Clinical Nurse Manager (Southern Region)

  • Full time permanent role within in our team based in Hokitika
  • Currently Registered & highly skilled nurse ideally with a background Rural/Remote medicine. 
  • Excellent clinical leadership and interpersonal skills, strong emotional intelligence and high levels of cultural competency


Ehara taku I toa takitahi engari, he toa takitini

My strength, is not the strength  of one, it is the strength of many


What you’ll do with your time

  • Supporting and ensuring that high levels of clinical practice are being conducted across the region
  • Working closely with other area managers to ensure a continuity of care across the West Coast
  • Overseeing and leading our teams including our Rural Nurse Specialists

If you are wanting to step into a rural nursing leadership role thane look no further, we here at  West Coast DHB are leading the way in rural health delivered and this role is pivotal in how Rural & Remote nursing is delivered. You will be leading a team of Rural Nurse Specialists, District Nurses and overseeing a ACNM & a team leader.

We are looking for someone with the following traits

  • Strong understanding of rural & remote medicine along with skills in Emergency care, Primary care & Long Term conditions.
  • Passion for developing and bring the best out of others
  • Flexible, Self-motivated & happy to embrace change.


What we are about

We are unique and like no other in New Zealand with a close-knit community where your work will make a real difference.

We will help you grow as a leader in rural health with a continued focus on your career development

We continue to break new ground and shape our health system to wrap care around patients in their communities.


Why us

This isn’t a job for just anyone, joining us means sharing our goals and values and being dedicated to this community and our team as we seek to become a centre of excellence in rural health care. We offer competitive benefits, flexible working arrangements and a relocation scheme to candidates who will join us in this.


What’s Next

 Please apply online via our careers website or to for further questions, please contact: Simon Liddy


Phone: 03 337 7890


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

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: WC237088

Location: Hokitika, South Westland

Closing Date: Sunday, 24 November 2019