Casual Registered Nurse - Waikari Hospital


  • Casual position available to cover with annual, sick and educational leave cover.
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as a sole charge practitioner.


Our Purpose: Why we do it


When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 New Zealanders that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.


The Team: What we do 


Waikari Hospital is a 10 bed CDHB rural hospital which includes Long Term Care patients, respite, palliative, medical, post op and transitional for going home from Burwood and Christchurch Public Hospital. It is staffed by 1 Registered Nurse, 1 Healthcare Assistant & 1 cook for am shifts and 1 Registered Nurse, 1 Healthcare Assistant for pm shifts and 1 Registered Nurse nocte.


The Role: Where you fit in


In this role you will deliver excellent nursing care as a sole charge practitioner to a variety of patients and will be involved with aged care, rehabilitation, respite and palliative care. This position would suit an experienced nurse who is available to cover the full range of shifts.


Our Culture: What matters to us 


Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do 

Health is ultimately all about people. What’s important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.


Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story


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.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

Please apply online, or contact us on

Applicants will be progressed as they apply, so if this sounds like you, please apply now! 


Job no: PC0613564

Location: Waikari

Closing Date: 26th of February, 2020