Registered Nurse - C ward (Mothers and Babies/ Eating Disorders)


  • Two permanent 0.94 FTE positions available
  • 4 & 2 roster
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC and must have a mental health scope of practice.
  • Providing care, assessment and management of mothers and their babies and patients with eating disorders.

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 

The South Island Regional Eating Disorders Service & Mothers and Babies inpatient Unit, based in the picturesque surroundings of The Princess Margaret Hospital has a fantastic opportunities for a registered nurse to join their team. You will work as part of the C Ward inpatient team working with people with Eating Disorders and with Mothers, who have mental health issues and their babies.

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing care, assessment and management for mothers, the primary care giver of their babies alongside their family.
  • Providing care and assessment of patients with eating disorders.
  • Providing support to families within your care while utilising your risk assessment and management abilities.
  • Professional development and ongoing educational opportunities are encouraged and supported. 

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

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.

If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

Contact us on recruitment@cdhb.health.nz for additional information

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: PC0467366

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Closes 25th of July