Registered Nurse - Ward B7 Paediatric Surgery

  • Permanent part time position available for experienced Paediatric Nurse
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current APC
  • Should have the ability to work rostered shifts in a multi-disciplinary team

Mō te tūnga | About the role

We have opportunities for experienced paediatric RN’s to join us in our paediatric surgical ward. Ward B7 is a 24 bedded ward caring for children who are undergoing a variety of elective and acute surgical procedures.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our cohesive paediatric team and to be involved in a time of significant change for child health at the Canterbury DHB. We have now moved to the new Waipapa building which houses our state of the art paediatric surgical facility, on the edge of the picturesque Hagley Park.

Ko wai koe | About You

Join our service and you will be able to work in collaboration with a large multidisciplinary team to provide quality paediatric care in a busy ward environment.

To ensure best outcomes for our children it is preferable that you have recent child health experience, engage well with children and their families, are flexible, adaptable and have excellent communication skills. 

If you are an interested and dedicated Registered Nurse with experience in Child Health and the ability to work rostered rotating shifts and would like the opportunity to develop your paediatric surgical nursing skills then apply now!

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 and the West Coast community.

The culture at TTe 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 at the Te Whatu Ora Waitaha, 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.

With us you are part of something greater then yourself and encouraged to be your unique 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 Specialist 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. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform your 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.


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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: PC2140256

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Sunday, 9 October 2022