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Registered Nurse



  • NZ Registered Nurse with experience or special interest in neonates
  • Committed to working in partnership with families and whanau
  • Join our small, supportive team
  • Temporary position covering parental leave until 4 October 2021

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

We have a temporary position, covering parental leave, available in our Special Care Baby Unit at Nelson Hospital working 64 hours per fortnight (0.8FTE - negotiable), across rostered and rotating shifts. We are a secondary level neonatal unit, with capacity for up to 10 cots, using a family integrated model of care.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be a NZ registered nurse with a current APC and will be flexible and adaptable to accommodate our variable workload and acuity. We are seeking someone with a commitment to quality and safe care which seeks to improve the health outcomes for neonates and their whānau. Experience with neonates is preferred, but we can also provide training if you have a special interest.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)


Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274.

For role specific information please contact Jan Kirk, Charge Nurse Manager – SCBU, at jan.kirk@nmdhb.govt.nz.

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form via our careers site



Applications close: Thursday 12th November

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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