Programme Manager, School Based Health Services

Fixed Term until Dec 2020

Part time 0.5FTE (20 hours a week)


We are looking for a Programme Manager for the School Based Health Services (SBHS) to join our Youth Health Services team.

The Programme Manager is a key liaison point between different stakeholders, responsible for managing quality improvement processes, programme reporting requirements and implementing the SBHS strategic direction.

SBHS delivers youth appropriate primary health care to young people in schools through identifying unmet needs and providing a broad range of primary healthcare services for a population of young people with higher needs, risk and complexities.


We seek an experienced registered nurse with a minimum of five years experience and a current practicing certificate. The candidate will ideally have senior management experience, including managing staff and a passion for improving the health outcomes for young people.  Experience as a school nurse would be preferred.


You will have exceptional administrative and organisational skills, be proactive, friendly and be able to relate to people and stakeholders in a primary health care/community-based health setting with a passion for improving the health outcomes for students in high schools, Māori, Pacific and other high heeds populations. You will have high computer literacy skills including in the use of Medtech and MS Office Suite with strong excel experience as well as excellent written and communication skills.

About Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST

Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is a Non Government Organisation (NG) & Not for Profit Charitable Trust with Maori provider status committed to providing quality health services to our community for over 25 years.   We are passionate about improving health and social outcomes, through free, innovative primary care and community services with a focus on Maori, Pacific, tamariki, rangatahi, whanau and other high needs populations.  


Benefits of working for Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST:


Able to make a positive difference to children, young people, whānau and communities
Ongoing support for training and professional development
Professional supervision
Full orientation and induction
Friendly and welcoming atmosphere
Passionate and dedicated team
Social Club


Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is committed to eliminating barriers to employment and seeks to employ the most appropriate person regardless of sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, ethnic or national origin, race, colour, family or marital status, religious or ethical belief, economic background, employment status, political opinion, or disability. All recruitment and staff appointments will be in accordance with equal employment principles.  


If you think this is the role for you, please forward your CV and cover letter to  to reach us no later than 5pm, Tuesday 11 February 2020.