Registered Nurses - Wellington

on 9 August


  • Looking for a unique community clinical nursing role? This may be for you!
  • Expand your nursing skills and experience the satisfaction of supporting a person with high complex needs in this client's home
  • Full-time and part-time positions available - rostered shifts AM, PM, nights

Registered Nurses - Wellington

If you are a registered nurse with over one year's post graduate experience who would enjoy the opportunity to work as part of a specialised team providing an exceptional level of support to a client who has complex needs and is supported in his home environment, then this is the role for you!

You would be part of a dedicated team of registered nurses and support workers, delivering support to a person with a spinal cord injury and other health conditions both in his home and in the community to maximise his quality of life.

This role requires the skills of being able to work autonomously but also as a valued member of a community team. The role requires an understanding of direction, delegation and the interface of nursing and support workers working in partnership with the client and their family / whanau. Support is also required to help him to achieve his established lifestyle and rehabilitation goals.

Full-time and part-time roles available - preferably the ability to work one of the following shifts: 7am - 7pm, 7pm - 7am.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • support to manage this client's compromised respiratory status
  • delivery of clinical nursing tasks such as catheter management, ventilator and technical equipment (full training provided)
  • regular assessments of at-risk areas and client vulnerabilities
  • early intervention should the client's health status changes
  • some direct personal support including manual handling, showering, dressing, grooming
  • promotion and support with the team to enable and encourage community participation and the means to enjoy life as he desires
  • regular liaison with members of the support and nursing team.

You will need:

  • a current NZ Registered Nurse practicing certificate
  • good communication skills and fluency in English
  • to be able to work independently
  • to be eligible to work in New Zealand
  • to have a current full driver's licence and own transport is essential.

Who are we?

Healthcare New Zealand - Rehabilitation specialises in providing injury-related support, nursing and rehabilitation services throughout New Zealand. As New Zealand's largest ACC contracted supplier of home and community support services and a provider of ACC nursing services, our goal is to provide the best possible support to people, maximising their independence after an injury.

What we offer you:

  • Full induction and client specific training
  • Well supported network of nurse colleagues
  • Opportunities for professional development that meet your career plans

For further information please contact:

Mike Sunderland:  or

Erin Temo:

HealthCare New Zealand is committed to ensuring the good health and wellbeing of its staff and the people they support by operating a smoke-free environment.

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Applications close on Wednesday, 28 August 2019.

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