Associate Clinical Nurse Manager -Te Whare Ahuru

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Ūpoko me Te Karu o Te Ika 

  • Location: Hutt Valley DHB Campus Te Whare Ahuru
  • Contract: Permanent, full time
  • Shift type: Rostered & rotating, morning and afternoon
  • Salary: MECA Grade 4 Step 1-3

The Associate Clinical Nurse Manager is a supportive role to the Clinical Nurse Manager with responsibility for the day-to-day clinical coordination of the team to ensure the provision of high quality health care for the patients in Te Whare Ahuru. 

This position enables an effective practice environment through providing clinical and professional nursing leadership, coaching and monitoring standards of practice. The role requires the use of expert knowledge and skill in the management of patients providing direct patient care as required. 

The ACNM also has ongoing delegated responsibility for aspects of the CNM role.


  • Provide professional nursing leadership to the team
  • Ensures effective and efficient patient care delivery
  • Effectively manages staff, systems and resources
  • Enhances interprofessional healthcare and provision of quality services
  • Advances nursing practice through research & scholarship

Skills Required:

  • RN Practising Certificate
  • Post Graduate qualification
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the NZ health system, the DHB environment, systems and processes
  • Knowledge of the trends and emerging issues for the nursing profession.
  • Expert computer skills
  • Development of policies, audits, protocols and guidelines


  • At least 3-4 years’ experience as an RN
  • Recent experience in leading quality improvement initiatives

About our organisation:

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. 

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. 

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.

How to apply:

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. 

Applications close on Friday 13 December, 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number NM228-19 and job title in the subject line.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: NM228-19

Location: Hutt Valley

Closing Date: Friday 13 December, 2019