Registered Youth Health Nurse

School Based Health Services

Alternative Education West

0.8 FTE


Are you passionate about youth health? Are you motivated by improving health outcomes, increasing access to services and reducing inequalities for young people and their families?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse with experience in primary care/community based health services to work within alternative education settings and potentially our youth health clinics.

We seek a Registered Nurse with a minimum of five years experience and a current practising certificate.   The candidate ideally will have, or be working towards, a postgraduate diploma in youth health; will be competent in the use of Medtech, MS Office Suite as well as excellent written and communication skills.  Success in this role requires an appreciation and understanding of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and a commitment to improving outcomes for young people and their families.  Previous experience working with Maori & Pasifika youth and communities is an advantage.

About Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST

Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST is a Non Government Organisation (NGO) based in Henderson committed to providing effective and efficient health services to the community. We are passionate about improving the health outcomes for our communities and provide innovative community and primary health services across the Auckland region with a focus on Maori, Pacific, tamariki, rangatahi, whᾱnau and other high needs populations. 

Benefits of working for Te Puna Manawa HealthWEST:

  • 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 today.

For a Job Description please click here.

Closing date: Monday 1 February 2021 or until the position is filled.  Please note that the position may be appointed prior to the closing date if a suitable applicant is found.