Registered Nurses | Oxford Community Hospital - Fixed Term

  • Permanent part-time 0.5FTE position, along with a part-time 0.6FTE fixed term position available covering parental leave until February 2024
  • Experienced Registered Nurse with the Nursing Council of New Zealand and hold a current NZ Practicing Certificate
  • Experienced in working in Aged Care with the ability to work in a sole-charge position and as part of a cohesive team

Mō te tūnga | About the role

Oxford Community Hospital is a 13 bed community facility.  Our team provide hospital level continuing care of the elderly, palliative care and respite care for the local community and as part of the wider team of Te Whatu Ora Waitaha.

You will contribute to the friendly, cohesive team by providing expert nursing care to the patients and working professionally with all members of the MDT, supported by local on-site leadership and as a valued member of our rural health team.

Two positions available:

  • Permanent part-time 0.5FTE position 
  • Fixed term part-time 0.6FTE position covering parental leave until February 2024.

You will work as part of a 24/7 roster which involves weekend and night shifts.  We are also interest in hearing from candidates who require increased hours, and will to work across a number of our rural community facilities. 

Please put on your cover letter which role you are applying for. 

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills and experience

You will be an experienced, confident practitioner with exceptional assessment skills with the ability to work autonomously and lead a small and cohesive team.

Enthusiastic, motivated, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to engage a variety of people, is paramount in this role.

Excellent communication and time management skills are paramount to your success in this role.

You will be passionate towards servicing the community and giving it your best.

Mō mātou – About us

From July last year the Canterbury DHB transitioned across to Te Whatu Ora - Health NZ. This is a great opportunity to make a difference at a time of significant change in the healthcare sector.

Waitaha Canterbury is considered a world leader in its people centred approach to health care. We have a unique one health system approach focused on providing "the right care and support, to the right person, at the right time and in the right place." We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region.

We are proud of how we do things. We have a way of working that we consider unique. It's about trying new things, listening to ideas from wherever they come from and working together as one.

We are passionate about attracting, recruiting and retaining talented people – become part of our team.

Ngā hua – Benefits

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

Tono ināianei – Apply Now

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at complete an application.

Enquiries: Natalie Gaunt – Recruitment Specialist –

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will meet many people, some of whom may be vulnerable.  Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19.  The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.



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Permanent/Part Time, Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: PC2321232

Location: Oxford

Closing Date: Sunday, 9 July 2023