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Enrolled Nurse - Children's Ward

Enrolled Nurse – Children’s Ward

Dunedin Hospital

Salary Band – $54,432 - $62,847 p.a. pro rata + Kiwisaver


  • A sought-after opportunity to join this multi-disciplinary team
  • 1 x Permanent position – 0.6FTE (24 hours per week) available


Here in Dunedin Hospital’s Children’s Ward, we are fortunate to have a modern and bright workspace with excellent facilities to ensure we provide the very best care for our young patients and their families/whanau.


Mō te tūranga | About the role

As an Enrolled Nurse on our Children’s Ward, you will be working as part of a friendly and supportive team on a multi-specialty ward. The ward caters for children in our region aged 0-15 years.


This is a varied role within a clinical environment, and as an exceptional team player you will need to be able to take instruction and direction from the nurses on the ward, whilst having a helpful and team focused approach towards making a difference to the children under our care.


This role will be placed on rostered shifts, 24/7.


Mōu ake | About you

To succeed in this role you will need to have:

  • Current registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council and a current APC, with the right to work in New Zealand
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused
  • Previous experience in a Paediatric setting would be very beneficial


Whether you are an experienced Paediatric Enrolled Nurse, or you see this as a long-awaited opportunity to gain paediatric nursing experience, if you believe you would add value to our service, we would be delighted to hear from you.


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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.


Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern region offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.


Utu whānui | Salary range

This role belongs to the NZNO Nursing & Midwifery Collective Agreement, Enrolled Nurse scale and falls between Step 1 ($54,432 p.a. pro rata) and Step 4 ($62,847 p.a. pro rata)


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  Sunday, 9 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

For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor,

All conversations will be confidential in nature.


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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