Nurse Entry to Practice (NETP) and Nurse Entry to Specialist Practice (NESP) Programme

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board warmly welcomes nursing graduates to apply for the Nursing Entry to Practice Programme (NETP) and Nurse Entry to Specialist Practice (NESP) via the ACE Nursing Website.

New Zealand's Nursing Entry to Practice Programme (NETP) enables nursing graduates to begin their careers well-supported, safe, skilled and confident in their clinical practice, equipped for further learning and professional development, meeting the needs of health and disability support service users and employers. NETP builds a sustainable pathway for the New Zealand registered nurse workforce into the future.

Nursing Graduates August 2019 intake

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board warmly welcome nursing graduates to apply for the NETP/NESP programmes via the ACE Nursing Website.

ACE Nursing Website

At this site you will be able to apply online and access comprehensive information to help you through the application process.

Please click here for: ACE Nursing Website

ACE Nursing Eligibility Criteria

Please click here for: ACE Eligibility Criteria

HBDHB Placements

At HBDHB, the clinical areas you will be working with experienced, educated and qualified nurses who will support you in your first year of practice. Hawke’s Bay offers a structured 12 month programme on a fixed term contract. The next intake will commence August 2019 and will employ approximately 19 graduates for the NETP programme. Potential positions may be offered within:

  • Medical wards
  • Surgical wards
  • Acute Assessment Unit (short stay assessment) 
  • Assessment, Treatment & Rehabilitation
  • Intensive Care
  • Perioperative (post-anaesthetic care unit)
  • Rural primary health care
  • Age Residential Care

Recruitment Assessment Centres

Assessment centres is a recruitment process which includes NETP applications to HBDHB and partnering organisations.

Previous NETP participant numbers within the Hawke’s Bay region

 

Jan 2016

Sept 2016

Jan 2017

Sept 2017

Jan 2018

Sept 2018

Jan 2019

NETP

Placements

 

26

 

17

 

26

 

17

 

29

 

20

 

25

Contact Details

For further information regarding the NEtP programme please contact:
Sally Houliston
Nurse Consultant Workforce Development
Ph 06 878 1617 (DDI)
Email: NEtP@hbdhb.govt.nz