Registered or Enrolled Nurse - Surgical (Ward 10) Nelson Hospital

Permanent 0.8FTE working 64 hours a fortnight 

  • Recent post-registration acute care nursing experience is required
  • Interesting role with a diverse range of patients 

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

Ward 10 is a 27 bed General Surgical ward which provides acute and elective care across Colorectal, Vascular, Urology, Breast and Trauma specialties and includes a 3 bed Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU).  We practice in a collaborative patient partnership model of care to achieve best possible outcomes for our patients/families and whānau.

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

You will be a NZ Registered Nurse, or Enrolled Nurse, with a current NZNC practising certificate and post-registration nursing experience in an acute care setting.

You will also be a team player, who enjoys keeping up to date with clinical practice, with excellent organisational and time management skills and a commitment to quality.

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.

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

We offer an environment where our team strives to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and their families and whānau. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

In this role you will be able to apply your acute nursing skills to make a real difference to people’s lives. At Nelson Marlborough Health we do great work and we need a great team to help us deliver.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health 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) 

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

For role specific information please contact Carolyn Anderson – Charge Nurse Manager – Ward 10 on

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. 

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


Applications close: Thursday 8th December - unless filled prior. (Applications will be processed as they are received. We encourage you to apply early) 

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 recruit for cultural competence and

encourage applications from candidates from all cultures.

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

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: N21-783

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday 8th December - unless filled prior