Registered Nurses – Theatre (Wairau Hospital)

Location: Blenheim 

  • Bring your theatre experience to Wairau Hospital in sunny Blenheim
  • Friendly and supportive team
  • Challenging and rewarding roles
  • Permanent positions 

About the role 

You will be based in the main theatre department at Wairau Hospital where we provide public acute and elective services as well as private cases. We are a friendly, supportive team focusing on providing a caring and professional environment, delivering quality care and extended nursing practice. Wairau Hospital Theatre Suite consists of 5 Operating Theatres including Endoscopy with a Recovery Room, a Sterile Services department and Day Stay Unit. 

We are have four 0.7 FTE positions available; however, we are willing to negotiate FTE to get the right people for these positions. It would be helpful if you could indicate your preferred FTE in your covering letter.

About you

You must be a NZ Registered Nurse with a current NZNC practising certificate and post-graduate nursing experience working with a multi-disciplinary perioperative or PACU team.  You will have a positive attitude, an innovative and adaptable approach to practice, be a team player, who enjoys keeping up to date with clinical practice, with excellent communication, organisational and time management skills and a real commitment to quality.

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving nearly 145,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. 

Find out more about us

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What we offer 

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes. 

The Marlborough region is known for its warm, dry climate. The picturesque Marlborough Sounds, Queen Charlotte Track, Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman National Park provide an abundance of opportunities for lifestyle pursuits. Marlborough also has nearly 80% of New Zealand’s wine industry spread across its extensive valleys. There are many excellent schools and facilities for families making our part of New Zealand one of the most desirable places to live and work.  Visit:  to find out more about the region.

How to apply

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

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. Alternatively, for role specific information please contact Monette Johnston, Nurse Manager – Theatre Nelson & Wairau Hospitals via

Ref: W19-059

Applications close: Sunday 28th April (unless filled prior) 

Permanent/Part Time

Job no: W19-059

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday 28th April (unless filled prior)