District Nurse - Marlborough (0.6FTE)

Permanent 0.6FTE (48 hours a fortnight), daytime roster (8.00AM to 4.30PM) including 1 weekend in 4.

Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough) formerly NMDHB

Location: Marlborough Health Hub

  • Registered Nurse with a passion for community nursing
  • Are you interested in working with people and whanau in their own homes, addressing inequities and advocating for what is important to them?
  • Are you interested in encouraging individual health planning and self-determination in relation to people’s care?
  • Would a diverse day that may include hopping onto a boat, or opening a farm gate, to access the person we are visiting, add interest to your day? 

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

We are a vibrant and friendly multidisciplinary team committed to providing a quality service to clients in the community. The District Nursing Services runs a daytime roster that includes weekend shifts.

In this role is to work with local communities to promote health, prevent disease and maintain wellness, as well as work in partnership to assist and support families and whānau towards self-reliance in health.

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

Clinical skills in wound care and palliative care are preferred. You will be flexible and able to work in a variety of different settings including people’s homes, clinics, schools and community centres. 

You will have NZNC registration, a current practising certificate and a full driver's licence. You will be a great team player passionate about community delivery and the health and wellbeing of our population. You will have outstanding interpersonal skills, be highly motivated and be committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity. 

If you are an enthusiastic Registered Nurse with broad knowledge and skills, and you have a passion for community nursing, this could be the position for you.

Te Whatu Ora staff must have completed their primary course of NZ approved COVID-19 vaccines as they have direct contact with patients and members of the public.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Te Whatu Ora is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, 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)

At Te Whatu Ora we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community. We do great work and we need a great team to help us deliver.

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlborough region visit https://marlboroughnz.com/

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

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


For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or 03 546 1274. Alternatively, for role specific information please contact Jennifer Hodgson, CNM District Nursing, Marlborough at Jennifer.Hodgson@nmdhb.govt.nz.


Closing date: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received.

Te Whatu Ora 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/Part Time

Job no: W23-102

Location: Marlborough Health Hub

Closing Date: Open until filled