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Registered Nurse - Theatres

Registered Nurse - Theatre

Dunedin Hospital

Salary Band – $64,291 - $83,186 p.a prorata + Kiwisaver


  • State of the art brand new eye unit
  • Based in Filluel st, Dunedin
  • 32 Hours per week Monday to Friday


Mō te tūranga | About the role

Your new role will be with our new facility and include:

  • Ultra-modern technology, equipment, and facilities,
  • Work closely with the surgical team
  • Small successful multi-disciplinary team,
  • Opportunity for career progression,
  • 4 days per week, between Monday to Friday, hours of 0700 and 1700


See position description.


Mōu ake | About you

To be successful in this role we are looking for nurses with:

  • Post registration practice experience in theatre nursing,
  • You will enjoy being part of an efficient team
  • Ophthalmic experience would be advantageous
  • New Zealand Registration or willing to obtain


Painga | Benefits


  • Dunedin boasts short commute times, less than 15min to traverse the city
  • Mentorship programme,
  • Negotiable relocation assistance,
  • Regular social events within the team,
  • Career development and progression,
  • Staff discounts from our retail partners,
  • Tier 2 green-list category for work to residency for non-residents,
  • Supportive work culture in a diverse and welcoming team,


Tohutohu | Mentorship

Unique to this team is our mentorship programme. We team you up with some likeminded team members to assist you in joining the team. They will help get you orientated around the city, assist with finding accommodation, amenities, and anything else you might need.


Utu whānui | Salary range

This role belongs to the NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between the step 2 ($64,291 p.a) and Step 7 ($83,186 p.a prorata)


Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  16 December 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 Ben Kingsbury, Recruitment Advisor, (03) 470 9081 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)
  • 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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