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Registered Nurse - Whangarei

Whangarei, New Zealand

Reference: 5727136

  • Stunning retirement village setting
  • Permanent Full time role in aged care
  • Excellent hourly rates plus allowances
  • Certainty of hours through fixed PM shifts
  • Great work-life balance

We are seeking a vibrant and passionate Registered Nurse to join our friendly team at Selwyn Park Village (Hospital & Resthome level care) Whangarei.

We currently have the following permanent full time vacancy available working the following Fortnightly fixed PM shifts = 64 hours / Fortnight

Week 1: Monday to Wednesday 1445-2315

Week 2: Monday to Wednesday 1445-2315 and Saturday & Sunday 1445-2315

There will be opportunities to pick up additional shifts if desired.

About the role:

This role involves being a good leader and having effective problem-solving skills, as you will lead the clinical care provision within the care home. Reporting to the Care Manager, your strong communication and interpersonal skills will enable you to interact well with residents and family members of all backgrounds and to work with them on designing their individualised care plans. Reliable and trustworthy, you will pride yourself on your clinical expertise, compassion and respect for the person.

You MUST have a current and valid NZNC registration and APC. Current InterRAI training is also desirable.

Other requirements include:

  • Legal rights to live and work in New Zealand - we will support work visa applications if you are residing in NZ already, if required
  • Proven nursing experience in Aged Care is preferred.
  • Sound clinical knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal

In return, we offer excellent pay rates and a supportive and friendly team environment. Selwyn Park retirement village is set in stunning park-like grounds seven kilometers from Whangarei city centre, and is surrounded by grasslands with mature trees and a native bush backdrop.

About The Selwyn Foundation

The Selwyn Foundation is one of New Zealand's largest charitable providers of services to people aged over 65. Our charitable mission is to deliver quality services that are responsive to the ageing person and their family, ensuring that our charitable outreach supports those who are vulnerable or in need.

To do this, we believe that "to care for older people, you have to care about them" me matua aroha ki te tangata, hei manaaki tika i a ratou, and this ethos is reflected in our approach to the care and wellbeing of all who connect with us - known as The Selwyn Way.

We have been serving older people for over 65 years with our services focused on four key areas: charity, community, learning and villages.

If you are looking for your next opportunity and believe, you have the right skills and attributes to make a difference, then we would love to hear from you today!

Applications Close: 03 Dec 2021