McHugh - Aged Care Educator - New Plymouth, New Zealand

Meg McHugh

New Plymouth, New Zealand


Aged Care Educator


As a Registered Nurse, Manager and now trainer I firmly believe that to have good, well trained staff around you, you need to begin with the basics. Then you build on this to ensure staff feel supported and empowered to make decisions and to challeng

Work History


Avatar Institute of Learning

From April 2013

Providing Level 3 National Certificates in Care- Core Competencies and Residential.
We have applied to Nursing Council to provide the CAP course. Awaiting outcomes.

RN & Care Services Manager

Maida Vale Retirement Village

October 2012 - April 2013

Updated skills on the floor nursing- worked Ams, Pms and Night shift.
Attended Training in numerous areas.

Nurse Manager

Metlifecare Ltd

May 2009 - October 2012

Day to day running of the Village alongside the Village Manager- I oversaw all care related issues.
Employment and disciplinary of staff.
Budget setting, control and implementation
Working alongside the Kitchen Manager and the Home care team Nurse

Regulation Inspector of Care Facilities

Commision of Social Care Inspection

August 2003 - November 2006

Auditing of Care Facilities on caseload around the Surrey area of the UK. Visiting sites in announced and unannounced inspections, buiding relationships with owners & managers and promoting advocacy of those in care. Report writing, liaising with the Multi Disciplinary team, complaint investigation and joint taskforce with Social Services for Protection of Vulernable Adults investigations.

Qualifications & Certifications

National Certificate in Adult Education and teaching

Open Polytech

Diploma in Nursing (General, Psychiatric & Community) and Midwifrey

Greys Hospital

Kloof High School, South Africa

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