families.

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic Registered Nurse to work on a permanent basis (0.7 FTE) to provide client services within the Western Bay of Plenty. If you feel you are up to the challenge then we want to hear from you! To be successful in this position, you will be:

  • A Registered Nurse

  • Committed to undertaking a one year postgraduate certificate programme in Well Child Health

  • Committed to practising in a manner that reflects the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi

  • An excellent communicator and fluent in written and spoken English

  • Able to build and maintain strong relationships within the community, clients and Plunket Staff

  • Have a full New Zealand driver's licence  

  • A New Zealand citizen or permanent resident

  • Experienced working with families from diverse cultural and socio economic backgrounds 

We offer a supportive working environment, supervision, training and professional development opportunities.

To view the position description or to apply for this role please refer to www.plunket.org.nz/careersApplications must be made online.  For further information please contact Sandra Shanly Clinical Leader phone 0272902647. 

Applications close Monday 23 September 2019.

Permanent Part Time

Job no: IGAK919890

Location: Bay of Plenty

Closing Date: Applications Close Monday 23 September 2019