At Waitemata we have a values-based culture and we continually strive to be better. This is captured in one of our DHB values 'better, best, brilliant.'

To support you and your team, we put your development as one of our priorities. We have a range of options for you, both scheduled courses and those tailored to your specific needs. Our courses range from those focusing on productivity to coaching and communication skills to leader and team development.

We can:

  • design and deliver courses tailored to meet your team's needs
  • facilitate team discussions focusing on working across boundaries, planning, or how to work more effectively as a team
  • cConsult with you to identify your learning needs
  • support you to evaluate on-going learning back in your workplace
  • provide coaching and mentoring to assist you to work more effectively as a team
  • provide you a range of online resources for you to access at any time

Manager and leader programmes you can enrol in

See Education & Learning > Courses for course outlines

Short courses for managers (2-4 hours)

  • Promoting healthy working relationships by preventing bullying and harassment
  • Conducting behavioural interviews
  • Managing culturally diverse teams - a CALD course
  • Everyday coaching - an introduction to holding coaching conversations
  • Improving and managing leave
  • Leading our values
  • Performance fundamentals

Other short courses you might be interested in

  • Affirming sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Career and salary progression (CASP) – for staff on the Allied, Public Health and Technical Multi-Employer Collective Agreement
  • Delivering on-the-job training
  • Introduction to Māori pronunciation
  • Personal efficiency programme
  • Presenting with impact
  • Speed reading
  • Māori cultural perspectives - Te Pumaomao
  • Write clearly

Programmes you may apply to do

  • Aspiring managers – for those who are in second-in-charge roles or for leaders who are considering moving into a manager’s role.  To enquire please contact

  • Management foundations – for new frontline managers.  To enquire please contact

  • Leading quality care – for charge nurse managers. Please discuss with your HOD nursing