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Public Health Nurse (VID: 6549)

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Location: 200 Broadway Avenue
Position Type: Nursing
Appointment Type:
Close Date: 29/01/2023
​As applications are received they will be reviewed and shortlisting may take place earlier than the advertised closing date. 
We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible so may withdraw the advert if the perfect candidate is found before the expiry date. Don’t delay applying if you think you’re the right fit to join the MidCentral team!
MidCentral requires ALL its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including the first booster vaccination). We will not accept applications that do not meet this criteria.
MidCentral actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

We are seeking highly motivated registered nurses to join our Public Health Nursing team. The positions are generic to cover the full roles and responsibilities of a public health nurse, improving wellbeing, promoting health, and preventing disease within the community.
The positions are as follows:

1. 1.6FTE Temporary:
  • 1FTE Parental Leave Cover, this will end on the 3rd October 2023 or sooner as indicated in the parental leave agreement
  • 0.6 FTE Temporary hours, this temporary contract will end 30th June 2025. 
2. 2.1FTE Permanent
  • 2.1 FTE

The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm. However, during any emergent event, and/or pandemic weekend and out of hours’ work is required. This will include evenings and weekends.
The Public health Service work is across the MidCentral and Whanganui regions.

MidCentral 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 Childrens 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 Childrens Act 2014 is available from the Ministry for Children (Oranga Tamariki) website.

Te Whatu Ora, Health New Zealand Te Pae Hauora o Ruahine o Tararua MidCentral (MidCentral) provides healthcare services to over 180,000 people across the Manawatū, Horowhenua and Tararua regions. With a large hospital campus at Palmerston North, it also provides key health care and support services to neighbouring communities.

For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442

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