Sterile Services/Theatre Technician

  • Two positions available for people who thrive in a busy multitasking environment
  • Join our busy Theatre team at Wairau Hospital

About the role

Applications are invited for two Sterile Services/Theatre Technician positions in our modern state-of-the-art Operating Theatre suite at Wairau Hospital.

  • 1 x temporary full-time position working 80 hours a fortnight (1.0FTE), covering parental leave until mid-November 2019
  • 1 x permanent part-time position working 64 hours a fortnight (0.8FTE)

Important: Please indicate if you have a preference for either position in your covering letter.

Duties will be shared between the Sterile Services department - sterilising and processing reusable instruments and equipment for the Operating Theatre and other hospital departments and working in the Operating Theatre assisting the nursing teams with patient transportation, theatre cleaning and equipment provision.

Hours will be rostered Monday-Friday with an ‘on call’ roster to assist with after-hours work, once training is complete.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player who wants to develop a career in sterile services. You will be eager to learn and thrive in a busy environment. You will need to be flexible to meet the changing demands of the roster. 

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

Find out more about us

How to apply

Keen to apply now, it’s easy – please 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 Wairau and Nelson at

Ref: W19-056

Applications close: Sunday 14th April

Permanent/Part Time, Fixed Term/Temporary/Full Time

Job no: W19-056

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Sunday, 28 April 2019