Charge Nurse Manager - Ambulatory Care

 Nelson Hospital

  • Opportunity to take your nursing career to the next level
  • Lead a team delivering critical health services
  • Permanent full-time position 

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

We are looking for our next Charge Nurse Manager to work alongside and lead a team of dedicated nurses at Nelson Hospital. At Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) we believe that nursing is at the heart of delivering quality, individualised care. Our nursing practice is focussed on encouraging innovation, collaboration and professional excellence to achieve optimal health outcomes for patients and their family and whānau. 

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, motivated and culturally competent nurse. You will have advanced clinical knowledge and expertise, and proven leadership experience.  Of particular focus will be family-centered, culturally appropriate and safe care delivery. Along with a strong focus on workforce management and quality improvement. 

You will have a strong record of transformational leadership, clinical mentorship, effective change management and a commitment to excellence in patient care. You will be part of an effective senior nursing team developing and leading models of care, process, policy and guidelines relating to this client group.

For the health and safety of both staff and patients, and in line with the Health Order, all NMH staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork. 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information) 

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) 

Nelson Tasman is a place of stunning natural landscapes – lakes, mountains, rivers, native bush and beaches. The region is known for its relaxed lifestyle and year round dry and sunny days.  Find out more at

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on

For role specific information please contact Lisa Turner, Acting Associate Director of Nursing & Operations Manager on 

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position. 


Applications close: Thursday 16 December, 2021 

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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Permanent/Full Time

Job no: N21-787

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday, 16 December 2021