Security Manager – Nelson Marlborough Health

Commercial Support Group 

Permanent full-time position based in Nelson

  • Bring your security experience and expertise to an organisation that values your contribution as a security specialist
  • A hands-on district-wide role that encompasses property, assets, staff, patients and visitors 

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) 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 mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

The Security Manager’s focus will be on maintaining the physical safety of our employees, patients, clients and visitors while also protecting NMH from theft, vandalism and other crimes. The scope of this role includes our Hospital Campuses, Mental Health and Addictions Service, Disability Support Houses, Corporate and Support Services. 

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

This position would suit an experienced security specialist that is seeking an opportunity to:

  • Build on the work already done by applying a continuous improvement approach that ensures fit for purpose equipment, policies and practices are in place at all times.
  • Take a functional leadership role within our organisation at the district-wide level.

You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work with health professionals, managers and senior leaders, NZ Police, government agencies and suppliers. 

For full details please review the position description available on the NMH careers site. 

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

This is a great opportunity to work in an organisation that makes a difference to people’s lives every day! 

The Nelson region has three large national parks all within 90 minutes drive.  Outdoor pursuits are catered for providing opportunities for mountain biking, tramping, beach and water sports, and skiing, and the region is well known for its wineries, art, crafts and relaxed lifestyle. For more information visit

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

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

For role specific information please contact Kevin Broughton, Manager Commercial Support at or 022 658 1306.

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


Applications close: Thursday 24th June 

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: N21-387

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Thursday, 24 June 2021