Clinical Nurse Specialist - Diabetes Centre

  • 0.4 FTE (16 hours) permanent part-time position.

  • Senior nurse (Expert PDRP level) with a current NZ practicing certificate.

  • Holds or working towards a post-graduate diploma. 

Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Are you a Senior Registered Nurse looking for a new Specialised Challenge? This is an exciting opportunity for someone who would like a part time position as a Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist!

This exciting and challenging role will capitalise on your passion for education as well as your ability to enthuse your patients and motivate real behaviour change.

The Role: Where you fit in

  • As the Clinical Nurse Specialist in Diabetes – you will be recognised internationally as an expert practitioner
  • With your in-depth knowledge of diabetes,  you will expand the boundaries of nursing practice & the implementation of evidence based practice & clinical research
  • Provide expert nursing knowledge for patient-care
  • Leadership role through patient-care delivery
  • Collaborating with patients & multidisciplinary team for care plans
  • Clinical research, recording & analysis

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity. 

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Apply online, or contact us on

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 235336

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 20 January 2019