Nurse Coordinator – Postgraduate Nursing Education

Permanent/Full Time

Are you an experienced nurse with a passion for education? Support others to reach their potential and apply now!

About Us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Working for the Canterbury District Health Board – working for the Community. At its core, our vision is dependent on achieving a truly collaborative, ‘whole of system’ approach where everyone in the health system works together to do the right thing for the patient and the right thing for the system and our community as a whole.

About the Role

  • Nurse Coordinator – Postgraduate Nursing Education
  • Permanent Fulltime – Flexible working hours Mon – Fri based at our Corporate Office
  • Reporting to the Nurse Manager – Nursing Workforce Development
  • Adhere to guidelines of Cultural Safety and the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Coordinate the delivery of Health Workforce New Zealand Nursing Contract for postgraduate education
  • Coordinate the application and funding support for graduate education and the credit utilisation

Skills & Experience

  • Senior Registered Nurse with current practising certificate
  • A post graduate nursing qualification and a certificate in adult learning or equivalent
  • An understanding of legal, policy and regulatory environment for nursing including Nursing council key documents such as Nurse Practitioner and Expanded Practice, NZQA, framework and HWNZ funding policy
  • Whakawhanaungatanga (ability to forge and foster relationships)
  • Whakamanaakitanga (ability to treat others with respect, encouragement and support)
  • Whakakotahitanga (ability to work in your role and actively participate and align this to our organisational values and goals)

Our Culture

  • Care and respect for others. Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.
  • Integrity in all we do. Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.
  • Responsibility for outcomes. Te Takohanga i ngā hua.​


  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You.
  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes.

If this role is something that sounds exciting to you, please apply now!

E koekoe te tūi, e ketekete te kākā, e kūkū te kereru!

It takes all people!

How to Apply

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Karli Te Aotonga, Recruitment Specialist – Nursing, Phone: (03) 3377923 or email

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at to complete an application.

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 29 October 2017

Apply Now Position description

Job no: 232624