Registered Nurse - Nelson


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Nelson / Tasman 



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Temporary, Contract

Job Description:

  • Do you want to join an established, dynamic, NZ owned organisation?
  • We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join our team
  • Fixed-term position until Feb 2020

Who are we?

As New Zealand's largest provider of community-based health and disability support, we are committed to providing support, respect and dignity to our clients, enabling them to have greater independence and quality of life in their own homes.

Registered Nurse

Opportunity for a skilled nurse. We have a fixed-term position available now to Feb 2020, 16 to 24 hrs per week includes working Saturday and Sundays to assist a client with a high spinal cord injury back into his home.

The successful candidate will be working with a team of support workers and an RN service coordinator. It will involve working in the client's home to provide personal care to the client and assist the support worker team to develop their skills and knowledge to meet the client need. Would suit someone wanting a short term change from their existing work. Immediate start.

Think about taking leave from your current role and doing something different. Come and enjoy the friendly people in the sunshine capital and beat the winter chill. The position to start mid-May.

What qualities and skills are we looking for?

This role includes:

  • clinical oversight of a non-registered team and some clinical tasks
  • working with the RN coordinator to ensure that the client support team is competent and confident to support the client
  • educating support workers both 1 to 1 and in groups.

Essential for this role:

  • Registered Nurse with a current NZ practising certificate
  • Experience with and knowledge of people with respiratory failure and spinal cord injuries preferably with an ICU background
  • Emergency and first aid care in the community

Working for us

As a company we are committed to our employees. We're proud to employ and train the best people in all areas of our organisation and we enjoy a vast degree of diversity within our staff teams.

We offer:

  • a great team support network
  • a chance to experience complex client care in the community
  • a chance to make a difference to a family in the Nelson region.

For additional information please contact Terri Coldicutt, Locality Manager 03 548 2009 or

Mēnā he tangata ngākaunui ana koe ki te tautoko i ngā momo tāngata, tēnā pea, kei konei he tūranga mōu. Tukua mai tō tono ki Healthcare NZ.

Applicants for this position will have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. Please apply online and include a CV and covering letter.

To read a copy of our job description and apply - visit our website by pressing the apply now button.

Applications close on Sunday, 15 September 2019.

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Healthcare New Zealand
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