Nursing and Midwifery
Rewarding career - fantastic location - you belong here!
Whether you are investigating nursing or
midwifery, a New Graduate or are
seeking a new direction, then the Bay of Plenty is for you!
Director of Nursing
Julie Robinson, the Director of Nursing, works in conjunction
with the Nursing Leadership Team to ensure nursing contributes to
positive patient outcomes for the Bay of Plenty District Health
Nursing has identified the following strategic priorities 2008 -
- Safe and effective patient journeys
- Strong confident nursing workforce
- Dynamic sustainable leadership
- Responsible stewardship of resources
Please click here to view the current nursing strategy
Margret Norris, Midwife Leader, works collaboratively with all
midwives, employed and self employed to provide a safe and
effective maternity journey, without prejudice improving outcomes
and reducing inequalities for the women in the Bay of Plenty
District Health Board region.
Midwifery has identified Strategic Priorities for 2009-2012
- Safe and effective maternity journey for the woman and her
- A confident midwifery workforce.
- Dynamic sustainable leadership.
- Responsible stewardship of resources.
Please click here to view the current midwifery
Benefits of Nursing at BOPDHB
Apart from the fact that no two days are ever the same for a
nurse, no two careers in nursing are the same either! You may want
to spend your time looking after patients recovering from major
surgery or trauma in the intensive care unit, or work in rural
community health centre or look after mothers and their newborn
babies. These are just a few of the options available to you at
Our comprehensive employment options and benefits will provide
you with the resources and support you need to succeed.
So you're considering a career opportunity at the Bay of Plenty
District Health Board. Fantastic!
There is a choice of Full-time, Part-time, Pool or Casual
nursing positions available and a commitment to Safe Staffing &
- Permanent or Casual contracts with shift penalties (wherever
applicable shifts worked)
- Access to variable contracted days worked
- Paid orientation and supernumerary time on ward /
- Fortnightly pay
- DHB Multi Employer Collective Agreement
- Paid annual leave and public holiday pay
- Paid sick leave (Up to 10 days pro rata)
- Paid study day opportunities (for full-time nurses, pro-rata
for part-time nurses)
- Long service leave
- Support for new graduates, post graduates or those returning to
nursing in all areas. Support and Mentorship Programs
- Our New Zealand Nursing Council accredited
professional development and recognition programme (PDRP), is a
system that gives nurses high quality feedback through the annual
appraisal and portfolio update. Your participation in it covers annual practising certificate requirements.
There are a number of leading resources available to our
- Continuing Education Opportunities
- Evidence Based Nursing
- Extensive Specialised Allied Health Services Available
- Wintec Polytechnic, Auckland University & other
Postgraduate study opportunities
- BOPDHB nurses can access scholarships and funding for attending
external study days, seminars, conferences, and workshops
- Expert clinical and management leaders
- Excellent team work
- Staff Benefits - As a BOPDHB staff member you can obtain
discounts and or special offers, with the following participating
You will need to arrange indemnity insurance which covers you
for claims related to your profession.
December 23, 2015