Casual Registered Nurse | Oxford Community Hospital

  • Casual position available within our friendly team at Oxford Hospital
  • You will be a 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 hospital offering continuing care of the elderly, medical, palliative care and respite care for the local community.

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.

This is a casual position and you will work as part of a 24/7 roster which involves weekend and night shifts.


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

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

We are committed to honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations. We believe in improving, promoting, and protecting the health and well-being of the Canterbury the West Coast community.


The culture at Canterbury District Health Board, is driven by our ā Mātou Uara (Our Value​​​​​​​s):

Care and respect for others - Manaaki me te whakaute i te tangata.

Integrity in all we do - Hāpai i ā mātou mahi katoa i runga i te pono.

Responsibility for outcomes - Te Takohanga i ngā hua


Ngā hua | Benefits of working at CDHB

When you work at the Canterbury District Health Board, you are part of a wider whānau that will support you along your journey. We offer great coaching, mentoring and learning outcomes for all staff. We are always improving our facilities across all campuses and have amazing discounts from select retailers, restaurants and business.

At the DHB, you are part of something greater then yourself and encouraged to your uniquely self.


Tono ināianei | Apply Now

Only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted, therefore apply directly on our career site here. Contact us on for additional information.

We have a range of clinical and non-clinical roles at CDHB, there could be a place for you!

Applicants will be progressed as they apply – so please apply now!


The Future of the Health Industry

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 you role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of 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.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

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Job no: PC1781523b

Location: Oxford

Closing Date: Thursday, 7 July 2022