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Registered Nurse - District Nursing (Stomal Therapy)

Registered Nurse

Community Nursing Southland  – District Nurse & Stomal Therapy


Salary Band – $72,000 - $95,000 p.a. pro-rata + Kiwisaver + car park


  • New position within service
  • Career development - opportunity to specialise
  • Permanent position (0.6FTE – 24 hours per week)
  • Competitive salary + paid overtime + Carpark 


 Mō te tūranga | About the role

We are looking for a Registered Nurse (ideally with surgical and community experience) to work a dual role within our District Nursing Services.  A Registered Nurse is required to work a flexible split of District Nursing 0.4FTE and Stomal Therapy 0.2FTE to meet the fluctuating needs of these services.    


Stomal Therapy patients are supported pre surgery and post discharge and are seen in the hospital and clinic setting on a Monday – Friday basis.   District Nurses work in the community setting seven days a week. 


This is an opportunity to enhance your career, grow skills and knowledge and work as part of a specialist community focused team.  


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Mōu ake | About you

We’re looking for a registered nurse with a genuine interest in patients undergoing bowel surgery.  You will also have:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to educate patients and their families
  • Good organisational skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility within the role – able to prioritise as required.
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of team in a collaborative manner in this small specialised service.
  • A current New Zealand Registration and APC.


 Painga | Benefits

  • Continuous support for career development
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Short work commutes – only 10-15 minutes’ drive to work from anywhere in the city
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation in Te Anau and Central Otago
  • Access to a range of retail and entertainment discounts
  • Discounted rates available with local Childcare provider
  • Affordable housing and beautiful scenery


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 Step 2 ($72,061 p.a. pro-rata) and Step 7 ($95,340) p.a. pro-rata of the Registered Nurse Salary Scale.


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:   29 March 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

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


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 - 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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