Clinical Educator - Nursing

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 08 Apr 2024

Clinical Educator l Senior Clinical Educator - Nursing 

Faculty of Health | Te Kaupeka Oranga

University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wananga of Waitaha

Located in Christchurch, New Zealand | Aotearoa 

  • Part-time 18.75 hours per week (0.5 FTE)
  • Two-year fixed term position
  • Generous annual leave provisions and professional development opportunities
  • Four positions available
  • These 0.5FTE roles involve flexible hours across the week, including some Saturdays, working as a member of a team. 

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!

He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Pūkenga / Pūkenga Matua / Ahorangi Tuarua? Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei. 

Āu Mahi | What You Will Do

Our Nursing Team within Te Kaupeka Oranga | the Faculty of Health are looking for new colleagues to join us within our exciting nursing programmes.  Our nursing programmes include our pre-registration Master of Health Sciences (Nursing) and we are developing our postgraduate nursing portfolio. Our team will be working with the Assessment and Simulation Centre team at Nurse Maude.

Clinical Educators will work closely with the Nursing Clinical Co-ordinator and as a member of the wider nursing academic team, to facilitate quality learning across a range of practice settings. They will also be part of a team delivering orientation and preparation for internationally qualified nurses seeking New Zealand registration. Clinical educators may participate in course development and assessment. 

Mōu| Who You Are

The successful candidate will be a New Zealand registered nurse with at least three years' experience. You will have advanced clinical assessment skills and recent clinical practice.  You will also be able to connect this with a strong understanding of bicultural confidence and competence. 

Applicants will need to demonstrate the following characteristics: 

  • At least three years experience as a registered nurse in New Zealand
  • Advanced clinical assessment skills and recent clinical practice
  • A commitment to high quality clinical learning and teaching
  • Flexibility and proven experience as an excellent team player
  • Competence in computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • An interest in contributing to and participating in research projects and other innovations
  • Active commitment to upholding the values, tikanga (protocols and processes), kawa (rules) of cultural practice and traditions as guided by mana whenua, Ngāi Tūāhuriri, and valuing te reo Māori. 

Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With

Te Kaupeka Oranga | Faculty of Health offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and research activities that respond to the dynamic nature of the health and sport sectors and their workforce. We offer undergraduate programmes in Sport, Health Sciences and Social Work as well as postgraduate programmes in Counselling, and Child and Family Psychology, Nursing, Health Leadership as well as various population health and clinical endorsements within the Postgraduate Diploma and Master of Health Sciences. For more information on our Faculty please visit us at Te Kaupeka Oranga | Faculty of Health  

The Faculty offers exciting research and teaching opportunities through its new home, the Rehua building, located in the heart of UC's Ilam Campus with modern digital technologies and innovative learning and social spaces. UC is also a partner in Manawa, the health research and education facility in Christchurch's Te Papa Hauora/Health Precinct ; bringing together health researchers and doctoral students to collaborate and innovate alongside Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) clinical and research staff.

For information on our team and qualifications, click on the links to, the Faculty of Health and Postgraduate qualifications in Health Sciences and Master of Health Sciences (Nursing).

Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.

Our values are manaakitanga, whanaungatanga and tiakitanga at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha and these uara (values) guide our decisions and behaviour. Our values provide a roadmap for how we do things, affirming our commitment to the oranga (health, safety and wellbeing) of our students through mana-enhancing pastoral care and support. Ngā Uara (our values) challenge and inspire us to be the best we can be. They make UC a great place to work and study.

What we offer
The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through:

  • relocation support
  • a unique bequest funded endowment (Erskine fund) that supports an extensive visiting Fellowship programme
  • widely accessible sabbatical provision
  • University and Faculty scholarship support for graduate students
  • generous annual leave provisions
  • flexible working arrangements
  • supportive working environment
  • professional development and study opportunities
  • living in revitalised Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand
  • a unique working environment in a beautiful campus with access to UC facilities such as the recreation centre and Staff club at discounted rates plus onsite cafés and eateries, and more.

The salary range for this position is: Clinical Educator ($94,818 to $105,047) or Senior Clinical Educator ($108,143 to $128,161). 

For more information on our Benefits, please visit https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus/benefits/

The closing date for this position is: 8th April 2024 (Midnight NZ time) 

Please note, applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews may take place before the close date. 

Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply

Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include the following:

  • a cover letter which includes a 2-3 page statement outlining your research interests and goals and teaching philosophy (combined)
  • a Resume which includes a list of relevant research publications (combined). 

We do not accept applications by email, however, we are happy to answer any queries at [email protected]  

For further information specifically about the role, please contact our Executive Dean: [email protected]  


Job Details
Reference # 19635
Posted on 08 Mar 2024
Closes on 08 Apr 2024 23:55
Location(s) Christchurch
Expertise Health
Job level(s) Academic, Experienced
Work type(s) Fixed term part-time
More details (document)
Position description 1 Clinical Educator Nursing PD 2024 0.5FTE.pdf
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