Registered Nurses - Ward 18 Plastics

  • Permanent full-time and part time positions, along with part-time fixed term opportunities available
  • Recent experience in wound care or a surgical environment preferred, but not essential 
  • Registered with the NZ Nursing Council with current APC

Mō te tūnga - About the Role

Here in Ward 18, our specialty service cares for patients requiring hand, breast and plastic surgery. We also specialise in wound management and are the Regional Burn Centre for the South Island. We are seeking a motivated and energetic Registered Nurse to join our team.

Positions include both permanent full and part time, along with fixed term part-time opportunities. 

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako - Skills and Experience

Join us and add value to our dedicated multi-disciplinary team and in return you will have the opportunity to expand on your own surgical nursing skills and experience.

Your ability to engage with a variety of people, your excellent communication and interpersonal skills and sound time management will see you work effectively in our busy environment.

We will provide you with a comprehensive orientation program which will be tailored to your needs and you will also receive support with your ongoing professional development.

This position is working rostered shifts.  You will be a New Zealand Registered Nurse with a current Annual Practising Certificate.

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

Job no: PC2483943

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 11 June 2023