Nurse Specialist - Long Term Conditions Team Leader

Manaia Health PHO

Long Term Conditions Team Leader

Nurse Specialist

Fixed term 3 years

1.0 FTE

Long term conditions continue to be the leading cause of hospitalisations in NZ with Maori over represented in these admissions.

This is a strong focus area for Manaia and with the recently established Long Term Conditions Team Leader position to lead the education and health partnership to people with long term conditions in our community, we are able to offer significant dedicated support to Primary Care providers.

The role will have oversight of our Kia Ora Vision general practice based programme, and provide clinical and professional leadership expertise and support to primary healthcare providers ensuring competent and confident management of those with long term conditions.

 Skills essential for the positon are:

- Registered Nurse/Nurse Specialist

- Minimum of 2 years or equivalent working in the practice area of long term conditions

- Recent experience working in primary healthcare

- Skills and experience in adult teaching, coaching and or mentoring

- Excellent and proven interpersonal and relationship building skills

- Proficient in written communication, time management, Microsoft Office, and other general practice systems (ie Medtech, Dr Info etc)

- Must be familiar with models of nursing including Maori models of health.


We are looking for someone who shares our Manaia values of tika, pono and aroha, and who believes in and is passionate about supporting primary healthcare in our community.

You must have the legal right to work in NZ.

 Please download the Position Description on our website which includes more detail from below.


To apply for this positon: Please forward your covering letter, CV and completed employment application form to Juliet Espiner, P O Box 1878, Whangarei, or email


Applications close:

5pm 27th July 2018