Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses, Wairau Hospital (casual pool)

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board

  • Casual
  • Nelson-Tasman
  • Casual positions working across a range of clinical areas
  • Assist our healthcare delivery teams at Wairau Hospital 

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki ēnei mahi (About these positions)

We are looking for registered nurses and enrolled nurses to work throughout our hospital on a casual basis to cover sickness, annual leave and support our teams during periods of high demand on our service. The hours of work will vary dependent on need, but will include a mixture of morning, afternoon and night shifts. 

Please note - casual positions do not meet minimum hour requirements for international applicants.

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

You will be caring and compassionate with the desire to provide quality, patient-centred care. Good communication and flexibility are essential, along with the ability to work with teams in a variety of clinical areas. 

Previous experience of medical, surgical, emergency/critical, paediatric, theatre/perioperative nursing carewould be an advantage, but experience in other areas will be considered. It is essential that you have a current annual practising certificate. 

As only one position description (PD) can be uploaded against this vacancy on the Nelson Marlborough Health careers site, please email vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nzto request a copy of the Enrolled Nurse or Health Care Assistant PD.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork.

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position)

We can offer a supportive environment working with teams dedicated to providing quality patient care. You will also have access to excellent training and education opportunities to maintain your professional development.

We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes. Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

Keen to apply now – please fill in our online application form

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. 

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Applications close: Open until filled

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi. 

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

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