Registered Nurse – VRM Resource, Wairau Hospital, Blenheim

Variance Response Management (VRM) Team

0.6FTE fixed-term until 1 May 2022

  • This role offers plenty of variety across all wards/units/shifts
  • A minimum of 2 years post-registration nursing experience is required

Are you an experienced RN with a can do attitude and the flexibility to adapt to a changing and dynamic clinical environment on a daily basis? If so, this role could be the ideal next step for you.  

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

This VRM position requires you to practice both independently and in collaboration with your nursing colleagues and other health professionals to assess consumers’ health needs. You will utilise your sound knowledge and experience in general surgical/medical/acute care nursing to provide quality care, advice and support consumers to manage their own health. 

You will be working mainly afternoon and night shifts across a variety of wards/units at Nelson Hospital.

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

You will have NZNC registration and a current practising certificate and will be a vibrant and enthusiastic registered nurse with at least 2 years post-registration general surgical / medical / acute care nursing experience. It will be important that you have a commitment to providing a quality service and being part of a high performing team. You will have excellent organisational and time management skills and will enjoy keeping up to date with clinical practice. 

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's 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 nformation)

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

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. Alternatively, for role specific information please contact Stephanie Watson – ADON & Operations Manager, Wairau Hospital via

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form.


Applications close: Thursday 9th December

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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Fixed Term/Part Time

Job no: W21-260

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 5 December 2021