Registered Nurses - Kaikōura - permanent and casual

A career opportunity for Registered Nurses looking at broadening their depth of experience within a unique Integrated Health Care model!

Have you ever thought about being part of something big? All while ‘living the dream’ – surrounded by the flamboyance of Kaikōura’s cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. That’s not mentioning the unique outdoor recreation and wilderness, specific to Kaikōura.

We are looking for the best of the best!! Registered Nurses like you, with a current New Zealand Practising Certificate and who will deliver the right level of care and service to the community of Kaikōura and its Visitors. 

This is your chance to impact a WHOLE service all whilst working in a beautiful modern facility, built to 100% IL3 which has been a safe haven for the community not losing water or power during a natural disaster, offers great resources and where you will deliver nursing care across a wide range of services including:

  • Acute Admitting Unit
  • Long term/ residential
  • Palliative
  • Respite
  • Maternity
  • Mental Health

Kaikōura Health Te Ha O Te Ora – committed to helping people stay well in their own home

About the Roles

  • 1 Practice Nurse - permanent part time .8 FTE to work in the GP clinic 
  • 1 Registered Nurse - permanent part time 0.8 FTE role 
  • Casual roles available working on a rotational roster with other possible opportunities including District Nursing
  • Reporting to Nurse Manager, Kaikoura Health
  • Working for the health and wellbeing of the Kaikoura Community ensuring we meet their needs and continue to foster relationships
  • You will demonstrate safe cultural practices that align with Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • You will work across a multi-disciplinary team
  • You will work to influence and improve nursing practice
  • Build effective relationships with external health, education and social service providers

Skills & Experience

  • Hold a current New Zealand Nursing Annual Practice Certificate
  • Experience in working in a complex multi-disciplinary environment
  • Demonstrate excellent acute nursing clinical skills
  • Whakawhanaungatanga (ability to forge and foster relationships)
  • Whakamanaakitanga (ability to treat others with respect, encouragement and support)
  • Whakakotahitanga (ability to work in your role and actively participate and align this to our organisational values and goals)

Our Culture

  • 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.​


  • provision of further education and support on site with a clinical nurse specialist
  • Something For You is an employee benefits programme available to all staff of the CDHB. CDHB staff are entitled to preferential rates at a wide selection of partners either on a permanent basis or at exclusive events throughout the year. For both the things you need and the things you just want, as a CDHB employee you will be sure to enjoy being able to choose a little Something For You.
  • We help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you, resulting in better patient outcomes.

If this role is something that sounds exciting to you, please apply now!  Please indicate in your cover letter which role you are most interested in - Registered Nurse or Practice Nurse.

E koekoe te tūi, e ketekete te kākā, e kūkū te kereru!

It takes all people!

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at to complete an application.

Permanent/Part Time, Casual

Job no: 233397

Location: Kaikoura

Closing Date: Sunday, 23 September 2018