Clinical Nurse Manager - Medical Ward

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to lead our Acute Medical Ward nursing team.


Our Medical Ward provides comprehensive care for our Hutt Valley population of approximately 148,000. We are the largest ward at HVDHB providing 54 acute medical beds, caring and providing essential cares to patients presenting with a variety of health needs.


We see this position as an ideal role for a current ACNM or CNM who has strong leadership skills and the ability to continue the positive momentum and direction of the service. As our new CNM you will enjoy working in a dynamic and challenging environment and demonstrate the ability to remain focussed on enabling staff to deliver high quality, timely patient care. You must also be able to work flexibly, efficiently and have excellent leadership skills.


  • At least 4-5 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse 
  • A track record of leading teams in the delivery of safe quality patient care
  • Experience with reviewing models of care and implementing change 
  • The ability to support and empower staff to provide effective and efficient patient care
  • The ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships with multidisciplinary teams 
  • Experience with leading quality improvement initiatives 
  • Excellent computer skills

Applicants should be a registered nurse with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a health or relevant setting and at least 2 years’ experience at Associate Clinical Nurse Manager level (or equivalent). You must also be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, a positive outlook, enthusiasm and the ability to lead and develop a team.


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. 

Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 8111225A-19 and job title in the subject line.

We will consider all applications as they are submitted until a suitable applicant has been found. Your application will be assessed against the required competencies and you will be notified of the status of your application as soon as possible.


Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 8111225A-19

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 16 June 2019