District Nurse | Westport

  • Casual role based in Westport
  • Registered Nurse with a current APC
  • Strong clinical skills along with a passion for a community focused, client centred restorative model of care.

Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many

What you’ll do with your time

  • Working seamlessly within an Interdisciplinary Team including District Nurses & Allied Health Professionals
  • Lead, develop & up skill other members in your team

In this community focused role you will be working with our clients in their homes to support them with any health needs that will enable them to have the choice to stay in their own home. You will have the opportunity to lead, influence and upskill this team alongside the other community nurse to work at the highest level.

This would be an excellent role for a level-headed nurse who has a passion for community focused nursing and who is wanting to make a step into a role where not only will you make a real difference in the community in Westport but be able to lead and up skill a wider team.  

This is a casual role with the possibility of becoming fixed term or permanent.

We are looking for someone with the following

  • Excellent clinical decision-making skills
  • High levels of computer & digital literacy
  • Able to think on your feet and be flexible as the requirements of the service change.

Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.

So are you ready to make a difference?

If you are someone who is keen to make a difference in a role that is varied, complex and meaningful then this is an opportunity not to be missed.  For more information please contact careers@westcoastdhb.health.nz

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 and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment

Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted

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Job no: WC242140

Location: Buller and Northern Areas

Closing Date: Apply Today!