Registered Nurse - Paediatric Outpatient Department

  • Fixed term covering parental leave to April 2024
  • Part time 0.4FTE working Thursday and Friday
  • Experience working with Tamariki (Children)

Mō te tūnga | About the role

The Paediatric Day Ward is operational Monday to Friday 0800-1630.  We are a small cohesive team who look after Tamariki aged 0-16 years of age.  Any procedure that doesn’t require an inpatient admission is done in the Day Ward, for example dressings, CVAD access and cares, infusions including blood products and monoclonal antibodies, immunisations, venepuncture, and sedated procedures.

Ko wai koe | About You

We are looking for a Registered Nurse who has experience working with tamariki, and who will work collaboratively and effectively in our small team. 

You will have:

  • A passion to engage with and provide holistic care for tamariki and their whanau (family).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Confidence, initiative and a proactive, solution focused approach to work.
  • Registration with the New Zealand Nursing Council and a current Annual Practising Certificate

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 Te Whatu Ora Waitaha, 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 Te Whatu Ora Waitaha

When you work for us 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.

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 Steph Keene, Recruitment Partner on for additional information.

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. 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.

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Fixed Term/Contract/Part Time

Job no: PC2432713

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Monday, 3 April 2023