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Associate Charge Nurse Manager - IOC

Associate Charge Nurse Manager – Integrated Operations Centre

Southland Hospital  

Salary Band – $97,000 - $107,000 p.a. pro-rata + Kiwisaver + car park


  • Join the team and keep patients and resources flowing smoothly!
  • Career progression opportunity
  • Permanent position (1.0FTE – 40 hours per week)
  • Monday – Friday (8.00am – 4.30pm)



Mō te tūranga | About the role

Our newly created Integrated Operations Centre is the “Air Traffic Control” of our hospital.  It is a dynamic 24/7 centre tasked with assisting with a range of responsibilities including complex discharge planning, patient flow, supporting and ensuring safe resourcing across all clinical areas of the hospital.  This is the team that keeps things flowing and deployed resource nurses to support clinical units!


As Associate Charge Nurse Manager you will be working alongside the Charge Duty Manager and other Duty Managers to provide clinical leadership, manage day to day functioning of the Clinical Team Coordinators and Resource teams and provide access for staff education to ensure delivery of safe, patient focused care across the hospital.


Mōu ake | About you

If you are keen to join the team that makes things flow, we’re looking for a registered nurse with strong clinical leadership skills.  You will also have:

  • A current New Zealand Registration and APC.
  • A current Portfolio (PDRP or equivalent).
  • Strong communication skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing development of nursing skills
  • The ability to work as part of team in a collaborative manner


Painga | Benefits

  • Affordable housing and beautiful scenery
  • Continuous support for ongoing career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail discounts



Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Utu whānui | Salary range

This role belongs to the DHB/NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between Designated Senior Nurse Salary Scale Grade 4 Step 1 ($97,699 p.a. pro-rata) and Step 3 ($107,341 p.a. pro-rata).

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Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:   7 October 2022

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:  

For further information please contact Diane Wilson, Recruitment Advisor,


If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • COVID-19 vaccination

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