Mātangi Tapuhi | Nurse Practitioner (1534) Kelburn, Wellington Central, New Zealand

  • Salary range: $114,428 - $152,141 per annum
  • Are you experienced in triaging and assessment of acute needs?
  • Do you hold a current Annual Practising Certificate within the scope of Nurse Practitioner?

Mō Te Herenga Waka - About Our University

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is a global-civic university with our marae at our heart. This iho draws off our heritage and is further defined by our tūrangawaewae, in particular Wellington, Aotearoa, and the Asia-Pacific, all of which are expressed in our position as Aotearoa New Zealand's globally ranked capital city university.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the role

Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington is currently recruiting a Mātangi Tapuhi - Nurse Practitioner to join the Mauri Ora - Student Health and Counselling team on a permanent, part-time basis. This is a clinical role, working with our awesome team of General Practitioners, Practice Nurses, and support staff to contribute to the delivery of effective quality primary care to Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington students in a challenging and yet very rewarding environment. You will also work closely with Student Counselling, Health Improvement Practitioners, the Health Coach, and other student support teams.

Ō pūmanawa - About you

Key Requirements:

  • A current Annual Practising Certificate within the scope of Nurse Practitioner.
  • Broad experience in a primary health care setting.
  • Experience in triaging and assessment of acute needs.
  • Experience in sexual health and contraception would be an advantage.
  • Empathy and interest in working with a diverse student population.
  • Experience and interest in working in Māori and Pasifika health an advantage.
  • A genuine interest in younger people's health care needs.
  • Familiarity and competence using Primary Care Medical Records Software (Indici).
  • Evidence of satisfactory current medical indemnity (NZNO or equivalent cover).
  • A current CPR certificate.

Ētahi kōrero hai āwhina i a koe - Why you should join our team

We offer excellent working conditions where professional development opportunities are actively encouraged and paid for. This is an amazing opportunity to work Monday to Friday between 08:00 to 18:30 (no shift work) and is paid very competitively.

We provide wide-ranging MDT primary health care to the University student community of 22,000. We are part of the Tū Ora Compass Primary Healthcare Network and around 9,000 of our students are enrolled patients. We also work with a diverse group of 2,500 international students. Never a dull moment in this vibrant community.

This role requires safety checking through the police vetting system under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

Role Description

Close Date for Vacancy: 09 August 2024. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and we may progress with suitable applicants prior to the application closing date. We can only consider applicants who are citizens or residents of New Zealand or Australia or on a current working visa.

Contact Details for Vacancy: If you have any questions regarding this role, please get in touch with Dr Gill Mark (gill.mark@vuw.ac.nz). But applicants should follow all steps listed below. 

Important - Application Steps and information

Download and complete the University Application Form, please include the position title and reference number (Mātangi Tapuhi - Nurse Practitioner, #1534). Then, please combine your cover letter, CV, and the University Application Form into a single file (preferably in pdf format). Click Apply and follow the process to enter your contact details and attach your combined file (CV, cover letter and the University application form) using the “CV/Resume” button.

If you are unable to combine your documents or have further supporting documents, please email these to erecruit@vuw.ac.nz stating the reference number and position title from the advert in the subject line.