Registered Nurse Neurosciences Unit - Fixed Term
Capital Health Careers
Wellington, New Zealand
11d ago


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has the equivalent of around 4,300 full time staff, making us a major employer in the Wellington region.

We are also the leading provider of a number of specialist services, including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care, and specialised mental health services, for the upper South and lower North Islands, a population of about 900,000 people.

Our DHB has an annual budget of more than $1 billion, which we use to deliver health services directly and contract external providers to provide care, such as general practices, rest homes and pharmacists.

CCDHB operates two hospitals Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua as well as the Kapiti Health Centre in Paraparaumu.

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital. It is a foodies paradise, cultural art-loving harbour city, and a place you quickly begin to call home.

Wellington has been named the best place to live in the world by Deutsche Bank’s 2017 study of 47 cities globally ranked.

According to Deutsche Bank, it is also officially the city with the world's highest quality of life and has the least pollution of any city ranked.


This is your opportunity to gain employment in our dynamic Neurosciences Unit at Wellington Regional Hospital. This position will enable you to be at the forefront of an exciting and expanding clinical environment and will allow you to contribute to and engage in, on-

going development of Neurosciences nursing skills, knowledge and practice.

The unit provides a 24 hour a day, 7 days a week service and our staff function on rostered and rotating shifts. We are currently recruiting for a part-

time (0.7FTE) 12 month fixed term position covering parental leave.

We offer a comprehensive education package and continuous support to assist you in your professional and personal development.

Don’t miss your chance to work in a very supportive and collegial workplace where your input is valued.


We are looking for a Registered Nurse with :

  • Current Nursing Council of New Zealand Registration and Annual Practicing Certificate
  • Neuroscience experience (but not essential)
  • 2 or more years acute care experience with proven skills in acute assessment
  • Competence in cannulation and phlebotomy is also desirable
  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment that values teamwork and dynamism
  • New graduate nurses need not to apply as you will need to go through ACE Recruitment. For further information, please go to

    Overseas applicants should first establish their eligibility for registration with the Nursing Council of New Zealand and further information is available on


    Capability development is a high priority for CCDHB. Professional development opportunities are a given, as well as the ability to upskill and to take on other roles.

    People and their skills are highly valued at CCDHB.

    Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, access to a cost-effective gym including exercise classes and use of two low-

    cost holiday homes at Taupo.


    Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

    Applications close on 19 August 2018. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email recruitment ccdhb. and please indicate the vacancy number (NM141-18) and job title in the subject line.


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