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Union Educator Full Time – Central Region

NZNO, New Zealand’s largest health sector union and the professional body for nurses, is seeking applications for a full time (40 hours per week) Union Educator position, which could be based in either our Palmerston North or Wellington office. This position facilitates delegate and member education and training for our members in Wellington, Palmerston North, Hawkes Bay and New Plymouth.

The primary responsibilities of this position are planning, researching, developing and delivering education on employment relations issues and advocacy, union organising and political activism to NZNO delegates, staff and members across Palmerston North, Hawkes Bay and Wellington regions.

The ideal candidate would have experience and/or qualifications in adult education, excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills, sound research abilities and a commitment to union and community activism. A nursing or health background, or some knowledge of the health sector, would be a real advantage. Key attributes for success in this role include positivity, resilience, energy and the ability to continually reflect on and improve your own performance.

If you can add to these things good basic IT skills and an understanding of and commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, we’d love to hear from you. We offer competitive remuneration and a stimulating and supportive work environment.

A full position description is available from Emma Selcraig with whom applications (please incluce CV and covering letter) close at 5pm on Monday 30 January 2017.

NZ Nurses Organisation
PO Box 1084
Dunedin 9054
Telephone 03 474 6498