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Registered Nurse - Lakes District

Registered Nurse 

Lakes District Hospital  

Salary Band – $68,000 - $80,000 p.a. pro-rata + Kiwisaver


  • Great location
  • Great team
  • Permanent positions – 0.6 - 0.7FTE
  • Competitive salary + paid overtime



Mō te tūranga | About the role

You will be responsible for providing a high standard of nursing care to all patients, using knowledge-based practise and a holistic nursing approach, in accordance with quality and legislative requirements.  You will also be part of an on-call roster to assist with transfers.


Mōu ake | About you

The successful applicants must have the ability to initiate and accept responsibility, work autonomously where appropriate or necessary and have the ability to function well in a multidisciplinary team.

We’re looking for registered nurses with preferably 3 years or greater post grad experience, you will also have:

  • A current New Zealand Registration and APC.
  • Previous Emergency Department experience.
  • Excellent assessment skills.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to quickly develop a rapport with patients and their whanau/family.


Painga | Benefits

  • Continuous support for career development
  • Access to discounted staff holiday accommodation and a range of retail discounts
  • Work in a great location with excellent recreation opportunities


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 the step 3 ($67,938 p.a. pro-rata) and Step 7 ($83,186 p.a. pro-rata)


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:   20 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 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


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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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