Registered Nurse - Counties Manukau

Whanau and Aiga is at the heart of strong communities, it is also at the heart of what we do. We are seeking registered nurses to join our South Auckland team in Mangere and Manurewa. You can work close to home in a designated area and we are open to applications from both full time and part time applicants. Been searching for a job where you can work with a diverse community and allow your clinical skills to truly make a difference? This is the team for you.

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

Our Nurses are a key part of our organisation conducting home visits and facilitating clinics performing checks to ensure pēpi are developing and growing and providing clinical advice which empowers our whānau to succeed and prosper in their journey raising tamariki.

South Auckland communities represent a wide range of demographics, therefore you won’t be short of variety in your working week. You will work in partnership with whānau/aiga to support and enhance parents, you will also assess growth and development of tamariki.

He kōrero mōu | About you

We’re interested in hearing from new graduates, established nurses and we also have our Return to Nursing Competency Assessment Programme for nurses who have not practiced recently.

The uniqueness of the whānau and aiga that we connect with is what makes our role interesting, you will be flexible in your approach, but always with a listening ear, manākitanga (support), ngākau (respect) and the ability to provide culturally safe care.

While the autonomy which comes with working on your own and home visiting will be attractive to you, your ability to work in collaboration with others will be the key to your success. Our team place our community at the centre of what we do, and you will share this value.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be a registered nurse
  • Hold or be able to obtain an Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Hold a full clean NZ Drivers Licence
  • Be committed to completing Post Graduate Certificate in Well Child Tamariki Ora

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

If you’re seeking to work for an organisation that values family, communities and people, join us at Whānau Āwhina Plunket. In line with our values, we believe in caring for our people, to support your wellbeing and ongoing professional growth, we offer:

  • Work close to home in a community based role
  • A predominantly Monday – Friday role, with some flexibility to work around you
  • Free car parking at all of our hubs
  • 'Well Health Day': the ability to use sick leave for a proactive planned health day
  • We'll pay for your Post-Graduate certificate
  • Career pathways for leaders, educators and head office positions

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply 

For further information, please contact Riteshni Kumar (Clinical Leader) or 027 281 6137. 

Applications close 26th March 2023. Please note, we will process applications as they are received.

Kotahi mano ngā rā hiki te oranga mo ngā whakatipuranga, i roto i ngā hapori

In the first 1000 days setting the path of wellness in our communities, for generations to come 

Whānau Āwhina Plunket is committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of pēpi, tamariki and their whānau/family. We have committed to adopting a pro-equity approach where we give life to the Treaty principles of tino rangatiratanga, partnership, active protection, equity and options in our mahi/work to ensure healthy tamariki, confident whānau and connected communities. This journey is creating exciting career opportunities - If you would like to contribute to the important mahi we do, nau mai, haere mai.


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Job no: BYAQ320871

Location: Counties Manukau , Auckland Region

Closing Date: Applications close 26th March 2023