Registered Nurses/Tapuhi Rēhita - Intensive Care Unit

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Location: Wellington Regional Hospital

Contract: Multiple positions - Fixed/Permanent/Partime/Full Time


We are looking for an innovative, committed, forward thinking registered nurses to join the team in Intensive Care Services, Wellington Hospital.  Our service encompasses all specialties including cardio-thoracic, neurosurgery and paediatrics.  The staff nurse role will be for a permanent or fixed-term position covering 12hour rostered and rotating shifts and will either be full-time or part-time.

We have a strong commitment to nursing education and excellence in patient care.  There are many opportunities to further your education and be part of a committed and innovative team.  The Service offers support on the Professional Development Recognition Programme and progress towards a Masters degree.  There is also the opportunity to train as a flight nurse within the busiest flight retrieval service in New Zealand.

A background in critical care is desired however two years acute care nursing experience is a minimum requirement.  If you are keen to be part of a service that supports initiative, autonomy and excellence in nursing practice then we are interested in hearing from you.

There are a variety of contracts available including leave cover, permanent or fixed-term and full-time or part-time.


  • General staff nurse duties Intensive Care
  • Delivery of ICU and HDU care in general adult and paediatric ICU


  • Current New Zealand Annual Practicing Certificate 
  • Background in critical care nursing or acute care nursing experience
  • Intensive care qualification desirable


Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu. 

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs - Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. 

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people.


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 24th September 2019. Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email and please indicate the vacancy number NM186-19 and job title in the subject line.

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By joining together we will succeed


Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time, Fixed Term/Full Time, Fixed Term/Part Time

Job no: NM186-19

Location: Wellington Hospital

Closing Date: 24th September 2019