Registered Nurse - Clinical Coach, Paediatrics (Blenheim)

on 5 August


Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand (Nelson Marlborough)

  • Fixed-term 12 months
  • 0.8 FTE (64 hours per fortnight)
  • Wairau Hospital, Blenheim

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)

This exciting new role will support the clinical education/training needs of nursing staff within the Paediatrics team at Wairau Hospital. This role utilises the principles of evidence based practice to meet the learning needs of new and developing nursing team members.

This is a fixed-term position for 12 months, working 64 hours per fortnight (0.8 FTE).

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

We are looking for a Registered Nurse, Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand with a current practising certificate. You will have the skills to provide education and coaching appropriate to Critical Care and the ability to demonstrate clinical leadership.

For the health and safety of staff and patients all Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) staff are required to comply with the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, including boosters.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) is the main health provider for Te Tau Ihu, 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 encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community. You will enjoy being part of a part of a team with a 'one team, one dream' ethos. You will feel included, consulted and supported. We work hard, we do a fantastic job and we enjoy doing it. Most importantly we achieve more by doing it together!!

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlborough region visit

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

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

For role specific information please contact Rebecca Sotomayor-Sugden, Charge Nurse Manager via

Apply now, it's easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining your interest in this position.

Ref: W22-170.

Applications close: Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so we encourage you to apply early.


Te Whatu Ora (Nelson Marlborough) 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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