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Youth Health Nurse

$30 - $35

Job description

About the opportunity

Our client has a fantastic opportunity for a Nurse with a background in youth health to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the youth of Whangarei.

*Part-time - 20 hours p/week with potential for 30 hours in the future

Role description:

As the Youth Health Nurse you will provide comprehensive health care for young people and actively seek to improve access to health services for young people in the Whangarei District. You will provide quality nursing assessment, intervention, health education and or referral for clients. You will also develop and support initiatives and partnerships that will enhance health outcomes for young people.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering appropriate youth-friendly health advice, treatment and support
  • Working across services and facilities, schools and families to improve health and well-being outcomes for young people
  • Developing and delivering wellness programmes

This role will suit someone with the following background / experience / qualities:

  • NZ registered nurse with a current practising certificate
  • 2 years post-registration experience (desirable, but not essential)
  • An appropriate postgraduate qualification or working towards a post-graduate qualification
  • Experience in acute care
  • Current full driver's licence and current CPR certificate
  • Effective written communication skills – able to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports
  • Competent computer skills
  • Sexual health skills/training (desirable)
  • Recent HEEADSSS training and/or experience (desirable)
  • Medtech experience (desirable)
  • Alcohol and drug/youth mental health training (desirable)

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 whanau.

About the company:

Our client opened in 2014 in response to a need identified by Whangarei young people and the wider community, for a safe, welcoming youth-focused space. The aim was to provide a place of belonging, easy access to support, development opportunities, and youth-specific health services. Today, it is a vibrant Youth One Stop Shop for youth aged 12-24. In the last year they have provided over 3000 Youth with Health and Youth Development support, including mentoring, leadership development and employment pathways. 

What will they offer:

  • Remuneration package aligned with primary health care MECA
  • Be part of an easy-going and friendly team
  • Varied and interesting work
  • Work closely with the community and make a positive impact

To find out more:

If you are interested in finding out more about the role please apply via the link below or email us at

Apply now
15 Johnston Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Phone : 0800 763 675 Company Profile Website :