Enrolled Nurse - Theatre

Operating Theatre – Timaru Hospital

Permanent, Part Time, 64 Hours per Fortnight (Rostered Shifts) (+ on call)


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Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At SCDHB, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

Right now, we’re looking for a Theatre Enrolled Nurse to become part of the team here in Timaru.

As part of our Operating Theatre service you will be working with a supportive and dedicated team.  You will be given the opportunity to use or further develop a wide range of skills working in an environment which encompasses specialties such as orthopaedics, gynaecology, ENT, ophthalmology, general surgery and dental. Never a dull moment or a day that looks like another!

Applicants are required to be registered with the New Zealand Nursing Council and have a current Annual Practising Certificate. 

Please note that the rostered duties for this position cover Monday to Friday but once fully orientated the successful appointee will be required to participate in the on-call roster.

Specific Requirements include:

  • NZ Nursing Council Registration and current APC
  • New Zealand Nursing experience
  • Past Operating Theatre experience is an advantage


Why choose South Canterbury DHB?

As one of the country’s smaller DHBs our people always have room to move and grow - you’ll get a wider exposure to specialties and enjoy the benefits of a flat structure: processes that run smoothly and a fun, friendly culture. With us, you’re more than just a number; you’re part of a team where everyone knows your name. You’ll be supported to thrive through our many professional development opportunities and have the chance to share your expertise as part of our graduate mentoring programme.

On top of all that, you’ll get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, that long-coveted work-life balance is truly achievable here.

At SCDHB, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now - this moment is yours!


Please apply for this vacancy online at https://scdhb.careercentre.net.nz

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding this role please contact Human Resources by phoning 03 687-2230.

Applications closing date: 24 April 2021


As part of our duty of care towards our patients, it is crucial that all patient-facing staff be fully immunised. If you have made it to the later stages of recruitment, you will be expected to produce your immunisation records for infection control purposes.

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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: AWAN1137299

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Saturday, 24 April 2021