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When you join one of the many Access teams across New Zealand you can enjoy being part of a diverse culture that celebrates individuality, independence, innovation and positive health and safety.


Current Vacancies

Whether you’re just starting out in the health industry, or you’re looking to further your career, you could find your place within Access's team of over 4,000 staff across New Zealand. Our teams work from regional support centres and in clients own homes and cover a diverse range of roles including support workers, registered and enrolled nurses, care coordinators, support worker coordinators,  administrators, trainers and managers. Check out our current vacancies below.

While we welcome expressions of interest, all applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand.

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Clinical Nurse Manager - Dunedin



Clinical Nurse Manager Purpose: To lead and manage the clinical aspects of the operation for the region, including day to day service delivery across multiple service contracts, the overall leadership and management of all clinical staff, oversight of the service provided to clients with complex care requirements, and clinical mentoring and coaching.

The Clinical Nurse Manager is also responsible for fostering and managing strong and positive relationships with funders and referrers in the region and for providing input into national projects and policy development.

Key Responsibilities

  • To recruit, manage and lead the community nurses and other registered health professionals in the region
  • To maintain oversight of the competency profile of the clinical workforce in the region and to conduct training needs analysis and resulting training plans for clinical staff in their team
  • To ensure optimum workflows and staff resource management in the region
  • To oversee all clinical systems, processes and requirements for the region to ensure compliance with Access policies, procedures and practices
  • To manage all complaints, exception reporting and incidents and accidents occurring in the clinical areas of the business
  • To lead clinical audit functions for the region
  • To proactively develop and maintain positive relationships with funders, referrers and other key stakeholders in the region
  • To provide support and contribute to all aspects of clinical governance within Access

Person Specifications:

  • Registered Nurse with current Annual Practising Certificate and extensive leadership experience
  • Community Nursing experience of not less than 2 years
  • InterRAI training preferred but not essential
  • Full driver’s licence
  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Excel and Word, and data manipulation and reporting experience
  • A strong and confident leader at a senior level
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience managing a business unit in a complex service delivery environment
  • Clinical staff assessment, mentoring and supervision experience
  • A highly organised individual with excellent time management skills
  • Embraces change and has demonstrated ability to implement clinical management and improvement initiatives through structured programmes and processes

For a copy of the role description email Colleen Coop, Southern Regional Manager, on or call 027 280 3941 for more information.

Applications close midday on the 28th of November 2019