Taranaki District Health Board, New Plymouth
1.0 FTE (80 hours per fortnight)
Permanent Position

  • Are you a dynamic nursing leader?
  • Are you seeking a senior nursing leadership role supporting change in an adaptive healthcare environment?
  • New Plymouth was named the most liveable city, for a population between 75,000-150,000, by the International Awards for Liveable Communities

Why Taranaki?
Taranaki boasts some of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landscapes like Mt Taranaki and many adventure activities. The rugged and wild coastline is home to more than 12 world-class surf breaks. Taranaki is a place where you can ski and surf in the same day.  For a more relaxing experience, there are many walks (bush, coastal or mountain) as well as   art trails, festivals and award-winning museums and galleries and a thriving café culture.  Click here to read more information about Taranaki.

The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation operating in the exciting, changing Health sector. To hear more about our culture view the video on our careers page.

You will be offered the opportunity to:

  • To provide leadership and direction for the staff within the department
  • To ensure optimum service delivery, and efficient and effective use of resources
  • To ensure delivery of effective and efficient patient care and customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • To build an effective and integrated service by developing and promoting a team culture that fosters collaborative working relationships
  • Strive to eliminate health inequalities and achieve health equity for the Taranaki population

To be successful it is important that you have:

  • New Zealand Nursing Council Registration and a current Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Relevant Post Graduate qualification, Post Graduate Diploma desired
  • Minimum five years experience post registration in a clinical position
  • Quality Improvement knowledge
  • Ability to lead projects
  • Knowledge of the implications of Treaty of Waitangi with a commitment to bi-culturalism
  • Ability to work in a complex changing environment and able to juggle multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team
  • PDRP Expert or Senior nurse preferred

Please click here to view the position description.

For further information please contact Jackie Sewell via email Jackie.Sewell@tdhb.org.nz.

Applications close 15 May 2022

Closing Date for Applications: 15 May 2022