Specialty Nurse Diabetes (Full time permanent)

Ngā Kākano Foundation (located in Te Puke and Murupara) is seeking a Nurse to work in the community. This role will be responsible for provision of community based diabetes management and education services to individuals and their whānau with diabetes related health issues.

This position will work from a variety of community locations including clinics, homes, Marae and Kōhanga Reo and will need knowledge of the communities they work in. The nature of these interventions is continuous rather than episodic, in a wellness model of health that aims to reduce inequalities of health.  The Diabetes Nurse will case manage clients in collaboration with the GP Practice and external agencies.  The role will also design and deliver IGT education courses, primarily to Māori clients and whānau.

These services must be delivered in a way that is complimentary with the tikanga and kawa of whānau, hapū and iwi.  Understanding of tikanga and te reo Māori would be an advantage. 

How to apply:

An application form and job description is below - please apply via the job seeker website https://www.seek.co.nz/job/39975831?cid=advfb&fbclid=IwAR0zCTNJh9VgNVUZOQCc3OJpzuHgZvKHuOHfQV62g0LA05E4BCfCdAkdzac

We welcome any questions or enquiries, please email mahi@ngakakano.org.nz or call Kirsty Maxwell-Crawford on 022 108 7511

Applications close on Tuesday 1 October