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Enrolled Nurse - A.T&R / O.P.H

Enrolled Nurse

Older Persons Health, Dunedin Hospital

Salary Band – $60,000 - $73,000 p.a pro rata + Kiwisaver


  • Permanent, 32 hours per week, 0.8 FTE
  • Competitive salary + discounted health insurance


Mō te tūranga | About the role

Working in a dynamic and evolving interdisciplinary team within the services covering Older People’s Health Rehabilitation Services based at Dunedin Hospital.


This is an opportunity to develop your knowledge and expertise in older people’s health and rehabilitation for conditions that:

  • Require a period of rehabilitation.
  • An interdisciplinary approach and comprehensive assessment and treatment.
  • Multiple and /or chronic health conditions, disabilities, injury, strokes, fractures and declining function related to age and frailty.


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Mōu ake | About you

Ideally, you will:

  • New Zealand Enrolled Nurse with a current annual practicing certificate.
  • Nursing experience that includes working with stroke, orthopaedic, frail elderly and other neurological conditions.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of optimising patient outcomes,
  • Facilitate in effective rehabilitation,
  • A patient centred and evidence-based approach,


Painga | Benefits

We take pride in supporting our staff to grow as a nurse working in this specialty, so we run an ongoing support and professional development programme including regular team in-services, senior staff mentoring and a comprehensive competency-training framework, and access to course and conference funding.



  • Beautiful coastlines and a family-friendly community.
  • Continuous support for career development.
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance.
  • Access to staff fitness facilities and banking offers
  • Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).


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 expired NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between step 1 ($61,146 p.a) and Step 5 ($73,609 p.a pro rata) of the EN scale.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  7 April 2023

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

For further information please contact Ben Kingsbury, Recruitment Advisor at  

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: All conversations will be confidential in nature.


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)
  • New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption.

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