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Registered or Enrolled Nurses

Registered or Enrolled Nurse – flexible opportunities

Nursing Resource Unit

Southland Hospital

Salary Bands 

Registered Nurse - $81,600 - $106,700 p.a. pro-rata + Kiwisaver + car park

Enrolled Nurse – $72,900 - $83,349 p.a. pro-rata + Kiwisaver + car park


  • Truly a work/life balance job opportunity
  • Variety in your daily work – great for professional development
  • Talk to us about what hours per week work for you
  • Competitive salary + Carpark 
  • Opportunities for both Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses


Right now our Nursing Resource Unit is looking to bolster their workforce with additional nursing team members to assist across the hospital to meet additional resource demand.


He aha kei te tāpae | What’s on offer

We’d love to hear from you if you are a Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse, and have a discussion regarding options available. Some of these include;

  • Family friendly hours such as;
  • Flexible hours
  • Any number of shifts
  • Part Shifts such as 6-11pm
  • Rostering as part of a casual pool may also be an option
  • Length of contract is also flexible and permanent or temporary employment options are available
  • Baby Friendly facilities

There are options of working in specific clinical areas or our resource team (where you can be deployed across differing clinical areas) therefore support is available from colleagues along with learning and professional development support.  


View Registered Nurse Position Description


View Enrolled Nurse Position Description


Mōu ake | About you


To be successful in this role you will be:-

  • A good communicator and team player,
  • Flexible and adaptable,
  • Eligible to work in New Zealand,
  • Able to work collaboratively with other health professionals and autonomously,
  • Able to easily integrate into different established teams in order to provide effective patient care,
  • And have Nursing Council of NZ registration, and a current APC.
  • Ideally have previous experience in a hospital setting.


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

Sick of long commutes to work? - Southland Hospital is located within a 10 - 15 minute drive from anywhere in Invercargill and offers free car parking on site for staff.  Our hospital is a modern, secondary level 4 base hospital offering an innovative and progressive working environment.  Small and intimate enough to get to know not only your colleagues, but your patients in particular.  Here you will enjoy a clinically challenging and rewarding job combined with a relaxed and satisfying lifestyle.


Now is a great time to re-locate to Southland if you were considering the move.  Southland offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing, and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it’s the outdoors - kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting, or fishing; or theatre, live-music or art or shopping and dining out – there’s literally something for everyone.  Check out Discover Invercargill for what we can offer you and your whanau.


Utu whānui |Salary range

This role belongs to the Health NZ/NZNO Collective Agreement and falls between Step 2 ($81,683 p.a. pro-rata) and Step 7 ($106,739) p.a. pro-rata of the Registered Nurse Salary Scale or between Step 2 ($72,985 p.a. pro-rata) and Step 5 ($83,349 p.a. pro-rata) of the Enrolled Nurse Salary Scale.


Rā mōnehu |Closing Date: 29 June 2024

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 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


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)

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